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Morning Roundup: Bad News for Nook, End of Tabloids? and more

Posted By Joanna Cabot On January 13, 2014 @ 8:37 am In Morning Roundup | No Comments

NookNook Sales Nosedive [1] (Digital Book World)
There’s no sugarcoating it: Nook took a big hit over this past holiday season.
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The End of Tabloid Papers and the New Quest for Media Responsibility [2] (GigaOM)
Tabloid newspapers have long used their powerful cover to influence and intimidate. Their looming disappearance raises interesting questions about what counts as highbrow and lowbrow media these days.
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Kickstarter is Cool (and Probably Not for Me) [3] (John Scalzi)
In many ways it would seem I’d be a prime candidate to do a Kickstarter. I don’t see one in my near future, however, save possibly one in which I have a cameo role at best, and for which I have no responsibility for planning or disbursement.
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Pornographic Content Found in Nook Tablet in Children’s Area of B&N Store [4] (GoodeReader)
In what can be termed as a re-run of the pornography issue that had brought shame to several ebook stores [5] months ago, a tablet in one of Barnes & Noble store at Texas was found to have X-rated material in it.
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Kindle Daily Deals [6]: The Nero Decree (and others)


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URLs in this post:

[1] Nook Sales Nosedive: http://www.digitalbookworld.com/2014/nook-sales-nosedive/

[2] The End of Tabloid Papers and the New Quest for Media Responsibility: http://gigaom.com/2014/01/12/the-end-of-tabloid-papers-and-the-new-quest-for-media-respectability/

[3] Kickstarter is Cool (and Probably Not for Me): http://whatever.scalzi.com/2014/01/11/kickstarter-is-cool-and-probably-not-for-me/

[4] Pornographic Content Found in Nook Tablet in Children’s Area of B&N Store: http://goodereader.com/blog/tablet-slates/pornographic-content-found-in-nook-tablet-in-childrens-area-of-bn-store

[5] brought shame to several ebook stores: http://goodereader.com/blog/electronic-readers/whsmith-boycotts-self-published-authors

[6] Kindle Daily Deals: http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?ie=UTF8&docId=1000677541

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