Tag: google books

by Julie Keck

1. Lawyers struggle to define fair use in wake of Google Books case (Jeff John Roberts / GigaOm) 2. Inside the Texas Tribune model of sustainable journalism (Brian Braiker / Digiday) 3. Why venture capitalists are suddenly investing in news (Adrienne LaFrance / Quartz) 4. The Media Insight Project will focus on understanding changing news […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. “Fair use” takes center stage at Google Books appeal (PaidContent.org) 2. Ending the TOC conference, but still pushing tools of change for publishing (O’Reilly) 3. Microsoft mulling Nook Media LLC purchase for $1 billion (TechCrunch) 4. U.K. publishers hit book sales record for 2012 amid digital growth (The Hollywood Reporter) 5. Piracy not an […] 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 Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Google Books copyright case back in court (PaidContent) 2. Target stops selling Kindle e-readers (NYT) 3. Pinterest plans to expand with local-language sites (PaidContent) 4. Amazon eyes the sitcom business (AllThingsD) 5. When are YouTube cover songs legal? (Wired) 6. […] more »

by Audrey Watters

Click here to read the whole series Reading hasn’t always been seen as a solitary act. Our first experiences with books demonstrate that: before we know how to read, we often have people — a parent, a teacher — reading out loud to us. But once we know how to read, there’s a sense that […] more »