Posts tagged Christopher Kenneally
Your humble editor on Beyond the Book, a CCC podcast series
October 15, 2012 | 5:40 pm
Late last week I was lucky enough to be featured as a guest on Beyond the Book, a twice-weekly podcast series produced by the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC). Beyond the Book generally covers the business of writing and publishing, and I can't recommend it enough for anyone who's interested in staying on top of the publishing industry, and the many changes it's currently undergoing. You'll find the program's archives available for free on the homepage of its website, where you can also download the shows as MP3 files. BTB is also free on iTunes. Speaking of iTunes, BTB is described there as...
Are Discoverability and DRM Mortal Enemies?
October 5, 2012 | 11:20 pm
By Brian Howard Publishers of e-books have a dilemma: You want readers to find (and purchase) your products. And yet you don't want pirates making your products available for free. But is digital rights management (DRM) technology, one method publishers use (with questionable success) to combat piracy, a hindrance or even antithetical to content discovery? At the Publishing Business Virtual Conference and Expo, an expert panel debated this very question. Moderated by the inimitable Christopher Kenneally of the Copyright Clearance Center, Peter McCarthy (Director of McCarthy Digital), Patricia Payton (Senior Director, Publisher Relations & Content Development at Bowker) and Brian O'Leary (Principal at Magellan Media Partners) discussed these very issues. Will DRM survive? Are we moving...