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Margaret Atwood isn't sold on merchandise, piracy isn't all about price, and a Lonely Planet app ditches the book
In the latest Publishing News: Merchandising will not save publishing, but Margaret Atwood made T-shirts anyway; Facebook's comment plugin reduces comments, but maybe for the better; piracy isn't just about price; and Lonely Planet moved beyond the book..
The agency model may be illegal, copyright and the Supreme Court, and Flipboard sticks to content.
In the latest Publishing News: The European Commission questions the legitimacy of the agency model, Avon Impulse is testing an all-digital model, Golan v. Holder will have big repercussions regardless of the final decision, and Flipboard puts content above sources.
HarperCollins outraged librarians, publishers get creative with distribution, and digital authors need new skills.
In the latest Publishing News: HarperCollins capped titles for libraries; publishers are tapping non-traditional outlets for distribution; and Dana Newman schools authors on how to embrace the e-pocalypse.
Google One Pass debuted, marginalia could be a revenue stream, and why brick-and-mortar bookstores aren't headed for extinction.
In this week's edition of Publishing News: Apple's subscription policy sparked market competition; despite claims to the contrary, marginalia won't die by the digital hand; and thoughts on why publishing has entered a golden age.
The American Chemical Society gets recognized for its app, Bloomsbury changes focus on rights, and the tablet wars flare up
In this week's edition of Publishing News: The American Chemical Society's slick mobile app gets recognized, Bloomsbury ditched its territory structure, and HP took aim at Apple with its TouchPad tablet and publisher-friendly subscription policies.
An open question on libraries, aggregators try not to step on publishers' toes, and Apple makes a curious move.
In this week's edition of Publishing News: We asked an open question about the roles libraries play; news aggregation begins narrowing the focus on individualized content; and Apple rejected the Sony Reader app, rousing quite a dustup in the publishing world.
An open question on DRM, a bookstore puts ebooks in the cloud, and unwanted Kindles find new homes.
In this week's edition of Publishing News: We asked an open question about the true purpose of DRM; the ebook discussion shifted from DRM-locked files to URLs; and a bookstore might end up with a truckload of unwanted Kindles that Worldreader.org will happily take off their hands.
Amazon is everywhere; iBookstore fails to impress; ereader incompetence checklist; and challenges for the ebook industry in Argentina.
This week we noticed lots of good news for Amazon/Kindle; not the greatest review of iBookstore; HP's print-on-demand pilots gain ground; and advice for would-be Android readers.
Snooki to publish; yet more surveys on who is reading how; tablet sales continue to rise; TOC Frankfurt preview
This week we noticed: Snooki getting a book deal; Google taking an instant dislike to certain word searches; children liking ebooks; Amazon setting up shop at Facebook; Babylonian poetry finding its voice; and some people cutting up their personal library books.