Monday, November 27, 2006

Under Pressure, News Corp. Pulls Simpson Project

Bowing to intense pressure from both outside and inside the company, the News Corporation yesterday canceled its plans to publish a book and broadcast an interview with O. J. Simpson in which he was to give an account of how he might have murdered his former wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald L. Goldman.

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Monday, November 20, 2006

Schools toss aside texts for eBooks

Schools are moving into ebooks instead of paper text books. This could mean a lot of growth in ebook sales.

"First it was Dick and Jane readers, then typewriters, then reel-to-reel film projectors. Now another American education icon may be disappearing: the hardbound textbook." Read the rest here.