Amazon withdrew ads from The New Republic after Franklin Foer published an article critical of Amazon.
Amid dire predictions about the future of journalism, The New Yorker’s John Cassidy delivers some sunny news.
Hachette introduces “in-stream Twitter purchasing” of a few titles.
The editor, Franklin Foer, is leaving, and TNR promises to become a “digital media company.” Instead of twenty issues a year, the magazine will produce ten.
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg of the Wall Street Journal offers an instructive analysis of Barnes & Noble’s recent marketing strategies.
Hachette made some concessions, but for the time being, the publisher won the right to preserve the agency model for eBook pricing.
Mallory Ortberg has written text conversations between classic literary characters.
NPR reporter Petra Mayer looks at After, an erotic work of fan fiction “loosely based on the hugely popular British boy band, One Direction.”