Category Archives: Reading & publishing

Coventry Conversations 2009

  The excellent Coventry Conversations series of talks by media insiders continues. The winter season features Jon Blair, Nick Davies, John Oucho, David Moorcroft, Andrew Mackenzie, Peter Ogden, Jon Snow, Peter Barron, Richard Keeble, Bob Satchwell, Roger Cook, Martin Lewis and Andrew Vallance. Practitioners and academics in an hour of talk about contemporary issues in […]

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Making sense of numbers

BBC News Magazine is running a series by Michael Blastland on making sense of numbers: interpreting data, research, media coverage. Surveys & media coverage Myth of counting: the economy, growth, recession Michael Blastland is the author, with Andrew Dilnot, of The Tiger That Isn’t: Seeing Through a World of Numbers

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Textbook piracy

“Textbook Piracy – Book Publishers Making Inroads? Using the Internet to “improperly” download copyrighted material continues to be a major issue for a number of industries. Of late, downloading has moved beyond the pleasure phase of securing one’s favorite song and into the world of college textbooks. The issue for both industries is fundamentally the […]

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