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Books in Browsers IV: Why We Should Not Imitate Snowfall

Snow Fall from the New York Times

At Books in Browsers, NYT digital designer Allen Tan urged content creators to first understand the underlying principles before jumping in to a project like Snow Fall.

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Twitter Reactions to Bezos’ Purchase of Washington Post

Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon

The news that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos purchased The Washington post newspaper turned an average day on Twitter into an explosion of disbelief and Amazon jokes.

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Snapplify: Custom Publishing Apps Out of Africa

Snapplify produces traditional book apps...

South Africa is making itself known as a home for digital startups. Among the hottest is Snapplify, a digital publishing solutions provider with a growing global profile.

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Why Is The New York Times So Behind on So Much?

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The New York Times has been increasingly slow to pick up on trends in the book business, but if the people who buy newspapers are likely still the same people who buy books, they deserve better.

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Will Newspapers Publishing E-books Thwart Book Publishers?

Today, the LA Times is releasing their first e-book, “A Nightmare Made Real” — will papers capitalize on stories that publishers might otherwise turn into books?

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Amazon Kindle to Launch in Chile Within 18 Months

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By Andres Hax Santiago newspaper La Tercera reports that Pedro Huerta, the director of Kindle Content at Amazon, has assured Chileans that the Kindle will […]

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Barcelona Newspaper La Vanguardia Launches E-books

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Leading Barcelona newspaper La Vanguardia announced a new e-publishing venture, initially drawn from content written by reporters at the paper.

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The Deal from Hell: A Cautionary Tale Every Publisher Should Read

Why is the new book “The Deal From Hell” universally important to the publishing business? It shows the ease with which moneymen incur debt and ruin companies.

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New York Times Announces Digital Subscriptions a.k.a Paywall

By Hannah Johnson The New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. announced today the launch date and additional details of “digital subscriptions” for the New […]

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My Love for Ron Charles or Reviewing in a Digital Age

By Erin L. Cox What is the difference between literary criticism and recommending a book? Is there a difference between a book blogger and a […]

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