Category Archives: Publishing Models

This Blog has Moved – Come and Visit Me at the New Address!

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The Future of the Book According to IDEO

Summary and short commentary on IDEO’s three proposals for the future of the book, including Nelson, Coupland and Alice. The commentary draws upon other media such as Quantic Dream’s Heavy Rain and touches upon the influence a concept like Alice would have on interactive and non-linear narratives in fiction. Continue reading

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Are Newsgames A Possible Future for News Journalism?

In a recent article in the TheAtlantic.com (14 September 2010), Niraj Chokshi presented an excerpt of the first chapter of Newsgames: Journalism at Play. Written by Ian Bogost, Simon Ferrari and Bobby Schweizer, the book considers the synthesis of news … Continue reading

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The Blog to Book Publishing Model

Just World Books has a radical proposal: To publish “timely books for changing times”. It’s the kind of ideology that would motivate many contemporary publishers of foreign affairs, but its not necessarily so urgent that it would keep them awake … Continue reading

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