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The Morning Coffee – 9 April 2014

April 9th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

Here’s a short list of stories to read this morning. (The longer lists will return soon.)

  • Adobe drops support for Android content viewers on Kindle Fire in latest release of DPS (Talking New Media)
  • Do Students Still Have Free Speech in School? (The Atlantic)
  • Nook vs Amazon | Who knew Nook pricing was so much higher? (TeleRead)
  • On the Perils of Feeling Dumb While Reading (BOOK RIOT)
  • The rise of mobile apps and the decline of the open web — a threat or an over-reaction? (GigaOm)
  • Why Do Publishers Want to Sell Direct? (The Scholarly Kitchen)

The Morning Coffee – 8 April 2014

April 8th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

tumblr_n2zvlfobQy1tqp7zlo1_400[1]Here’s a short list of 5 stories to read this morning.

  • Amazon’s Vision for the Future of Self-Publishing (DBW)
  • The Great E-book Pricing Question (David Gaughran)
  • Hollywood Piles On: MPAA Sues Megupload, Even Though They Already Got The Feds To Kill It (Techdirt)
  • Poetry Audiobooks (School Library Journal)
  • Serious reading takes a hit from online scanning and skimming, researchers say (The Washington Post)

The Morning Coffee – 7 April 2014

April 7th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → 2 Comments

Here’s a short list of stories to read this morning.

  • Dropbox clarifies its policy on reviewing shared files for DMCA issues (Ars Technica)
  • A Great Reason You Should Self-Publish Your Book… (LiveHacked)
  • Is Dawn Finally Breaking For E-books in Spanish? Spanish Books Spring 2014 (PW)
  • Lies, damn lies and publishing. (Jim Webster)
  • Northeast Ohio Media Group content chief institutes a zero-tolerance policy for typos (JIMROMENESKO.COM)
  • Time to dig out that long-lost dissertation… (The Observer)

The Morning Coffee – 4 April 2014

April 4th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

As you can see, the reading list is short this morning.


The Morning Coffee – 3 April 2014

April 3rd, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → 1 Comment

The headliner stories this morning include a look at publishers lack of support for startups (link), why you no longer have to settle for average content (link),  and more.

  • 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)

The Morning Coffee – 2 April 2014

April 2nd, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

Top stories this morning include cute things kids say in bookstores (link), amore accurate report on Amazon’s textbook deal in Brazil (link), the effect pf the comment section on how an article is perceived (link), and more.
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The Morning Coffee – 31 March 2014

March 31st, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

Here are seven stories worth reading.


The Morning Coffee – 28 March 2014

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)

The Morning Coffee – 27 March 2014

March 27th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

Top stories this morning include a paean to hardback books (link), the death and rebirth of digital textbooks (link), the value of a book (link), and more.
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The Morning Coffee – 26 March 2014

March 26th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

Top stories this morning include a look at YA dystopias (link), a fascinating Slate article on Calif being featured heavily in SF (link), a Pew report which predicts what the internet looks like 10 years from now (link), and more.
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