Tag: price-fixing

by Julie Keck

1. Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds (Alison Flood / The Guardian) 2. Are e-books destroying bookselling culture? (Michael Kozlowski / Good e-Reader) 3. Judge orders mediation in latest e-book price-fixing suit (Andrew Albanese / Publishers Weekly) 4. Authors weigh in on print versus e-books (Maddie Crum / Huffington Post Books) [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Apple guilty of e-book price fixing, says judge (The Verge) 2. Tribune Company to split into two, newspapers to have their own roof (NYT) 3. Global mobile advertising jumped 83% in 2012 due to global smartphone boom (GigaOm) 4. Newsroom diversity: A casualty of journalism’s financial crisis (The Atlantic) 5. Pandora’s PR problem: How [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Amazon is the most lucrative sales channel for e-book sales, survey says (GalleyCat) 2. Tentative Deal on E-Book Prices Is Reached in Europe (NYT) 3. Apple and publishers subpoena Amazon in e-book pricing case (PaidContent) 4. Parents and kids both [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Click to read our whole series Welcome to the 55th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. This week, we follow up our report from the RNC with three guests at the DNC in Charlotte: Adam Conner from Facebook; Adam Sharp from Twitter; and our MediaShift correspondent Ari Melber. [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Apple denies price-fixing charges in U.S. e-book lawsuit (Reuters) 2. Amazon bans spam at Kindle Store (PaidContent) 3. Non-profit launches campaign to send 1 million e-books to Africa (Mashable) 4. Esquire to enter the e-book market with men’s fiction (NYT) [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. Justice Department may be ready to sue Apple and five publishers in price-fixing case (PaidContent) 2. PayPal asks some e-book distributors to ban books with “obscene” themes (Globe and Mail) 3. Random House triples e-book prices for libraries (Annoyed Librarian) [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 30th episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali. This week we have an eclectic mix of topics. First up is the UBS Media and Technology Conference in New York, where the talk of the conference was the rise of over-the-top [...] more »