Tag: book publishers

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 66th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. Sadly, this marks the last episode with Rafat Ali as co-host and our last episode of the year. Click to read the whole series. In the new year, Mediatwits will be revamped as more of a weekly roundtable […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Click to read our whole series Welcome to the 55th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. This week, we follow up our report from the RNC with three guests at the DNC in Charlotte: Adam Conner from Facebook; Adam Sharp from Twitter; and our MediaShift correspondent Ari Melber. […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Justice Department confirms e-book pricing investigation (Digital Trends) 2. Mathew Ingram: What purpose do book publishers serve? (GigaOM) 3. Which online retailers do the best job of helping sell your e-books? (Online Journalism Review) 4. Amazon to publish children’s e-books for Kindle Fire (paidContent) 5. Amazon expands Kindle […] more »

by Jesse Young

This post is a guest post in response to a MediaShift story by Simon Owens that detailed how one novelist bypassed a publisher to raise money on Kickstarter. In this case, things didn’t go quite the same way. Chances are you’ve never heard of Nick Miller. He’s a writer, but you won’t be able to […] more »

by Jon Peters

This week on MediaShift, we are exploring the dramatically changing publishing industry in our Beyond the Book special series. Stay tuned for more pieces like this one in the coming days. Sign up for our new weekly newsletter on e-books and self-publishing here. Click here to read the whole series One day, publishers will mark […] more »