Tag: print books

by Julie Keck

1. E-books and the long tail: It’s still all about blockbusters (Jeremy Greenfield / Forbes) 2. How Disney Publishing is shaking up digital books for kids (Beth Bacon / Digital Book World) 3. E-books v paper (Julian Baggini / Financial Times) 4. 3M to launch next gen personalized lending app at ALA (Mercy Pilkington / […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The reading public is torn now. There is the undeniable convenience of e-books, downloaded at the click of a button; and you can load dozens of them onto one small lightweight device. But who can deny the pleasure of unplugging completely from technology and enjoying a print book at a cafe, at the beach or […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 66th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. Sadly, this marks the last episode with Rafat Ali as co-host and our last episode of the year. Click to read the whole series. In the new year, Mediatwits will be revamped as more of a weekly roundtable […] more »

by Scott Turow

Click here to read the whole series This piece appears in Brian Reich’s upcoming book “Shift & Reset: Strategies for Addressing Serious Issues in a Connected Society.” Read the Kindle version here. Some people argue that books are outmoded, that there are other media available today that offer more immediate methods for delivering knowledge and […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Click here to read the whole series Print books have survived the onslaught of so many new forms of media over the years, from movies to television to the Internet. But digital media finally caught up to books with the introduction and popularity of e-books and e-readers, with lower price points and the convenience of […] more »

by Jenny Shank

This week on MediaShift, we are exploring the dramatically changing publishing industry in our Beyond the Book special series. Stay tuned for more pieces like this one in the coming days. Sign up for our new weekly newsletter on e-books and self-publishing here. Click here to read the whole series When Amazon first introduced the […] more »