How Publishers Can Boost the Value of Intellectual Property

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What if the value of a publisher’s IP isn’t just content but organizational, too? A key consultant says publishers need a reproducible process as much as creativity.

Check out my recent hit piece for Publishing Perspectives in full below or click here to read the original.

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Can Better Writing Make Climate Change Less Polarizing?

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How do writers and publishers handle charged topics like climate change?

In his new book environmentalist Jamie Clarke makes a case for including more perspectives, both for the sake of book sales and the planet.

Check out my recent hit piece for Publishing Perspectives in full below or the original here.

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Written by me: my favourite articles of 2016.

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Over the last twelve months I have written about fifty stories  on mostly science and technology for brands like BBC Future, The Economist,  i newspaper and Publishing Perspectives.

Here are some of my favourites from those that have so far appeared online in no particular order…

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The aerial tankers that helped shrink the globe and are shaping its future

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Aerial refuelling has been enthusiastically embraced by air forces around the world since the 1950s. Will we now see airliners refuelled the same way?

Read my latest piece for BBC Future in full below or by following this link.

“When I spent time on alert when the Cold War was on, I had to spend a week underground in a bunker,” says Chris Hoctor, former crew member of a United States Air Force refuelling tanker aircraft and author of Voices from an Old Warrior, recalling his time in the Strategic Air Command (SAC) in the 1980s.

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Will Trump back the Hump?

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The double-decker sized humpback whales famed for their songs are a conservation success story – but some experts are wary of a numbers game, while others fear the new President will reverse work done to save them.

Read my latest double page feature and cover story for the i paper in full below or the original here.

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