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Ukraine publishers speak out against ban on Russian books

Ukrainian publishers have reacted angrily to their government’s ban on importing books from Russia, claiming it will create a black market and damage the domestic industry.

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Inside Time Inc.’s Plan to Save the Newsstand

If print is dying, the newsstand has become something of a retail hospice.

Regular Folio: readers are well aware of the quarterly MagNet reports heralding further gloom for the industry's most troubled distribution channel — with some observers going as far as to blame publishers themselves for hastening the declines — but Drew Wintemberg, recently appointed president of Time Inc. Retail after 15 years as EVP of sales and logistics, believes it doesn't need to be that way.

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Fake News, Russia and Democracy: What's the Media Industry's Responsibility?

Kent Harrington, a former senior CIA analyst, served as National Intelligence Officer for East Asia, Chief of Station in Asia and CIA's Director of Public Affairs. 

Facts, President John Adams said, are stubborn things.  If Adams had watched the 2016 presidential campaign he might have added, "unless you make up your own."  American elections have never lacked for unfounded claims or accusations generated in the heat of political battle.  But when it comes to outright distortions and falsehoods, the flood of fake news in the 2016 election established, oxymoronically speaking, a new low water mark.

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How Putin’s ‘false information’ social media campaign could destabilise Europe

IT’S capable of causing widespread harm, but Russia’s latest damaging weapon probably isn’t what you think it is.
European nations are being targeted in a new type of war, one that is already being felt across the continent.

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Pravda comes to Scotland 'to extend Russian influence in UK'

Pravda, one of the most famous and controversial newspapers in the world, is planning to set up a branch in Edinburgh.

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