Where to Find Publishing News on the Web
Tadween Publishing has compiled a list of top blogs and websites that feature news and analyses from the publishing world. Whether you are looking for news from the publishing industry or advice on how to publish your own eBook, the following list consists of the go-to places for what you are looking for.
GalleyCat is a blog run by the MediaBistro blog network that focuses specifically on the book publishing industry. Their blog posts can range from analysis of the rise of eBooks and fall of print publishing to entertaining posts about what has the publishing world abuzz nowadays.
Publishers Weekly, commonly referred to as PW, promotes itself as the “bible of the book business.” The weekly news magazine features a wide variety of publishing-related content, including a section for news and a job board for employment in the publishing world.
Book Publishing is a Huffington Post blog that focuses solely on the book publishing industry. The blog features news as well as anecdotal stories. The biggest asset to the page is the list of “Featured Blog Posts” which hosts a variety of different opinions and ideas from the publishing world.
Publishing Perspectives is an online journal that features news and analysis from the publishing world. They claim to be the “BBC of the book publishing world” by offering news, blogs, and discussions on the international publishing market. The site also features a section on publishing news from Latin America and Spain for English-language readers.
Although PBS’s MediaShift primarily focuses on the digital media world, the page features weekly eBook and self-publishing roundups that promote news and information in digital publishing. Interested readers can also sign up to have the roundup emailed to them once a week.
Good E-Reader is a blog that focuses on the digital world and all forms of digital content publishing, and includes a section on digital publishing and eBooks. The site also hosts a forum where authors and prospective self-publishers can collaborate and exchange ideas.
The Guardian’s publishing page features very informative news, analysis, and stories from the publishing world that offers in depth perspectives on the state of the publishing industry as well as trending topics.
The Future of Ink focuses mainly on digital publishing, such as eBooks and all other forms of digital content publishing including videos, audio, and interactive media.
And of course, as always, stay tuned to Tadween Publishing for your most interesting news and analysis from the publishing world!