Morning Roundup: Future of media? Oyster hits 500,000 eBooks and more
May 9, 2014 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
Minorities and Mainstream Reading (Book Riot)
I’m not trying to imply that all cultural stories are heavy (though South Asian fiction tends to skew that way), just that sometimes I want to read about someone like me, rather than just someone who’s only of the same culture or background.
The Future of Media isn’t About Breaking News Scoops, it’s About Credibility and Trust (GigaOM)
Felix Salmon is right when he says that only journalists really care about who broke the news about a specific event — what really matters to readers is whom they trust to give them context and understanding.
Oyster Hits 500,000 eBooks (GoodeReader)
eBook subscription website Oyster has hit 500,000 eBooks, including bestsellers and uber popular books.
Amazon is Now Delivering Books on Sundays in Select Cities Throughout the U.S. (GalleyCat)
Amazon has plans to extend the Sunday service to more cities in the U.S. later this year.
Kindle Daily Deals: Aftershock (and others)