Morning Roundup: Hachette titles strong on eBook bestseller lists. What motivates reviewers?
May 28, 2014 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
Hachette Titles Hold Strong on Ebook Best-Seller List Amid Trade Dispute With Amazon (Digital Book World)
As the trade dispute between Amazon and Hachette grinds on, there are at least three authors who have less cause than others for grievance: James Patterson, Donna Tartt and David Baldacci.
Facebook Will Curb Automatic Posts from Apps in the News Feed (GigaOM)
Facebook is getting rid of automatic posting from third-party apps, but is it an Open Graph killer or a strategic way to get people to post better?
Wattpad Expands Exterior Publishing Ambitions (GoodeReader)
WattPad has started to transcend their own digital publishing platform and has started to distribute their books through numerous exterior sources.
What Motivates Reviewers? An Experiment in Economics (The Scholarly Kitchen)
What I like about the Chetty paper is that approaches the issue of timeliness of the review process as a complex problem, tests various solutions rigorously, and proposes small changes that can nudge the system to a more desirable state, at least for economics.
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