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Unfulfilled Promise of e-books Offers Lessons for News Organizations (Poynter)

My disappointing experience offers a lesson for news organizations that are considering selling e-books because its shows how legacy media is still thinking like … legacy media.

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B&N Seeks Kid’s Nominations for ‘My Favourite Teacher’ Contest (GalleyCat)

Middle school and high school students can nominate their teacher the My Favorite Teacher Contest at Barnes & Noble.

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Showrooming Doesn’t Mean the End of Brick and Mortar Retail (GigaOM)

A new study aims to bust a few assumptions surrounding the threat of “showrooming” and the challenges faced by traditional retailers in responding to mobile shoppers.

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JK Rowling to Write New Film Series Set in World of Harry Potter (Bookriot)

J.K. Rowling has agreed to write a series (!) of films set in the world of Harry Potter. Apparently the films will be based on a textbook used at Hogwarts, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and will follow the adventures of that book’s fictional author Newt Scamander.

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Kindle Daily Deal: A Place Beyond Courage (and 3 others)

 

 
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