Morning Roundup: Authors and readers band together to stop Goodreads bullying

We Need a Digital-First Curriculum to Teach Modern Journalism (Media Shift)Goodreads
At the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Washington, D.C., earlier this month, one panel addressed adding programming skills to the curriculum: “Why All Your Students Must Be Programmers.” The inevitable question was posed: What would you cut from existing offerings to make room for these new topics?
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Authors, Readers Band Together to Stop Goodreads ‘Bullying’ (Good e-Reader)
Who knew the book industry was filled with such venom, such mayhem, such…death threats? Book discovery and discussion site Goodreads has been the battlefield recently for a game that is causing concern among both authors and readers alike.
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Five Reasons to Break the DRM on Your eBooks and Free Your Collection (Digital Trends)
This week, ebook lovers got yet another reminder of why DRM (Digital Rights Management) is terrible for ebooks.
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The Death of the Cloud Has Been Greatly Exaggerated (GigaOM)
After the revelations of NSA spying on internet data, analysts think the cloud market will take a hit. Here’s how to get the benefits of using the cloud, but protect your data.
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Kindle Daily Deals: “A Hundred Summers” by Beatriz Williams (and 3 others)

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