Tag: e-readers

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Michigan House OKs the expansion of cyber charters (Detroit Free Press) 2. DC parents want schools to invest in e-book collections, e-readers (WaPo) 3. Want to learn how to launch a startup? There’s a school for that (ReadWriteWeb) 4. Chat: Skills journalists need […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

How many ways can you sell magazine content? In the rapidly changing world of digital magazines, we’ve seen all kinds of variations: multimedia apps, digital replicas, individual stories, single issues, subscriptions, and even the all-you-can-read buffet model. But these variations have usually happened within the boundary of a single magazine brand, rarely blending content from […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Google Books copyright case back in court (PaidContent) 2. Microsoft sinks $300 million into a venture with Barnes & Noble (CNN) 3. Target stops selling Kindle e-readers (NYT) 4. E-book sales in the UK shot up by 366% last year […] more »

by Barbara E. Hernandez

E-book author Victoria Hudson doesn’t like Amazon or the power it seems to wield with independent writers. She didn’t want to sell her book and short stories on its Kindle Direct Publishing Select program, something she calls “too restrictive to authors.” Instead she chose an alternative book distributor based in the San Francisco Bay Area […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Infographic: 19 percent of U.S. adults own e-readers (GalleyCat) 2. What the e-books lawsuit filed by the DOJ may mean for consumers now (CNN Money) 3. 3M launches e-book lending service, including the hardware and apps (Engadget) 4. Book trailer […] more »

by Jenny Shank

More Americans are reading e-books than ever, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. The most impressive stat from the study is that 21 percent of adults had read an e-book in the past year, but adults are still more likely to read a printed book. Seventy-two […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. The real issue behind the DOJ’s case against Apple and publishers (Wired) 2. Harry Potter e-books now available in libraries (PaidContent) 3. Are e-books essential in the upbringing of kids? (NYT) 4. Consumer awareness of digital books is high, global […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. 2012 marks the rise of new e-book tools (Forbes) 2. Self-published crime writer is Kindle’s most popular author (The Telegraph) 3. Rogue self-publishers adding XXX material to Nook and Kindle online stores (PC Magazine) 4. Would you buy digital books […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. AP CEO Tom Curley, who led company into digital space, to retire (Poynter) 2. Twitter reacts to death of Joe Paterno (Mashable) 3. White House joins Google+ (Los Angeles Times) 4. Apple enters the $8 billion industry of K-12 textbooks […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self publishing 1. E-books as a digital news business strategy (Nieman Reports) 2. China e-reader sales down thanks to lack of content (paidContent) 3. Kindle app update brings some Kindle Fire features to iPads (CNET) 4. Tim Carmody: Next year, Kindles, iPhones, and tablets will truly grow up (Nieman […] more »