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by Jefferson Yen

Long-form journalism is seeing something of a resurgence on the web. While many people believe digital media has pushed people toward short, bite-sized listicles, deeper stories continue to resonate when they hit the right audience. Plus, online publications such as Atavist, The Verge and even BuzzFeed regularly publish long-form pieces. Now we have another long-form […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Farhad Manjoo: “Buying books online is better for authors, better for the economy, and better for you” (Slate) 2. Richard Russo: “Amazon’s ham-fisted strategy has the potential to morph into a genuine Occupy Amazon movement” (New York Times) 3. Readers return to brick-and-mortar stores for […] more »

by Felicia Pride

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 I studied book publishing in […] more »

by Mark Glaser

John Tayman Welcome to the fifth episode of “The Mediatwits,” the new revamped longer form weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser along with PaidContent founder Rafat Ali. This week’s show is about the various social media policies at news organizations, and how they vary from place to place. Plus, can […] more »