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Dealing with prejudice? We’re all confronting bias in 2019. Here’s how to become part of the solution.

To combat a rising tide of racism, the Michigan State University School of Journalism’s Bias Busters program is releasing a library of 11 different volumes in its series on racial, cultural and religious diversity. In these books, they say: “We answer the questions everybody is asking, but nobody is answering.” This column also includes a 1-page downloadable flyer about this new Cultural Competence Library.

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Metadata 101: Should we mention my dog? The Art of the Author Bio

“Should I mention Barney?” Rabbi Robert Alper asked me as we were proofing his Author Bio. Barney is the rabbi’s lovable dog, often mentioned in Bob’s stand-up comedy. At Front Edge Publishing, we get lots of questions about the important “Bio” that appears on many prominent bookstore pages. In this column, David Crumm explains how we sort out the details. But, wait! There’s more! We’ve got a video of Barney in action!

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