Morning Roundup: Do writers need a union? Reinventing the bookstore and more
July 7, 2014 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
How I Failed at my Book-Buying Ban (Book Riot)
So in order to at least catch up a little bit on reading the books I already owned, I decided, at the beginning of 2013, that I wouldn’t buy books anymore…
How J-Schools Are Tackling the Demand for Data Journalism Skills (Media Shift)
Gone are the days where journalists could boast about not being math people.
Do Writers Need a Union? (Hugh Howey)
On the website ThePassiveVoice, commenters bring up trade and labor disputes and organizations, and I think these and class warfare comments I’ve seen elsewhere are spot-on.
The Problem of Reinventing the Bookstore (The Digital Reader)
Like music, the discoverabilty of books often works better online than in stores, and that has the potential to make booksellers as redundant as music stores.
Kindle Daily Deal: American Woman (and others)