Jeffrey Brown talks to Ron Charles of the Washington Post about the year in fiction.
In southeastern Peru, where the Andes Mountains meet the Amazon, lies one of the world's richest ecosystems and the destructive lure of gold. In a collaboration with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, special correspondent Steve Sapienza reports on illegal…
The New York Times has decided to charge online readers a fee for accessing the newspaper's Web site, starting in 2011. Jeffrey Brown considers whether readers will actually pay for the service.
Six nations pledged $3.5 billion to cut carbon emissions and deforestation through a new program called REDD. Jonathon Miller of Independent Television News examines how the United Nations-sponsored plan will work.
Jeffrey Brown explores the shifting world of book publishing, and examines how technology and readers are changing the industry.
As the recession pushes more readers into cash-strapped libraries, some are turning to electronic books to satisfy their literary appetites. Ray Suarez looks at this nascent industry with two publishers.
On Monday, Amazon introduced the latest version of its electronic book reader, the Kindle 2, which is thinner and lighter than the original, has an added joystick, more battery life and a function that reads books aloud.
Despite Amazon's unveiling of the latest version of its electronic reading device, the Kindle, to the delight of many bookworms Monday, it appears that bookshelves, libraries and backpacks have not been rendered obsolete -- at least not yet.
The Los Angeles Times published its last standalone book review section Sunday due to a growing shift of readers and writers to review forums on the Internet. A literary agent and an editor debate the virtues of keeping reviews in…
Apple Computer Inc. unveiled a new service that will allow consumers to download movies onto an iPod or a computer just as they do with music from online stores. A media expert discusses the future of digital downloading and movie…
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