With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy:
Taylor Swift, one of the music industry’s most creatively and commercially successful artist-songwriters in history, signed an exclusive global publishing agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a leading global music publisher.
Inspired by the grit of the Alaskan frontier, Duluth Trading Co. on Feb. 5 launches its first collection built to withstand the harshest conditions unique to commercial fishing and other extreme fishing environments. The first wave of the Alaskan Hardgear Fishing line consists of six essentials that set new standards in Duluth Trading’s technical product offering and merge the solutions-oriented, job-tested features consumers expect from Duluth Trading.
The Princeton Review on Feb. 5 reported its list of the 200 Best Value Colleges for 2020. The project annually names the undergraduate institutions the education services company recommends as offering the best ROI (return on investment). The Princeton Review staff crunched more than 40 data points to select the schools for the list and tally the project’s seven categories of ranking lists.
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) announced on Feb. 3 the global semiconductor industry sales were $412.1 billion in 2019, a decrease of 12.1% compared with the 2018 total. Global sales for the month of December 2019 reached $36.1 billion, a decline of 5.5% compared to the December 2018 total and 1.7% less than the total from November 2019.
Today, representatives for Pete Rose submitted a petition for reinstatement to the Office of the Commissioner of Major League Baseball, with an addendum directed to the president of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Rose requests to be reinstated to the game of baseball and considered for election to the Hall of Fame after 31 years on the permanently ineligible list.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.