What's New in Publishing / Monojoy Bhattacharjee
The New York Times / Brian X. Chen
American Press Institute / Susan Benkelman and Daniel Funke
Fact-checkers gear up for elections in Europe, partnering on FactCheckEU →
“The misinformation ecosystem in Europe has some specificities. For instance, it’s much less money-driven than some of the misinformation you have in North America — simply because, if you’re looking to maximize profit, you’re not going to open a blog of fake stories on Lithuanian or Danish politics. But the fact that the EU has so many languages poses other challenges.”
Reuters / Kenneth Li and Helen Coster
The New York Times / Julia Jacobs
The new Gawker will not be “Gawker 2.0” →
New editor Dan Peres: “In the later years they probably took things too far. There was a lot of gratuitous meanness and sort of misguided decision-making…There’s an opportunity to draw on the great things that they did and dismiss some of the not-great things that they did.”
Spacehawk: the complete collection of Basil Wolverton’s space crusader
Spacehawk is Fantagraphics' recently published complete collection of Basil Wolverton's long-lost space-hero comics, published for a two-year run starting in 1940. In his introduction, Monte Wolverton (Basil's son) explains that Basil had always dreamed of having his own superhero book, and that Spacehawk was the realization of that dream.
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