posts about or somewhat related to ‘ebook’

Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not that the writer make all his sentences short, or that he avoid all detail and treat his subjects only in outline, but that every word tell.

Strunk and White, Elements of Style.

Always a good reminder, and a reminder that you can download Elements of Style for free. PDF | eBook

Nieman Lab’s New E-book
The best of their June articles, and it’s free! Available on iPad/iPhone, Nook, Sony Reader, and Kindle. They’d like feedback so download here and respond if you so wish.

Nieman Lab’s New E-book

The best of their June articles, and it’s free! Available on iPad/iPhone, Nook, Sony Reader, and Kindle. They’d like feedback so download here and respond if you so wish.

Following up on yesterday’s post about Push Pop’s amazing eBook, Facebook acquired Push Pop and its founders. 
Here’s a great Read Write Web article about founder Mike Matas. 

Following up on yesterday’s post about Push Pop’s amazing eBook, Facebook acquired Push Pop and its founders. 

Here’s a great Read Write Web article about founder Mike Matas. 

TED: Mike Matas:  A next-generation digital book - Mike Matas (2011)

Great example of a book on an iPad and iPhone. Some really nifty interactive stuff in there. 

Reporter’s Guide to Multimedia Proficiency →

"This booklet comes directly from a series of 15 blog posts I wrote in 2009. My intention was to offer some guidance for journalists who are ready to learn how to transform themselves into multimedia journalists."

-Mindy McAdams professor at College of Journalism and Communications, University of Florida

E-Book Sales Outpacing Print After Strong 2010 Holiday Showing

Via ReadWriteWeb:

When USA Today publishes its first post-holiday bestseller list tomorrow, e-book versions of the top six titles will have outsold their respective print versions for the previous week. And of the top 50 books, 19 have higher digital than print sales.

It’s the first time that the newspaper’s top 50 list has had more than two titles in which the digital version outsold the print.

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