NPR reports that teachers and professors rather than “citizen review panels” will have the principal say in the review of science and history textbooks. Because of the size of the state’s textbook market, this decision has nationwide implications.
Texas changes textbook decision process
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…