(***Deutsche Fassung hier***) Where do we begin? It’s probably best to start with the tried-and-tested turnaround of storytellers – a surprise coup of death and rebirth. New television? How boring! “How boring!”, I’d still have declared a few years ago when the medium of TV was the talking point and to discuss how digital storytelling […]

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For gaining a more realistic understanding of digital markets, creators and consumers, new instruments are needed to measure and structure sales. And we deserve some novel ideas to grasp how ebooks, self-publishing, audio, streaming and ‘Studio’ platforms relate and compete: The new “European eBook Barometer” is a unique collaborative effort for sharing deep sales data […]

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I thought at first to be ambivalent with regard to today’s vote of the European Parliament to pass new – and highly disputed – legislation on copyright. But the more I re-cap, the more certain I am: Hardly any author – or creator – will earn an extra dime from a future “ancillary copyright” (‘Leistungsschutzrecht […]

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