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MEDIA CONNECT’s Favorite Books of 2014

photo credit   Here at MEDIA CONNECT books are our jobs. That doesn’t mean, however, that we don’t enjoy reading in our downtime as well. In fact, outside of working hours, many of us are voracious readers, always on the … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: King Kaufman of SiriusXM Radio

The following interview with King Kaufman appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To view our fall newsletter or to subscribe for future editions, click here. King Kaufman is the host of CONTENT IS KING, broadcast weekdays 6-7 … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: Elisha Hartwig of Mashable

The following interview with Elisha Hartwig appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To view our fall newsletter or to subscribe for future editions, click here. Elisha Hartwig is an Associate Editor at Mashable’s New York City headquarters, where she … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: Jason Katzman, Editor at Skyhorse Publishing

The following interview with Rob Kirkpatrick appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To view our fall newsletter or to subscribe for future editions, click here. Jason Katzman currently works for Skyhorse Publishing, mainly on their sports (Sports … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Libraries Still Matter

Trinity College library, Dublin, via Libraries In Crisis. By Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director   Last week, the Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland, FL opened the doors to a brand new library.  The fact that a new library is opening and … Continue reading

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Kindle Unlimited: Critics Weigh In On Amazon’s New e-Book Subscription

  By Nicole Martineau, Publicist   Last week, Amazon announced the launch of Kindle Unlimited, a new e-book service that allows customers to read as many books as they want from a digital library of over 600,000 titles and thousands … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Requirements: Why It Shouldn’t Be Just for Kids

By Cori Cagide, Associate Publicist As kids most of us were assigned the dreaded required summer reading list sometime towards the end of the school year. I remember choosing which of the three uninteresting books I wanted to read, and preparing … Continue reading

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Do You Need to Read the Book Before You See the Movie?

By Johanna Dickson, Digital Publicist   In early June my mother notified me via email that she needed to see The Fault in Our Stars when it came out. She works in a middle school library and often reads many … Continue reading

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Tequila Mockingbird: MEDIA CONNECT Hosts Finn Parners Happy Hour

By Anna Patrick, Digital Publicist   Yesterday our division put on our first Finn Parnters happy hour, a literary-themed bash with bookish bites and literary liquor, fittingly named Tequila Mockingbird!

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Revamping Reading Rainbow for the Digital Age

photo credit By Nicole Martineau, Associate Publicist   If you grew up in the ‘80s or ‘90s, you’ve probably heard the exciting news that Reading Rainbow could be making a triumphant comeback, all thanks to LeVar Burton’s Kickstarter campaign. The … Continue reading

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