Morning Roundup: Happy Birthday, Richard Scarry!
June 6, 2013 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
To See the Value of Social Media, Watch What Happened in Turkey When Local Media Failed (Paid Content)
Social media and tools like Twitter have come under fire during real-time news events because critics say they spread misinformation — but in places like Istanbul they can be a lifeline when the traditional media is ineffective.
Happy Birthday, Richard Scarry! (GalleyCat)
Happy Birthday Richard Scarry! To celebrate the famous kid’s author’s 94th birthday today, we’ve rounded up our favorite Scarry links below…
Penguin’s David Shanks Testifies at Apple Trial (Publisher’s Weekly)
The second day of the Apple e-book price-fixing trial continued with the government’s continued focus on Apple associate general counsel Kevin Saul, citing a stream of Apple correspondence it claims urged the Big Six publishers to force all their retail partners to the agency model. But it was the testimony of Penguin Group USA CEO David Shanks, looking less than happy under government questioning, who also reluctantly acknowledged a succession of e-mails and calls
Illuminated eBook Readers Comforting for Eyes (Health24)
Readers of ebooks aren’t just enjoying a good book, they’re giving their eyes a break, thanks to the high contrast of the display, which is good for the eyes.
Kindle Daily Deal: The Third Coincidence by David Bishop (and 3 others)