Weekend Roundup: The Onion Goes Digital Only, Twitter Worried About Losing Control of the Word “Tweet” and more
November 10, 2013 | 10:15 am
By Joanna Cabot
Satirical Newspaper The Onion Goes Strictly Digital (GoodeReader)
After twenty-five years of providing satirical headlines, articles, and features, some of them meant to take a stab at politics or religion, others simply intended to be pointlessly funny, The Onion will no longer be available in print.
Amazon Publishing: More Than Bricks & Mortar (Publishers Weekly)
Daphne Durham, who is stepping into the role of publisher for Amazon’s adult trade and children’s imprints as Larry Kirshbaum departs, said the company is “delighted” with the sales performance of the unit’s titles to date.
Is Twitter Worried About Losing Control Over the Word ‘Tweet?’ (Techdirt)
IPKat points out a rather interesting concern listed by Twitter in its IPO documents. Apparently, the company is worried about the word “tweet” becoming a generic term.
Reviving Dead Authors (Digital Book World)
There are four types of authors in the world, posits book marketing expert Rob Eagar: successful authors, unsuccessful authors, authors who play dead and those who actually are.
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