Tag: must reads

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon KDP Select: Is it worthwhile for authors? (JaneFriedman.com) 2. E-books sales bolster publishers’ bottom lines (Publishers Weekly) 3. Amazon to launch cover creating tool for self-published e-books (Digital Book World) 4. Heartbreak for Harlequin authors as judge tosses e-book case (PaidContent.org) 5. Whispersync for Voice connects audiobooks to e-books (Indie Reader) Subscribe to the […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Are you a teenager who reads news online? According to the Justice Department, you may be a criminal (Electronic Frontier Foundation) 2. Douglas Rushkoff is right – traditional media are caught between the stream and the reservoir (PaidContent.org) 3. The newsonomics of the Orange County Register’s contrarian pay wall (Neiman) 4. Tech journalism must […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Hashtags considered #harmful (Nieman) 2. New Flipboard: News and posts handpicked and shared (AllThingsD) 3. Facebook’s Zuckerberg starting a political group (WSJ) 4. Why Marissa Mayer is about to spend about $200 million on a YouTube wannabe (Business Insider) 5. Instagram and the new era of paparazzi (NYT) Subscribe to Daily Must Reads newsletter more »

by Julie Keck

1. BBC launches ‘expert women database’ to help its journalists diversify sources (Poynter) 2. Summly’s teenaged founder says he wants to make Yahoo great again (GigaOm) 3. New York Times closes another loophole in its digital pay wall (PaidContent.org) 4. Spotify plans to take on Netflix and HBO with streaming video service (Business Insider) 5. […] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Price innovation, discoverability, authenticity: primary takeaways from Digital Book World 2013 (Publishing Perspectives) 2. Visits to Pinterest, Goodreads not driving book sales (PaidContent.org) 3. Scripps Dean Brett Pully on technology in journalism: “Quality will rule the day” (WOUB) 4. Catch […] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Judge: News outlets improperly used photos posted to Twitter (Reuters) 2. Facebook announces ‘Graph Search,’ promises privacy (Forbes) 3. US Postal Service pushes digital envelope (Guardian) 4. Maltreated teen girls more likely to engage in risky online behavior (Mashable) 5. Social […] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education compiled by Julie Keck. 1. Public is public… except in journalism? (Huffington Post) 2. One less thing to carry: using your iPhone to record calls (Journalism.co.uk) 3. New data on what funds journalism worldwide: no Holy Grail but many ideas (Neiman Lab) 4. Guardian […] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck.1. Push and pull: @TheAtlantic publishes then reconsiders content sponsored by the Church of Scientology (Poynter) 2. Tweet Your Own Adventure: CBS asks audience to solve the crime, via Twitter (Mashable) 3. More than 50% of kids have not read an e-book […] more »

by Julie Keck

Daily Must Reads The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Aaron Swartz, ‘Hero of free culture movement’, remembered, revered (New York Times) 2. How tech savvy are kids? Too much for parents’ comfort (PC Mag) 3. Disqus says web comments aren’t just popular — they’re a good […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. McGraw-Hill & Kno offer a peek into the future of textbooks (TechCrunch) 2. Self-publishing site Lulu drops DRM on e-books, sort of (paidContent) 3. Why winning a $7,000 piracy lawsuit could be the worst news ever for book publishers (readwrite) 4. 21 book […] more »