ENTRIES TAGGED "curation"

A screenshot, a link, and a heap of praise are met with a takedown notice

The New York Times should have considered context before slapping Quartz with a takedown letter.

The New York Times sent a takedown notice to Quartz because Quartz published a screenshot of a Times interactive visualization.

Let me clarify:

Quartz posted a static screenshot of an interactive and it linked to the interactive and praised the interactive. Quartz was actively encouraging people to go check out the full thing on the New York Times’ website. The offending Quartz article is titled “Our favorite charts of 2012.”

Quartz was transferring at least 90% of the attention and value to the New York Times. And yet, the Times wanted Quartz to take the whole thing down. Read more…

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Publishing News: The standards of aggregation

Publishing News: The standards of aggregation

Jim Romenesko quits after his attribution standards are questioned, Rakuten buys Kobo, and readers will wait for ebooks.

Jim Romenesko's departure raises questions about aggregation standards. Also, Japanese e-retailer Rakuten buys Kobo, and a new BISG study shows readers are embracing digital formats.

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BookRiff: A marketplace for curators

BookRiff: A marketplace for curators

A startup looks to give curators an outlet while keeping content owners happy.

BookRiff CEO Rochelle Grayson explains how her company will open new distribution and revenue streams for curators and content owners.

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News organizations still party like it's 1899

News organizations still party like it's 1899

Ben Huh's new project focuses on news presentation. Here he talks about who's doing it well.

Ben Huh, the CEO of Cheezburger, Inc., loves his Cheezburger project but is ready to engage in a fling with news. Huh's new Moby Dick project will address the limitations and frustrations of stagnant news presentation. In this short interview, Huh discusses news outlets that are headed in the right direction.

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Publishing News: Curation for the Kindle

Publishing News: Curation for the Kindle

Curated Kindle content, digital lessons from a web documentary, and the pursuit of concise categorization.

In the latest Publishing News: Dave Pell describes his new Delivereads project, Pete Meyers says "Welcome to Pine Point" is innovative and plain lovely to look at, and Open Library's George Oates discusses how a minimum viable record might work.

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Delivereads curates content for your Kindle

Delivereads curates content for your Kindle

Dave Pell's Delivereads sends hand-picked web content to Kindles.

Curation just got a new platform — your Kindle. Dave Pell’s new project, Delivereads, delivers content from around the web via your Kindle email address.

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An era in which to curate skills

An era in which to curate skills

Amidst disruption, publishing still relies on research, sales, authoring, and curation.

Three days of intensive discussion about the current state of publishing at TOC 2011 revealed that research, sales, authoring, and curation are all still important skills.

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Tagging the Real World through Barcode Apps

Mobile phones with barcode apps bring digital tools into real-world curation.

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What Cookbook Publishers Can Learn from the Music Industry

The maturation of music downloads offers a path for cookbook publishers.

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