The Morning Coffee – 6 February 2014

Top stories this Thursday morning include two editorials on the glut of indie titles, a possible pay-as-you-read model for the Kindle Store (link), a paean to audiobooks (link), a debate on Slashdot about paying for news (link), and more.

  • Ask Slashdot: What Online News Is Worth Paying For? (Slashdot)
  • Intermission: sorting through the banal (Studio Tendra)
  • On Audiobooks, or how I learned to let books immerse themselves in my life (Two 1/2 Eggs)
  • The fuss over Samsung's Magazine UX is all about fragmentation (Computerworld)
  • A Pay-As-You-Read Kindle Pricing Model For Amazon (Self Publishing 2.0)
  • Slushy Glut Slog: Why The Self-Publishing Shit Volcano Is A Problem (terribleminds: chuck wendig)
  • Virginia Court Says Domain Names Are Not Property (Techdirt)
  • Why the self-publishing shit volcano isn’t going to stop erupting any time soon (Chocolate and Vodka)

About Nate Hoffelder (10607 Articles)
Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader:"I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

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