1,990Nov 16, 2010
Book Discussion on Words and Money
Andre Schiffrin, founder of The New Press, argues that media conglomeration has led to the death of serious reportage in the United States. The author presents his thoughts on the current state ...
983Dec 8, 2009
Book Discussion on Dr. Seuss & Co. Go To War
Andre Schiffrin talked about the book he edited, Dr. Seuss & Co. Go To War: The World War II Editorial Cartoons of America’s Leading Comic Artists (The New Press; October 6, ...
753Dec 7, 2008
Memorial Service for Studs Terkel
A memorial was held for author and radio host Studs Terkel, who died on October 31, 2008, at the age of 96. He received the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1985, and is best remembered for ...
141Mar 20, 2008
The Future of Independent Publishing
Independent publishers talked about publishing contemporary political books and the future of independent publishing in general. They discussed the differing objectives of independent ...
93Mar 15, 2007
Book Discussion on A Political Education
Andre Schiffrin talked about his book A Political Education: Coming of Age in Paris and New York, published by Melville House. André Schiffrin was born the son of one of France’s ...
18Feb 7, 2001
Book Discussion on The Business of Books
Mr. Schiffrin gave the luncheon address at the third annual meeting for Small and Independent Publishers. The former managing editor of Pantheon Books talked about his book, The ...
72Sep 29, 2000
The Changing Face of the Publishing Industry
The panel discussed how changes in the publishing industry have affected what America reads. Mr. Schiffrin is the author of The Business of Books: How the International Conglomerates ...
24Mar 11, 1998
Public Information in Publishing Industry
Panelists discussed trends in the publishing industry and public information levels. They examined several topics, including the operation of independent publishing houses in an era of growing ...
6Dec 15, 1996
Publishing Public Policy Journals
The panelists discussed topics such as the relation between daily journalism and review journalism and the effects of television journalism on print journalism. They also talked about the ...