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ePub Direct Funded To Supply E-Books To Kindle, iBooks Et Al

December 16, 2011


If print book costs major on distributing boxes of dead trees, what price the e-book fulfilment sector? Cork, Ireland-based wholesale e-book supplier ePub Direct is taking €1.3 ($1.69/£1.09) million in funding to grow its business supplying e-books to digital retailers. ePub supplies titles to 116 stores including Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN), Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) and Waterstones […]

Alpha female of The New York Times

December 11, 2011


Jill Abramson is too busy to worry about her own appetite. She’s more concerned about other people’s appetites – specifically, her readers’ hunger for news. ANTHONY JENKINS/THE GLOBE AND MAIL It’s a concern that takes up all of her time now, just a couple of months into her new job as executive editor of The […]

40 Important Lectures for Journalism Students

December 7, 2011


Journalism and media are in the midst of a major transition as citizen reporting, technology and new opportunities for profit are popping up. No matter what changes happen in the industry, journalism students need to remember the basic principles of good reporting, like writing, storytelling and investigative journalism, as well as master new media techniques […]