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Pottermore and OverDrive link on Potter library e-book distribution

The Bookseller – 2012-02-27

Pottermore has entered into an exclusive worldwide e-book and digital audiobook distribution...
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"Harry Potter" E-books get worldwide library distribution

Yahoo! News – 2012-02-28

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The "Harry Potter" saga may have seen the end of its run in the movie theaters, but J.K. Rowling's wizardly brain child will live on in the world's libraries. British distributor OverDrive has struck a deal with...
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Seven Ways to Improve the iTunes Store

PC World – 2012-03-02

The iTunes Store is the most popular retail outlet in the United States for buying music, and has become a digital bazaar, selling everything from TV shows and movies to ebooks and audiobooks.
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It's Cool to Quit Your Job Again

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-03-07

In an economic indicator many of us can use, a report says more people see the employment market as strong enough to quit their crappy, go-nowhere jobs than have in years. This is great news: Quitting a job you hate is one of the most satisfying...
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Harper’s publisher makes case against Web publishing

Poynter. – 2012-03-14

Providence Journal | The Atlantic Harper’s publisher John R. MacArthur gave a lecture at Columbia University in February, but its text seems to have evaded widespread Internet attention till Monday afternoon (the speech is available as an...
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Audiobooks are going Hollywood

Los Angeles Times – 2012-03-14

Audible.com has persuaded stars such as Dustin Hoffman, Kate Winslet and Samuel L. Jackson to lend their voices to classic novels for the popular media format.When it came to reading a book out loud, Dustin Hoffman was a bit rusty. The last time he...
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AUDIO: E-books 'lend themselves to erotica'

BBC World – 2012-03-14

Rowan Pelling, former editor of Erotic Review and Telegraph Review, and Tom Tivnan, features editor for The Bookseller, discuss the rise in popularity of e-books particularly in genres such as erotica.
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J.K. Rowling's Website Starts Selling Harry Potter E-Books

AllThingsD – 2012-03-27

It didn't take a Hogwarts magician to know this day would eventually come. The bookstore feature of J.K. Rowling's Pottermore website went live Tuesday, enabling English-language readers to buy the digital editions of all seven Harry Potter...
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Finally, E-Books for Potter

The Wall Street Journal – 2012-03-28

The bookstore feature of J.K. Rowling's Pottermore website went live Tuesday, enabling English-language readers to buy the digital and audiobook editions of all seven Harry Potter novels.
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Google's Alternative to Paywalls: Customer Surveys

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-03-29

Google is rolling out a new product, “Google Consumer Surveys,” that lets publishers monetize content through “microsurveys” created by companies that want to carry out inexpensive market research. Publisher partners at...
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Flattering News Coverage Has a Price in China

The New York Times – 2012-04-04

Chinese Esquire officials said the magazine had been paid to publish this feature about Bang & Olufsen, an audio company.
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One week in, how are the Harry Potter e-books selling?

GigaOM – 2012-04-04

It's been a week since the Pottermore shop launched -- making the Harry Potter e-books and digital audiobooks available (legally) for the first time. One week in, how is Harry selling?
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JK Rowling's first adult novel will be "blackly comic"

Yahoo! News – 2012-04-12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - J.K. Rowling's first book for adults will be a "blackly comic" novel set in an idyllic English town where all is not what it seems, its publisher said on Thursday. The title of the closely guarded 480-page novel by the prolific...
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Audible to pay authors $1 per audiobook sale

The Bookseller – 2012-04-13

Amazon is paying authors $1 for every audiobook they sell if they sign up to its Audible Author...
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How to start doing data journalism

Editors Weblog – 2012-04-27

One of the great advantages of data journalism is that it allows you to go beyond anecdote and produce evidence, said Steve Doig, professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at the University of Arizona, speaking at the International...
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Give Amazon a Wide Berth; Even Interns Have Wall Street Memoirs

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-05-01

Today in books: Buzz Bissinger's plan to do something nice for a Friday Night Lights character was derailed by Apple and Amazon, a Duke alum vows to expose the "toxic culture" of Wall Street, and Books-A-Million may be going...
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Announcing the Return of the Audio Book Club

Slate – 2012-05-04

In the May issue of the Slate Book Review, Meghan O’Rourke writes about Are You My Mother?, cartoonist Alison Bechdel’s therapy-fueled exploration of her relationship with her mom. Writes O’Rourke:
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A Mother Is a Story With Neither Beginning Nor End

Slate – 2012-05-04

Next month, the Slate Audio Book Club will discuss Alison Bechdel's Are You My Mother?
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Flipboard integrates audio in app

BBC World – 2012-05-16

Flipboard, the popular social news magazine, starts integrating audio into its app for Apple's hand-held devices.
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AUDIO: Does booze ruin book clubs?

BBC News – 2012-05-16

Ana Sampson, co-author of The Book Club Bible, tells The World At One's Martha Kearney about the do's and dont's of literary circles.
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