Monthly Archives: November 2013

Memories of Mike

By David Hahn, Managing Director I’ve been working in publishing since 1978, which means I’ve got 35 years under my belt in the industry.  Yet the boss who had the greatest impact on me only managed me for seven of … Continue reading

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Meet Our MEDIA CONNECT Team: Publicist Alexandra Israel

In this week’s Meet MEDIA CONNECT profile we spotlight Alexandra Israel.   MEDIA CONNECT:  If you weren’t promoting books, what would you be doing? Alexandra Israel: If I weren’t doing book publicity, I would be going to graduate school and … Continue reading

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Author Seeks Nationwide Ban On Public School Paddling

By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer Growing up in Brooklyn, New York I had never seen corporal punishment take place in school. However, almost half the states in America allow for such practices to take place and some quarter-million kids … Continue reading

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50 Years of Kennedy Assassination Books – And More To Come

By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer   November 22 marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of President John F. Kennedy. It also marks five decades of rumors, conspiracy chatter, lone gunman theories, CIA plots, a possible Fidel Castro’s role, Mafia involvement, … Continue reading

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Four Ways Authors Can Use Twitter

By Anna Patrick, Assistant Digital Publicist Authors have been flocking to Twitter to connect with their readers, promote their work, and build a bigger readership – and are accomplishing this in 140 characters or less. The first step to getting the … Continue reading

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Meet Kirkus Reviews Editor in Chief Clay Smith

By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer In a recent Q&A with industry professional Clay Smith, who is the Editor in Chief of Kirkus Reviews, Smith reveals his path to his current position, the future of the book review magazine, how the publishing … Continue reading

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Books To Check Out This Veterans Day

By Anna Patrick, Assistant Digital Publicist On this day as we celebrate all who have served for our country, the MEDIA CONNECT team has been reflecting on those brave individuals in one of the best ways we know how: through … Continue reading

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New York Times Best-Selling Author Says Debt Can Be Good

By Media Connect Chief Marketing Officer Brian Feinblum   While the nation frets over dealing with its $17,000,000,000 debt, some financial experts are encouraging individuals to go further into debt. Media Connect helped launch a controversial personal finance/investment book, The … Continue reading

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Dogs of MEDIA CONNECT

By Anna Patrick, Assistant Digital Publicist As the book Dogs With Old Man Faces, Portraits of Crotchety Canines by Tom Cohen circulates through our office, often followed by a chorus of “Aww’s,” dogs have become a regular subject of conversation around … Continue reading

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Halloween The MEDIA CONNECT Way

By Anna Patrick, Assistant Digital Publicist Last Thursday the MEDIA CONNECT and Finn Partners team enjoyed a festive Halloween Happy Hour at Bloom’s Tavern, an Irish pub that recently opened near our office building in Midtown East.

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