Category Archives: Publishing industry

Should Writers Get a Little Help from Their Governments?

[posted by Alice] Earlier this year more than 9,000 writers took part in the 2014 Digital Book World and Writer’s Digest Author Survey. Results were reported at, among other places, Publishers Weekly (“DBW 2014: Survey Finds Most Authors Want to … Continue reading

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Sports Illustrated Enters the Daily Fantasy Sports Marketplace

[Posted by Alice] According to Forbes, Sports Illustrated, a publication once best known for its annual swimsuit issue, has announced that it is launching a daily, play-for-cash app and entering the “daily fantasy sports marketplace.” In the past, daily fantasy sport was … Continue reading

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Amazon as Antitrust Monopoly and Permanent Temporary Workplace

[posted by Alice] In the June 18, 2012 issue of The Nation, Steve Wasserman wrote, “The bookstore wars are over. Independents are battered, Borders is dead, Barnes & Noble weakened but still standing and Amazon triumphant. Yet still there is … Continue reading

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