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Know thy reader

With the levelling off of e-book sales, many have begun to wonder whether the book publishing industry will be spared the kinds of disruption experienced by other sectors of the media industries. But the digital transformation of the book publishing industry was never fundamentally about e-books... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-13 06:41:09 UTC ]
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A ‘money pit’ dog, an ailing owner and one big question

Journalist Martha Teichner tells the story of how she gained a pet and a friend. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-05 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Instagram’s Kevin Systrom on publishing on platforms: ‘The big question is, what’s the business model?’

Kevin Systrom said Instagram and Facebook realize media companies are important to their ecosystems and want to make sure publishers thrive there. The post Instagram’s Kevin Systrom on publishing on platforms: ‘The big question is, what’s the business model?’ appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Has Harry Potter made the trend for longer children's books fly?

New research from Booklist shows page counts have grown 173% over 40 years, and suggests that JK Rowling’s boy hero may be responsible for large increase in early 2000sChildren’s novels have almost doubled in length over the last 40 years, according to research from US review journal Booklist,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Desperate Housewives of Contemporary Fiction 

This week on the Culture Gabfest’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Slate book critic Laura Miller discusses her recent article on the resurgence of housewives in contemporary fiction. Laura recommends three new books that give the old trope a 21st-century makeover and discusses the big question: What... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The big question: are books getting longer?

A new survey of bestsellers and critics’ picks has concluded that the average book is now 25% bigger than 15 years ago. But not everyone reads things this wayBooks are steadily increasing in size, according to a survey that has found the average number of pages has grown by 25% over the last 15... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Essential Politics: What's next for Clinton?

Before this week's Democratic presidential debate, the big question was whether anyone would watch. Without Donald Trump to draw in viewers who don't typically follow politics, what sort of audience would the Democrats get? Subscribe to the newsletter A huge one, it turned out. The Nielsen... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Classic children's books on coding reprogrammed for a new generation

Author Lisa Watts, who helped to teach a generation of children about computers a quarter of a century ago, hopes new books will inspire tomorrow’s programmers“Back in the 1980s, the big question was: what are we going to do with these computers? We were empowered – we had a ZX81 or a BBC Micro... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Where Branded Content Dollars Are Going

Marketers continue to be in love with their own content. Spending on branded content is set to reach $1.8 million this year, or 37 percent of marketers’ ad budgets, up from $1.7 million in 2012, per a Custom Content Council survey. The lion’s share of that is going into print. Spending on... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2013-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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