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The Publishing Industry Mourns the Loss of Stewart’s Daily Show

                photo credit By Nicole Martineau, Publicist As I watched the final episode of Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show, I couldn’t help but think of an eye-opening piece I read in the Washington … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Deskscape Series: What’s On Publicist Nicole Martineau’s Desk?

The following article is a part of our Deskscape Series. Many of us spend up to eight or nine hours at our desks per day, making our “deskscapes” a creative reflection of the book publicity work we do for our … Continue reading

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Will ‘YouTubers’ Decide the 2016 Presidential Election?

photo credit By Nicole Martineau, Publicist   In January, the White House announced that YouTube personalities, like education blogger Hank Green, YouTube comedian GloZell Green, and 19-year-old style and beauty vlogger Bethany Mota, were scheduled to interview President Barack Obama … Continue reading

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What Does the Success of ‘Serial’ Mean for the Future of Traditional Radio?

photo credit By Nicole Martineau, Publicist   Podcasts have been around for years, but none in recent memory have been able to generate as much buzz as Serial, a record-breaking nonfiction crime drama created and brilliantly hosted by This American … Continue reading

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The Power of Radio

By Nicole Martineau, Publicist   One of our specialties here at MEDIA CONNECT is the Morning Drive Radio Tour, a popular service where we arrange back-to-back interviews with radio stations across America in a single morning. Whether you are a … 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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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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Book Expo America Reflections

photo credit As we eagerly await the United States’ largest book convention next week, MEDIA CONNECT looks back to remember some of their favorite moments of Book Expo America’s (BEA’s) past.

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World Book Night 2014 Recap: ‘Givers’ Take to the Streets to Spread Their Love of Reading

By Nicole Martineau, Associate Publicist photo credit Last night, Wednesday, April 23, over 25,000 dedicated volunteers across the United States gave away free books to members of their local community for World Book Night U.S., an annual event dedicated to … Continue reading

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April is National Poetry Month: Celebrate by Reading These New Releases

By Nicole Martineau, Associate Publicist   Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? First introduced by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month is a time when the entire literary community comes together to celebrate … Continue reading

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