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Wednesday News: Oyster’s new CFO, Goodreads’ new author policy, black authors and self-publishing, and Kindle cover disasters

Wednesday News: Oyster’s new CFO, Goodreads’ new author policy, black authors...

E-Book Startup Oyster Hires Jeannie Mun As Its First CFO – Jeannie Mun, formerly of MediaMath and Operative, is now CFO of Oyster, which demonstrates the seriousness with which the company is approaching a successful model for the subscription ebook… more

Friday News: the history of Harlequin, Hedy Lamarr-inventor, new voices in Fantasy, and Paleo cookbook pulled by Australian publisher

Friday News: the history of Harlequin, Hedy Lamarr-inventor, new voices in...

How Harlequin Became the Most Famous Name in Romance – Not always loving the coverage in Jezebel, I approached Kelly Faircloth’s historical post on Harlequin warily. However, by the third paragraph, I realized this wasn’t going to be the usual… more

Friday News: Net Neutrality ruling, fan fiction goes to college, more comics come to TV, and women of the Harlem Renaissance

Friday News: Net Neutrality ruling, fan fiction goes to college, more...

FCC votes for net neutrality, a ban on paid fast lanes, and Title II – So the FCC finally reached a decision to enforce net neutrality by reclassifying internet service providers as common carriers, which puts them in the category… more