Tag: amazon

by Julie Keck

1. Apple said to ask SCOTUS to review e-books case (David McCabe / The Hill) 2. E-reader ownership declines dramatically over 2014 (Ellen Duffer / Forbes) 3. Why the Amazon bookstore helps legitimize their imprints (Mike Kozlowski / Good E-Reader) 4. German publisher to launch Wattpad-like subscription service in April 2016 (Nate Hoffelder / The […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

1. Dean Baquet Responds To Jay Carney’s Medium Post (Dean Baquet / Medium) 2. In The Battle of Amazon vs. The New York Times, Who Wins? You Do (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 3. Apple Music Has 6.5 Million Paying Subscribers (Peter Kafka / re/code) 4. CNN Unveils Millennial-Targeted Video Site Great Big Story (Jeanine Poggi […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

1. What The New York Times Didn’t Tell You (Jay Carney / Medium) 2. Meet the Woman Who’s Driving Digital Experimentation at The Washington Post ( Lucia Moses / Digiday) 3. Flipboard Goes After Facebook with Targeted Ad Feature (Mathew Ingram / Fortune ) 4. Publishers Straddle the Apple-Google, App-Web Divide (Katie Benner and Conor Dougherty / New York […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The Chicago Podcast Cooperative wants to let independent audio thrive in the Windy City (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 2. Can I use that? A legal primer for journalists (Jonathan Peters / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. The Atlantic sets audience record in September, continues unprecedented revenue growth (via The Atlantic) 4. The Washington Post’s […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NYT makes 50 of its best pieces of journalism free to read online (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 2. Streaming titans Amazon and Netflix win big at 2015 Emmys (Rae Votta / Daily Dot) 3. Web companies are fighting in court for the FCC’s net neutrality rules (Brian Fung / Washington Post) 4. Apple’s new […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The New York Times creates fellowship for David Carr (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 2. Netflix and Amazon users sue to stop Chicago’s 9% streaming tax (Jeff John Roberts / Fortune) 3. How live video on Periscope helped ‘get inside’ the Syrian refugees story (Stuart Dredge / Guardian) 4. Readers will finish long stories—especially if […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Walmart carrying a self-pub POD book in-store (Nate Hoffelder / The Digital Reader) 2. ‘Raid’ on ‘Star Wars: Aftermath’ aims to bring book down on Amazon with 1-star reviews (Chuck Wendig / Terrible Minds) 3. Winning a key battle with Amazon may not be working out the way publishers wanted (Jillian D’Onfro / Business […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Is Amazon creating a cultural monopoly? (Vauhini Vara / New Yorker) 2. A manifesto for an independent publisher (Bethan James / FutureBook) 3. Scribd switching to two-tier audiobook service (Calvin Reid / Publishers Weekly) 4. Why there’s so much conflicting advice about social media (Jane Friedman / Writer Unboxed) 5. Kobo wants to help […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why Gene Demby, lead blogger for NPR’s Code Switch, considered quitting (Jim Warren / Poynter) 2. Race and ethnicity, device usage, and connectivity (via American Press Institute) 3. Ten years after Katrina, a new startup sector takes hold in New Orleans (Steven Melendez / Fast Company) 4. How do we improve online news design […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NSA spying relies on AT&T’s ‘extreme willingness to help’ (via team from ProPublica & New York Times) 2a. Inside Amazon: Wrestling big ideas in a bruising workplace (Jodi Kantor & David Streitfeld / New York Times) 2b. Follow-up: Jeff Bezos says Amazon won’t tolerate ‘callous’ management practices (Jodi Kantor & David Streitfeld / New […] more »