books-262431_640How 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)

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"I’m a journalist, a teacher and an e-book fiend. I work as a French teacher at a K-3 private school. I use drama, music, puppets, props and all manner of tech in my job, and I love it. I enjoy moving between all the classes and having a relationship with each child in the school. Kids are hilarious, and I enjoy watching them grow and learn. My current device of choice for reading is my Amazon Kindle Touch, but I have owned or used devices by Sony, Kobo, Aluratek and others. I also read on my tablet devices using the Kindle app, and I enjoy synching between them, so that I’m always up to date no matter where I am or what I have with me."


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