Publishing

Jo-Ann Snyder reacts when she see's the check from Publishers Clearing House at her home in Wilkes-Barre Twp., Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (Aimee Dilger/The Times Leader via AP)
February 23, 2018 - 6:02 pm
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania retiree has won $1 million upfront and $5,000 a week for the rest of her life through the Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes. Members of the marketing company's Prize Patrol on Friday surprised 72-year-old Jo-Ann Snyder at her home in Wilkes-Barre (WILKS'-...
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February 20, 2018 - 9:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Milo Yiannopoulos (MY'-loh yuh-NAH'-poh-lihs) is dropping his lawsuit against his former publisher. In papers filed Tuesday in New York State Supreme Court, Yiannopoulos and Simon & Schuster asked that the case be dismissed "without any admission of liability." After his legal...
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February 12, 2018 - 2:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dessa's latest project is all words. The Minneapolis-based rapper-singer has a deal with Dutton for a book of essays, the publisher told The Associated Press on Monday. "My Own Devices: True Stories from the Road on Music, Science, and Senseless Love" is scheduled to come out Sept...
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(WBEN) - Amazon has released a list of 20 finalists for their highly coveted second headquarters. Buffalo and Rochester had submitted a joint bid for what was being dubbed 'HQ2' but it did not make the list of 20 finalists. Toronto, Pittsburgh, Columbus, and New York City are among the cities still...
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March 04, 2017 - 4:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tommy Page, a former pop star whose song "I'll Be Your Everything" went to No. 1 in 1990 and who later became a record company executive, publisher of Billboard magazine and a vice president at Pandora, has died. He was 46. Billboard.com Editorial Director, Denise Warner said Page...
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FILE - This April 6, 2016 file photo shows magazine editor Tina Brown at the 7th Annual Women in the World Summit opening night in New York. Brown has a deal with Henry Holt and Company to publish the diaries she kept during her years running "Vanity Fair," the publisher announced. “The Vanity Fair Dairies” comes out in November. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
March 02, 2017 - 10:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Brown has some secrets to spill. The British-born author and magazine editor has a deal with Henry Holt and Co. to publish the diaries she kept during her years running Vanity Fair, the publisher told The Associated Press. "The Vanity Fair Dairies" comes out in November. Brown...
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Reporters line up in hopes of attending a briefing in Press Secretary Sean Spicer's office at the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. White House held an off camera briefing in Spicer's office, where they selected who could attend. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 24, 2017 - 6:27 pm
News organizations including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing Friday. The Associated Press chose not to participate in the briefing after White House press secretary Sean Spicer restricted the...
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February 22, 2017 - 11:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Some Philadelphia supermarkets and beverage distributors say they're gearing up for layoffs because the city's new soda tax has cut beverage sales by 30 percent to 50 percent, worse than the city predicted. An owner of six supermarkets tells The Philadelphia Inquirer ( http://...
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