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Thursday News: Amazon’s pricing, Hollywood’s (lack of) diversity, Latin America’s publishing and America’s orphan fantasy

Thursday News: Amazon’s pricing, Hollywood’s (lack of) diversity, Latin America’s publishing...

Escape from Stalag $7: Why Amazon’s Pricing Box Is Bad for Indies – Rich Chapman’s essay on Amazon’s pricing strategies and what he refers to as the AAAG’s (Aggregated Amazon Ankle Grabbers) is both amusing (the questions he asks of… more

Wednesday News: More controversy for Lena Dunham, exercising your speed reading skills, Elena Ferrante on writing and storytelling, and Cora Buhlert on romance in SFF

Wednesday News: More controversy for Lena Dunham, exercising your speed reading...

Publisher to Alter Lena Dunham Book After Rape Story Questioned, Attorney Says – More controversy surrounding Lena Dunham’s first book this time based on her allegation that she was raped while at Oberlin. Her description of the fellow student is… more

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

Tuesday News: Did Uber threaten a female journalist; are books essential goods; why is the Internet a guilty pleasure; and how we can get the meaning of life in 60 seconds or less

Tuesday News: Did Uber threaten a female journalist; are books essential...

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