Category Archives: Headline Media Coverage

New Global Wiley Press Room Launches!

October 2, 2009 – The new global Wiley Press Room has launched. To continue receiving the latest news from Wiley, please visit: http://www.wiley.com/go/press. Advertisements

Expert Speaks to Revolution in Iran

June 25, 2009 – With constant news surrounding the disputed 6/12 elections in Iran, please consider Stephen Kinzer author of the best selling, All The Shah’s Men for an interview. “All The Shah’s Men” is about the United States overthrow of Mohammad Mossadegh which restored Mohammad Reza Shah to the throne, allowing him to impose […]

‘The Queen of Twitter’ on Tweeting, the “Twecosystem” and Getting Business Results

Laura Fitton (@Pistachio), a leading Twitter consultant, has teamed with Michael Gruen and Leslie Poston in authoring new Twitter book June 19, 2009 – Millions of users are getting into Twitter to connect to friends, family and interest groups. Everyone from teens to grandparents, politicians to marketers and people in between are flocking to Twitter […]

Podcast: The Leonard Lopate Show discusses redesigning suburbia with Ellen Dunham-Jones

Ellen Dunham-Jones, author of RETROFITTING SUBURBIA, joins Leonard Lopate to explore how development in existing suburbs can asorb new growth and evolve with changing technology and demographics.

New Bio on George Steinbrenner Portrays the Real Boss

April 14, 2009 – He berated his players, tortured his managers and employees, but also won ten pennants and six World Series, and made his Yankees into the most revered and reviled franchise in all of sports. This complete biography of former New York Yankees principal owner George M. Steinbrenner takes an in-depth look at […]

The House of Dimon: How JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon Rose to the Top of the Financial World

April 8, 2009 – In March 2008, the financial markets were rocked by a stunning announcement: JPMorgan Chase was buying Bear Stearns for $2 a share (later raised to $10 a share)—rescuing the investment bank from the brink of bankruptcy in an 11th-hour deal that was hailed as the deal of the century. And CEO […]

Education Week Presents First Guide to Obama Administration’s Education Plan

THE OBAMA EDUCATION PLAN: AN EDUCATION WEEK GUIDE begins with major points of the President’s education goals–starting from preschool all the way through college. Each chapter provides a brief summary of the issue and lists Obama’s major plans for change as stated by his campaign.

Online How-to Just Got Easier with the New Dummies.com®

For Dummies®, a branded imprint of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., announced today the relaunch of Dummies.com®, an ad-supported website that brings the world’s most highly regarded reference series online – now with a robust offering of free how-to videos, knowledgeable bloggers, photo step-by-steps, and expanded instructional articles. As with the trusted For Dummies book series, Dummies.com enlists proven experts to distill complex subjects into concise, jargon-free steps that make learning how to do anything easier.

$700 BILLION BAILOUT

The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2009 and What It Means to You, Your Money, Your Mortgage and Your Taxes January 7, 2009 – On October 3rd, 2008, President George W. Bush signed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act, a 451 page bill whose original purpose was to pump cash into banks and other troubled financial […]

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Announces Global Publishing Deal with Meredith Corporation including the Better Homes and Gardens Brand

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb) announced today a new licensing agreement with Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP), under which Wiley will become the exclusive global book publisher for Meredith’s Better Homes and Gardens brand. Effective March 1, 2009, the new partnership between Wiley and Meredith will also encompass books published under other Meredith brands, such as Family Circle, American Patchwork and Quilting, and Diabetic Living.

Overshare is Webster’s New World® Dictionary’s 2008 Word of the Year

Overshare, the 2008 Word of the Year at Webster’s New World® College Dictionary, is the name given to TMI (too much information), whether willingly offered or inadvertently revealed. It is the word for both the tedious minutiae on personal websites and blogs and the accidental slips of the tongue in public (or even private) situations. Both a verb and a noun, note Webster’s New World editors, overshare is a new word for an old habit made astonishingly easy by modern technology.

STOCK TRADER’S ALMANAC Shows Historical Impact of Presidential Elections on the Stock Market

Turn to STOCK TRADER’S ALMANAC 2009, the indispensable annual resource, trusted for over 40 years by traders and investors. This practical investment tool includes historical patterns and little-known market trends and tendencies to help market participants forecast market trends with accuracy and confidence.

How the Markets Perform (Monthly Market Trends)

Based on historical and market data compile from the past 96 years, STOCK TRADER’S ALMANAC 2009 shows the following impact of presidential elections on the market. The beginning page of each monthly almanac offers the following verses about how markets have historically fared.

Eric Tyson, author of PERSONAL FINANCE FOR DUMMIES, debunks media myths on how individuals should handle the financial crisis

Eric Tyson, MBA, on financial misinformation in the media and whether we’re at the brink of a second Great Depression in 2008.

7 Ways to Keep the Bad Money News in Perspective—and Your Money Safe

October 20, 2008 – If you watch, listen to, or read any news at all—heck, even if you just overhear snippets of water-cooler chatter—you’re probably feeling a wave of financial anxiety these days. (Okay, at times it’s more of a tsunami!) It’s hard to deny that the proposed $700 billion mortgage loan bailout has sobering […]