One would think that Bezos buying the Washington Post would top the charts in terms of online news headlines. Going alongside the nature on online news, however, lots has been happening both in terms of successes and failures for online news models. One of the most visible occurrences was the problems with NYTimes.com. The New … More A big week for online news
E-books, in other words, may turn out to be just another format—an even lighter-weight, more disposable paperback. That would fit with the discovery that once people start buying digital books, they don’t necessarily stop buying printed ones. In fact, according to Pew, nearly 90% of e-book readers continue to read physical volumes. The two forms … More We need a bookish revolution
For a new author, we want to avoid anything that might cause a reader to put a book down and decide, ‘not for me,’ ” Ms. Sowards says. “When we think a book will appeal to male readers, we want everything about the book to say that—the cover, the copy and, yes, the author’s name. … More Is writing still a man’s world?