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Monday News: Digital books and learning, reading strategies, Pew’s online harassment research, and advertising at Dear Author

Monday News: Digital books and learning, reading strategies, Pew’s online harassment...

Ebooks suck for learning – Baldur Bjarnason has written a relatively short but pithy post that brought to mind those articles claiming that digital books are making us stupid, blah blah blah. Bjarnason focuses on the way physical books are… more

Friday News: Scientist sues “American Hustle” filmmakers, Colbert mocks Gamergate, men and contraception, and some Halloween reading

Friday News: Scientist sues “American Hustle” filmmakers, Colbert mocks Gamergate, men...

‘American Hustle’ Sued by Microwave Expert … The Movie Nuked My Reputation! – Sooooo, if you’ve ever seen the movie “American Hustle,” you likely remember the scene where Jennifer Lawrence’s character passive aggressively blows up their microwave by trying to… more

Thursday News: AAP numbers released, Hungary wants to tax the internet, NY court strikes down cyberbullying law, and The Poetry Brothel

Thursday News: AAP numbers released, Hungary wants to tax the internet,...

Children’s fuels 2014 growth in US – The Association of American Publishers have released their numbers regarding what is and isn’t selling in US publishing. In addition to the boom represented by kid lit, audiobooks are on the rise (26.2%)… more

Monday News: Facebook and Google’s massive traffic drive, Facebook tries to woo publishers, malware in ads, and audio of Beowulf in Old English

Monday News: Facebook and Google’s massive traffic drive, Facebook tries to...

How Facebook and Google Now Dominate Media Distribution – A very interesting article from Frédéric Filloux and Jean-Louis Gassée arguing that Facebook and Google are the two major players in terms of channeling online traffic. Twitter, by contrast, is “minuscule,”… more