Todays links of interest:
- Interview with the FTC’s Richard Cleland
Ed Champion speaks with the FTC about the new reviewer guidelines. It’s like asking for volunteers to be test cases.
- Molly Crabapple’s World, Drawn From Her Tastes in Aesthetics and Burlesque
A look at Molly Crabapple, BS’s art goddess.
- ARL report on the current use of E-Books in Libraries: Publishing Strategy
A first look at a huge topic.
- Book Reviews, Revamped
The first of a look at book reviews by Publishing Trends.
- Not Every Publisher Thinks You’re Stupid
Ryan Chapman reassures those of us who might feel this was the case after reading the article referenced in the first paragraph.
- Dear FTC, here’s how it is out in the real world
At Chasing Ray, Colleen also shares thoughts on the FTC’s new blogger rules. You might guess the tone from the title.
- How publishers encourage piracy
Print this out. Tape it to your monitor. Review every time you head into a meeting about DRM or piracy or ebooks. Send copies to your boss and your boss’s boss. Thanks.
- Complaint prompts school to kill ‘Mockingbird’
Seriously? This has to stop. Why didn’t the school stand up for the book?
- FTC Guide re Endorsement Update
Jane Litte from Dear Author also called the FTC. Excellent.