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by Julie Keck

1. Amazon to offer Kindle checkout system to physical retailers (Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal) 2. Epic! wants to be Netflix for e-books for kids (Digital Book World) 3. Self-publishing platforms hit hard by DIY authors (Mercy Pilkington / Good E-Reader) 4. Some differences between e-books, enhanced e-books, and apps (Beth Bacon / Digital [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. E-reading rises as device ownership jumps (Pew Internet) 2. Facebook and Instagram teaming up with NBC for Sochi Olympics (Jordan Chariton / Lost Remote) 3. Local legacy media struggles in the digital world (Tom Grubisich / Street Fight) 4. Vimeo turns to Kickstarter and Indiegogo to find and fund movies (Janko Roettgers / GigaOm) [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Financial Times editor outlines a digital revolution (Guardian) 2. Are Netflix and House of Cards turning viewers into ‘puppets’? Felix Salmon says no (Reuters) 3. News organizations searching for (and finding) new revenue streams (Poynter) 4. Advice for keeping social media fresh: audit, pivot, commit and review (memeburn) 5. Who reigned over the Grammys [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Librarians get love in Pew’s “Library Services in the Digital Age” Study (Salon) 2. Amazon’s Bezos: “E-Books is a multi-billion dollar category for us and growing fast” (Publishers Weekly) 3. Why Apple is a stumbling block in Amazon’s e-book transition (PaidContent.org) 4. Road to publication: Traditional publishing vs. self-publishing (Huffington Post) 5. The ins [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Yale not rushing into MOOCs (InsideHigherEd) 2. More than half of teachers see digital technology as hindering students’ ability to write and communicate face to face (Washington Post) 3. Developers Kickstart online classes for the “next generation of news-application developers” (MediaBistro) 4. JobScout addresses unemployment with digital literacy (TechCrunch) 5. Infographic: Who does technology [...] more »