Category Archives: Publishing

Another YouTube Policy Change Disaster Factor

YouTubers Beg Fans: Leave Videos On in the Background The changes YouTube is making goes far beyond money. It affects a video’s reach: “This move feels like an insult more than anything,” said Eden, a YouTuber who runs a channel … Continue reading

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The YouTube Policy Change Fallout Begins

Previously: Disturbing YouTube Ad Developments And the first video I’ve encountered: YouTube won’t Pay me for Vlogging I received an email from YouTube saying I losing my partnership meaning all my videos won’t generate any MONEY. Its like I makes … Continue reading

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YouTube Fair Use Copyright Lawsuit Judgment

Why this wasn’t huge news that I came across before now is a mystery to me. Maybe it’s because I wasn’t paying as much attention to YouTube at the time? Judge sides with YouTubers Ethan and Hila Klein in copyright … Continue reading

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Hey, Kids! Tech Press Corruption Is Back!

Riiiight. Like it really ever left! You would think everyone would have learned the lesson by now. It sunk some magazines in the pre-Net 1980s. It caused another scandal in the post-Net days that made the Federal Trade Commission step … Continue reading

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Be An Artist. Not A Brand.

Because the book upset Dan Clark so much, I’m now reading Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizens Whole by Benjamin R. Barber. Everything is worse than I ever thought.

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Time Enough At Last

Read Books, Live Longer? Book readers lived an average of almost two years longer than those who did not read at all. I have several thousand books in my To Be Read pile (print and e). There should be a … Continue reading

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The Missing Invisible Worm

Lee Child on Amazon’s real-life bookshops – and why we should be worried Nothing sells books better than physical displays in bricks-and-mortar locations. Millions of people passed by bookshop windows or airport bookstalls, and saw The Martian, and some vague … Continue reading

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Not Enough PAPER Readers

This is Kew Gardens, Queens, NY: The Comic Den in Kew Gardens closes because “We don’t have enough readers” “The new generation of readers is going online,” said Janet Vargas, who co-owns the store with her husband Luis, adding that … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, In The Tragic, Backward Book World

Will Google, Apple, and SCOTUS Decide the Future of Book Publishing This Year? Two ongoing court battles involving large, technology multinationals may go before the Supreme Court this year, and the outcome of either case could alter the course of … Continue reading

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