Velocity of Content

Velocity of Content

Latest Episodes

Cicilline Sees Amazon In Antitrust Focus
February 26, 2021

Times have changed, Rep. Cicilline said, and ‘we must level the playing field.’

Spreading The Word – Rights and Royalties For Podcasts And Spoken Word
February 21, 2021

Podcasts and other types of spoken word content are an especially rapidly growing category of streaming and downloadable audio.

Outside US, Book World Has Mixed 2020
February 19, 2021

In Germany, a boom in book sales for the first half of December was followed by a stringent lockdown that crushed the holiday market.

Ranking & Rebooting Publishing
February 14, 2021

A ranking of top players in publishing isn’t only a numbers game. Assessing the current state of the market in the middle of a pandemic and in the throes of digital transformation requires complex calculations far beyond spreadsheets.

Big Five Now Defendants in E-Book Price Fixing Case
February 12, 2021

Attorneys for the plaintiffs have said only that they look forward to proving what they see as a major e-boom price-fixing scam

Transformative Models for Scholarly Publishing
February 07, 2021

Building a strategy to automate and manage “transformative agreements” for OA publishing.

Bezos Steps Down as Amazon CEO
February 05, 2021

The only mention of the book business in Amazon’s 2020 year-end results was tied to self-publishing.

Sharing Data, Sharing Science
January 31, 2021

The world’s largest funder of biomedical research seeks to ensure research data is open and discoverable.

Dr. Biden Boost US Libraries’ Role
January 29, 2021

The First Lady tells ALA the Biden Administration is ready to work with libraries.

COVID, Publishing and the Future
January 24, 2021

The surprises from COVID-19 aren’t always unwelcome ones. The arrival of effective vaccines is one such miracle. The good health of the publishing industry is yet another – at least for now.