To Be or Not To Be: Subscriptions & The Publishing Industry

Oyster Books

As the when, where and how of reading books changes, all sorts of possibilities are opening up for an increasingly digital-based publishing industry. Will book publishers go the Netflix way, with exclusive, serialized offerings to lure subscribers? We may come back full circle to the Victorian era of The Pickwick Papers, with a chapter delivered […]

The Fear of Paywalls and the Newspaper Industry’s Need to Change

  by Tien Tzuo The Wall Street Journal’s Papers Put Faith in Firewalls perfectly encapsulates what’s wrong with the publishing industry right now. Instead of celebrating innovation and seeking new ways to adapt to a rapidly-changing media dynamic, the WSJ Russell Adams’ voices the skepticism of the industry, the very same skepticism which has led […]