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Digital Books: Digital FAIL?

Wednesday, February 11, 2009


This week I had a lively conversation about Amazon’s recent Kindle mobile phone announcement with Wiley Author Reto Meier. I invited Reto to share his thoughts with readers on why he believes digital books have a very long way yet to go. The future of publishing may be digital, but costly Kindles and eBooks on iPhones [...]

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Pulling the Sword from the Stone: Amazon’s Kindle Books to be Available on Mobile Phones

Friday, February 6, 2009


Did you feel that? That was a tremor in the publishing world. There have been many of them over the past several months, but yesterday’s announcement from Amazon could be especially game changing in my opinion. Amazon announced plans to make its Kindle titles available for a variety of mobile phones. Earlier this year they announced [...]

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Barack Obama and the Permanence of Paper

Wednesday, November 5, 2008


Business Week’s David Kiley says “Obama is great for newspapers” and describes his search for a newspaper this morning, only to find there were none available at the many locations he looked. Mr. Kiley wraps his post by asking the question “could it be that with such change afoot amidst a national financial crisis, readership of [...]

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