Conflicts Between Pay-TV Providers, Networks Could Result in Permanent Blackouts – With all of the attention on the pending Comcast Time-Warner merger, you may have missed the ongoing conflicts between Dish Satellite and quite a few channels, from Turner Broadcasting… more
“we will need writers who can remember freedom”: ursula k le guin at the national book awards – A transcription of Ursula Le Guin’s speech at the National Book Awards ceremony Wednesday night. Le Guin’s comments have been getting a… more
‘Redeployment,’ ‘Age Of Ambition’ Win National Book Awards – The National Book Awards ceremony took place last night, and the big winners include Phil Klay (fiction), Louise Gluck (poetry), Evan Osnos (nonfiction), and Jacqueline Woodson (young people’s literature). Klay’s book… more
Wednesday News: EverAfter Romance app; Ingram signs independent publishers; PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts...
EverAfter Romance App – Diversion books has created a new app dedicated to Romance. They have told Jane that they will be trying hard to provide freebies and discounted books, as well as full catalogs from the traditional publishers and… more
Report: Senior Uber exec threatened to dig up dirt on journalists – So apparently stalking and doxxing have gone mainstream. According to a story in Buzzfeed and discussed in this Gigaom piece, Uber’s Senior Vice President of Business Emil Michael… more
Agency returned – Now that Hachette v. Amazon seems to be resolves, let the Monday morning quarterbacking begin! Actually, this seems to be a pretty good — and relatively brief — analysis from The Bookseller on how Hachette’s desire to… more