Technology • Innovation • Publishing — Issue #200



The Metaverse Standards Forum

Meta Pulls Support for Tool Used to Keep Misinformation in Check

Amazon uses kid’s dead grandma in morbid demo of Alexa audio deepfake

Amazon’s workforce turnover is so high that it could run out of people to hire by 2024

Publishing & Media

How media startups can launch minimal viable products

PRH Partners With Aesop for Second Year to Launch Queer Libraries Across America

The Bronx is Reading Bookstore

Book challenges in Virginia Beach should be dismissed, Barnes & Noble, authors say

The 25 Most Significant New York City Novels From the Last 100 Years
Four writers and one bookseller gathered over Zoom to make a list devoted to fiction in which the city is more than mere setting.

Tribeca Enterprises will launch Tribeca Audio, a podcast network dedicated to curating audio content year-round

The Economist Group: Digital drives double-digit growth

Dotdash Meredith’s ‘Parents’ Launches Kindred, Site For Black Parents

News Corp Australia’s new audience prediction technology will encourage journalists to change words and story angles to attract new subscribers

Mellon Foundation Awards $600,000 to Digital Preservation Outreach and Education Network

Resources & Opportunities

Blk + Brwn Book Designers

Pitching to the press

2022 [margins.] Literary Conference + Festival

News Equity Fund — Google News Initiative

2022 Midterm Election Events Calendar

Where Can I Run for Office?

What Companies Can Do Now to Protect Digital Rights In A Post-Roe World

Go to an incognito/Tor browser first! Via

A Guide to Abortion Resources in a Post-Roe America

You can now schedule vaccine appointments at city-run sites for kids under 5



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Kathy Sandler

Kathy Sandler

Sr Mgr, Content Applications, Penguin Random House * Innovation * Technology * Publishing * Opinions expressed are my own