Tag: nook

by Julie Keck

1. Barnes and Noble has lost over $1 billion on Nook (Michael Kozlowski / Good e-Reader) 2. Vook to provide publishers and authors with more (Jeremy Greenfield / Digital Book World) 3. Apple wants to move e-book damages trial (Andrew Albanese / Publishers Weekly) 4. Self-publishing platforms pool marketing resources (Digital Book World) 5. Beyond [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why e-books are banned in my digital journalism class (Meredith Broussard / The New Republic) 2. E-book buyers are loyal to specific retailers, especially Kindle, iBooks & Nook, new data show (Jeremy Greenfield / Digital Book World) 3. Apple granted temporary reprieve from antitrust monitor (Jake Kastrenakes / The Verge) 4. Pew: More Americans [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Co-chief Eric Eldon leaving TechCrunch (Sam Biddle / Gawker) 2. Nook sales crashed by over 66 percent during 2013 holiday season (Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica) 3. Gabriel Snyder, former editor of The Wire, joins mobile news start-up (Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 4. Contributoria founders on their open community for crowdfunding journalism [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Barnes and Noble’s annual meeting: “Look, no one is happy with Nook” (GigaOm) 2. Smashwords launches series manager (Good E-Reader) 3. New all-time low average price for best-selling e-books (Digital Book World) 4. A hybrid author on self-publishing vs. traditional publishing (Publishing Perspectives) 5. Booktrack adds customized playlists to e-books (Mashable)   Get our [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ProPublica joins NSA chase (Buzzfeed) 2. A new media shield law would only shield corporate media (VICE) 3. Who owns the networked future of reading? (Guardian) 4. The upsides and downsides of starting your career in gender-specific digital media (Columbia Journalism Review) 5. Opinion: The surveillance state is trying to make journalism harder, slower, [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Bad earnings for Barnes & Noble: Nook revenues plunge 20% (GigaOm) 2. Why are publishers the new villain in the digital age? (Guardian) 3. Do you ever own your e-books? (Motherboard) 4. KDP Select launches lending in Japan: What this means for authors (Good E-Reader) 5. Opinion: Amazon Kindle: Why I finally went over [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why science fiction is where the action is for e-books (io9) 2. Authors express disdain about e-book royalties (Good E-Reader) 3. Writer uses self-publishing to get past industry ‘racism’ (Guardian) 4. Nook’s last stand? Barnes & Noble still must battle Amazon (CNET) 5. The Apple e-books anti-trust case: The closing arguments (CNN) Get our newsletters delivered straight to your inbox. more »

by Julie Keck

1. Live analysis of the Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage (NYT) 2. Do we need more kinds of social media that self-destruct the way Snapchat content does? (GigaOm) 3. TV industry-backed second screen app ConnecTV raises $1.4 million (VentureBeat) 4. Journalist search platform Spundge partners with Getty Images and Reuters (Journalism.co.uk) 5. American Society of News Editors census finds 2,600 newsroom [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How Slate doubled Facebook referrals in less than a year (Poynter) 2. ‘National Geographic’ named Best Tablet Magazine of 2013 (Mashable) 3. Laid-off Storyboard editor Jessica Bennett talks the pros and cons of trying to do real journalism at a non-media company (Columbia Journalism Review) 4. Why data-driven documentation is the future of online [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Barnes & Noble relabels PubIt! as Nook Press, adds web-based publishing tool (Engadget) 2. Turow on the slow death of the American author (NYT) 3. How Kobo kicked Google’s butt (Digital Book World) 4. “Next time, I’ll self-publish” (Indie Reader) 5. BajaLibros, a big Spanish-language e-book store, comes to the U.S. (PaidContent.org) 6. 5 [...] more »