Morning Roundup: Kobo Aura H2O coming soon. Reporting is not about granting equal weight
August 21, 2014 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
Do Student Internships Really Work? Digital Tools Can Help Evaluate Them (The Digital Shift)
But what we really need is a way to evaluate the internships and make sure they work for students, news organizations and schools. Thanks to digital tools, we can do a much better job evaluating them.
Real Reporting Is About Revealing Truth; Not Granting ‘Equal Weight’ To Bogus Arguments (Techdirt)
Bad journalists seem to think that if someone is making a claim, you present that claim, then you present an opposing claim, and you’re done. They think this is objective because they’re not “picking sides.” But what if one side is batshit crazy and the other is actually making legitimate claims?
New Leaks Show Kobo Aura H2O Coming 1 September, Will Cost $179 (The Digital Reader)
When Kobo’s newest ereader cleared the FCC last week I knew it was going to be one of the more interesting ebook readers to launch this fall, and now that the specs have crossed my desk I can see that I was right.
The Changing Book and its Publishing Model (PW)
As for e-books, in order to sell more (and be priced higher for better margin), the content needs to stop being a replication of the printed version. E-content should come in the shape of e-resources for learning and teaching, online tests and assessment, or multimedia ancillaries—all value-added, curated, and created to support and complement the print edition.
Kindle Daily Deal: Joe Gunther Series (and others)