What to Read next in the poetry book publishing debate

Poetry book publisher Heinemann Publishing is currently engaged in a legal battle with its publisher, New Directions, to end its contract with New Directions.The dispute started after New Directions allegedly paid royalties from a poetry book by poet, artist and author Sam Shepard.The royalties from Shepard’s poem “Crazy,” which is featured in Shepard’s collection, The […]

How to tackle ‘fake news’

An article on the front page of Al Jazeera’s website, headlined “The truth of what’s happening in the world is getting bigger,” claimed that the world was getting “bigger and bigger”.The article was published on November 17.The article described an “unprecedented rise in fake news” and the “increasing influence” of the “right wing”.The Al Jazeera […]