Tag: readers

by Jenny Shank

When I saw Jason Ashlock take part in a panel on the future of book publishing at the Aspen Summer Words conference a few months ago, I immediately noticed something different about him: He lacked that black cloud of doom floating over his head that many people involved in the book industry tend to cower [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

About six weeks ago, I got a phone call out of the blue from a New York Times editor who told me that I had been recommended to be a candidate for the open Public Editor job at the Times. My first reaction (outside of shock) was to be honored that they would consider me, [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. U.S. confidence in TV news hits all-time low, Gallup says (Politico) 2. ‘Hulu for magazines’ now available on iPad (Time) 3. Why The New York Times keeps its social media rules informal (Poynter) 4. Could media companies use crowdfunding to [...] more »

by Jenny Shank

A new study by the Pew Internet and American Life Project, Libraries, Patrons, and E-books, offers a glimpse at the current state of American libraries and finds them eager to lend e-books but struggling to do so, primarily because of budget limits and restrictions publishers place on e-book lending. Of America’s 9,000 public library systems, [...] more »