Tag: germany

by Julie Keck

1. Understanding e-book production (and why you might want to) (Rich Bellis / Digital Book World) 2. Relaunched self-publishing platform Pronoun raises $3.5 million (Anthony Ha / TechCrunch) 3. CMA probe ‘should clean up fake book reviews’ (Lisa Campbell / The Bookseller – Subscription) 4. It’s now illegal to sell adult e-books before 10pm in […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon’s U.K. contract with top book publisher Penguin Random House set to expire (Jason Del Rey / Re/code) 2. Vook pivots, becomes self-pub platform Pronoun (Calvin Reid / Publishers Weekly) 3. Harlequin Audio formed in US (Joshua Farrington / The Bookseller) 4. Is Audible pushing German publishers into a flat-rate all-you-can-listen streaming service? (Nate […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How to teach Google what a story is (Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic) 2. Edward Snowden says NSA workers often pass your nude photos around the office (Chris Welch / The Verge) 3. Germany is getting a data-centric nonprofit newsroom, hoping to build new models for news (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The government shutdown is terrible for transparency (Matt Berman & Patrick Reis / National Journal) 2. How Twitter’s ad business went from zero to $500 million in less than four years (Peter Kafka / AllThingsD) 3. Circa wants to be a mobile wire service for breaking news – one that learns from what you […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. ‘Just the facts’ isn’t good enough for journalists anymore, says Tow Center’s journalism manifesto (Poynter) 2. NPR affiliate launches drone program (Politico) 3. Churn: The problem of the new tech journalism (TechCrunch) 4. What kinds of local stories drive engagement? The results of […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. What Twitter means for political journalism (GigaOm) 2. 58% of Facebook users return to the site daily, company’s stats show (AllFacebook) 3. Patriot-News will cut down printing schedule to three days a week (Poynter) 4. The New York Times gives […] more »

by Anne Nelson

Meet Jan Hemme: mild-mannered public relations executive by day, Pirate by night — specifically, a strategist for Berlin’s Pirate Party. This new political movement, with roots in the tech culture, is shaking up politics across Europe and hopes to make some noise in the coming U.S. elections. Given the exponential influence of digital media in […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Latest owner of The New Republic is a Facebook co-founder (New York Times) 2. LinkedIn: Newspapers are nation’s fastest-shrinking industry (Poynter) 3. How media are using Pinterest to cover SXSW (Poynter) 4. Collaboration is the keystone of this banking blog (Guardian) […] more »