- Adblock Plus Publishes Acceptable Ads Manifesto (TNW)
- Book Creator: Create Ebooks From Your Android Tablet (TNW)
- FiveThirtyEight and the End of Average (strat?chery)
- How Many Of The Greatest Books By Women Have You Read (Buzzfeed)
- NYT Now, out today, mixes lots of good mobile-centric ideas with moments of caution (Nieman Journalism Lab)
- We need to talk about start-ups (FutureBook)
Entries Tagged as 'Morning Coffee'
April 3rd, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → 1 Comment
April 2nd, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments
March 31st, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments
Here are seven stories worth reading.
- Agent-Assisted Self-Publishing and the Amazon White Glove Program (Jane Friedman)
- Is Kindle Countdown the new Free? Keeping books visible in 2014 (M. Louisa Locke)
- No, Minister. You CAN’T de-Kindle your eBooks! (The Register)
- Star Wars and the 4 Ways Science Fiction Handles Race (The Atlantic)
- A tale of the digital ebook in the tablet era (On Publishing — Medium)
- What’s an author to do? (Richard Herley)
- You can’t buy that! The great e-book royalty war (Salon.com)
March 28th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments
Must read stories this morning include a new perspective on the NYTimes story about rent driving bookstores out of Manhattan (link), a snarky response to that same story (link), a look at the three antitrust suits filed by indie ebook retailers against Apple and the 5 publishers (link), and more.
- ALLi campaigns for inclusion (The Bookseller)
- Apple, Publishers Battle New E-book Antitrust Claims (PW)
- Do indie bookstores really have to fear digital disruption? (TeleRead)
- The Ebook Market + Big Five Survival (Jane Friedman)
- New York Times reports 17-year-old “news” (Rocket Bomber)
- Publishing: Why You Should Care About Ebook vs Print Formatting (The Creative Penn)
- A tale of the digital ebook in the tablet era (Medium)
- The Times is just trolling indie booksellers now, and it’s sort of brilliant (MobyLives)
March 27th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments
March 26th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments
March 25th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → 3 Comments
Top stories this Tuesday morning include DBW noticing that Apple has supplanted B&N as the second largest US ebook retailer (link) – a conclusion which I reached 2 months ago, a look at floppy book sequels (link), a silly copyright infringement claim (link),, and more
- 5 Tips for Running a Little Free Library (BOOK RIOT)
- British Library Says It’s Copyright Infringement To Take Photos Inside The Library (Techdirt)
- Is Apple Now the No. 2 Ebook Retailer in the U.S.? (DBW)
- Kids take plot into their hands in new interactive eBook (iKids)
- Long Awaited Book Sequels… That Completely Flopped (HuffPost)
- Mark Haddon launches online petition against prisoner’s book ban (The Guardian)
March 24th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments
I have a short list of stories for you today, including Google harvesting data from student email accounts (link), a debunking of a bogus post on ebook pricing (link), a commentary on Apple’s prudishness in iBooks (link), and more.
- Apple Rejects French Book Based on Cover, Not Content (Comic Book Legal Defense Fund)
- Been there, read that. eBook pricing isn’t the same as t-shirts (TeleRead)
- eBook ILL is silly. The reason why will bore you. (Go To Hellman)
- Google Under Fire for Data-Mining Student Email Messages (Education Week)
- Most e-Readers Are Also Real Book Lovers (The Bookshop Blog)
- The Odd Future of Aggregation. (David Worlock)
March 20th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → 1 Comment
This Thursday morning finds me at the CoSN conference. Here are a few stories to read while I am taking a commuter bus into DC.
Top stories this morning include revelations about amateur music videos generating more revenue than official videos (link), a look at robots replacing journalists (link), a debunking of the recent Enders Analysis report (link), and more.
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March 19th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments
Top stories this Wednesday morning include a useful list of basic spellcheck tips (link), a look at Penguin India censoring a book due to pressure from religious extremists (link), the end of Viacom’s crusade against Youtube (link), yet another example of Apple censoring or banning books in iBooks (link), and more.
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