E-books and Self-Publishing Roundup, Jan. 23, 2012

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self publishing


1. Apple unveils iBooks Author, a Mac app for easy interactive e-book authoring (GigaOM)

2. New York Post launches new Kindle Fire App (FishbowlNY)


3. Do tablet apps and e-books spell the end of pop-up books? (The Daily Beast)

4. Universities test buying e-books in bulk (Sacramento Bee)

5. E-books don't replace the real thing (The Daily Cougar)





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Daily Must Reads, Jan. 23, 2012

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung


1. AP CEO Tom Curley, who led company into digital space, to retire (Poynter)

2. Twitter reacts to death of Joe Paterno (Mashable)

3. White House joins Google+ (Los Angeles Times)


4. Apple enters the $8 billion industry of K-12 textbooks (paidcontent.org)



5. Tablet and e-reader sales soar (New York Times)

6. Twitter's Jack Dorsey talks social, SOPA and Asia (All Things D)


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Daily Must Reads, Jan. 20, 2012

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung


1. House and Senate leaders postpone SOPA/PIPA bills (paidContent)

2. Anonymous goes on Megaupload revenge spree (Gizmodo)


3. How journalists can use Pinterest (Poynter)

4. Facebook expands Timeline, promotes 60 lifestyle apps (Online Media Daily)

5. Apple says consumers not harmed by alleged privacy violations (Online Media Daily)

6. How Storify came to be (Poynter)


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Daily Must-Reads, Jan. 19, 2012

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung

1. TV news starts covering SOPA after fleet of major sites go dark (TV Newser)

2. Did the anti-SOPA protests work? (PC World)

3. Apple unveils iBooks Author, an app for easy self-publishing (GigaOm)

4. Why the news industry should mimic Hulu, Netflix (Nieman Lab)

5. Julian Assange, of WikiLeaks, talks to the Rolling Stone (The Rolling Stone)

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Daily Must Reads, Jan. 18, 2012

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung


1. Google joins anti-SOPA campaign (AdAge)

2. Inside Jerry Yang's departure from Yahoo (All Things D)

3. AP tweaks social media rules on incorrect tweets (Poynter)

4. Social media ROI metrics remain 'chaotic' (Online Media Daily)

5. New York Post launches Kindle Fire app (FishbowlNY)

6. Fox News puts Twitter hashtags to work during GOP debate (Lost Remote)

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Daily Must Reads, Jan. 17, 2012

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.


1. If Twitter is anti-SOPA, should it blackout like Wikipedia? (gov20.govfresh)

2. Phone hacking possible at Daily Mirror during Piers Morgan's tenure (Huffington Post)

3. Beta testing part of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's web makeover (Poynter)

4. Will original, web-only shows win over TV viewers? (ReadWriteWeb)


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Daily Must Reads, Jan. 13, 2012

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs


1. New York Times public editor smashes himself with boomerang (Reuters)

2. Study: Old-school TV viewing is still growing (paidContent)

3. Apple cancels in-store iPhone 4S sales in Beijing and Shanghai because of unruly crowds (AllThingsD)

4. Study: Your Facebook personality is the real you (ReadWriteWeb)



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