Tag: uk

by Julie Keck

1. Postal Service to make Sunday deliveries for Amazon (Ron Nixon / New York Times) 2. Vox acquires Curbed Network for $20 – $30 million (Jessi Hempel / Fortune) 3. How trolling took over the Internet (Daniel D’Addario / Salon) 4. UK Home Secretary suggested BBC must be curbed to protect local newspapers (Dominic Ponsford [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Startups pitching a “Netflix for e-books” might have a tough sell (Sarah Perez / TechCrunch) 2. Ninety-eight British publishers folded last year due to e-books, discounts (Carolyn Kellogg / LA Times) 3. How to understand self-publishing acronyms (Alex Palmer / Publishers Weekly) 4. Amazon Source offers retailers 10% cut of future e-books bought on [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Greenwald leaving Guardian for media venture headed by eBay founder Omidyar (Mark Hosenball / Reuters) 2. BBC to name head of VOD service, to treat it like a fifth channel (Georg Szalai / The Hollywood Reporter) 3. Why news is Twitter’s next frontier (Casey Newton / Verge) 4. CIR reaches out to new audiences [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Nielsen to measure Twitter chatter about TV shows (Brian Stelter / New York Times) 2. Opinion: Why tablet magazines are a failure (Jon Lund / GigaOm) 3. Britons spend 1 in 12 waking moments online, pushing online ad spending to an all-time high (Mark Sweney / Guardian) 4. As society changes, a bright future [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. DOJ compares Apple, publishers to big oil in e-books settlement (PaidContent) 2. Barnes & Noble to launch Nook e-book reader in the UK this fall (Financial Times) 3. Big publishers, high prices dominate e-book bestsellers (Forbes) 4. Why this self-published [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Former head of Murdoch U.K. newspaper empire faces charges in hacking scandal (NYT) 2. Facebook bumps up its share price (Washington Post) 3. Should This American Life fact-check David Sedaris stories? (Poynter) 4. With a new CEO in place, can [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Verizon, AT&T plan to sell 4G iPad (Wall Street Journal) 2. Hearst to make e-editions available on Amazon (Adweek) 3. AP sues Meltwater News over copyright infringement  (AP) 4. The differences between U.S. and U.K. Pinterest users (Mashable) 5. New tool [...] more »