BoSacks: Media Intelligence : The New Non-Obsolescence of the Written Word

By Robert M. Sacks A book that I read a few years ago has been popping back into and around my head lately, as I continue my pursuit of the future of reading and the future of our publishing business. The Swerve , by Stephen Greenblatt, is a great read for anyone,... Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

[ Publishing Executive | 2013-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ad Lib Podcast: Pop-Up Magazine's Chas Edwards Takes the Written Word on The Road

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The value of the written word

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Why Vox Media makes content just for social media

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