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Monday News: Dish TV battles networks, Daniel Handler and racist stereotypes, rewriting Barbie, and an interview with Jody Ellen Malpas

Monday News: Dish TV battles networks, Daniel Handler and racist stereotypes,...

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

Wednesday News: a new Authors Alliance, writing reviews without litigation, homogenizing and “othering” Africa, and another 19th C marriage manual

Wednesday News: a new Authors Alliance, writing reviews without litigation, homogenizing...

Founder of Just-Launched Authors Alliance Talks to PW – Into the mammoth-sized vacuum created by the current leadership of the Authors Guild comes a new organization called the Authors Alliance. Set to launch on May 21st, this organization, founded by… more

Monday News: BAM’s POD experiment, fandoms and empathy, Hugo hosting controversy, and 1950’s marriage tips

Monday News: BAM’s POD experiment, fandoms and empathy, Hugo hosting controversy,...

BAM Espresso Pilot A Success, So Far – Books-A-Million has been conducting a 90-day experiment with the Espresso Ebook Machine, a print-on-demand technology installed in stores in Maine (one of its top-earning stores) and Alabama (its flagship location). The company… more