Amazon and E-Readers

Tim Carmody reports on Amazon and the Kindle:

In the brief moment between last week’s unveiling of The New York Times’s new smartphone- and tablet-centered subscription plans and today’s launch of Amazon’s Android Appstore, it’s worth taking a short historical detour, if only to see how differently the world looks today from the time, not long ago, when the Kindle was supposed to be a big factor in getting people to pay for journalism.

Continue reading:

http://www.niemanlab.org/2011/03/in-two-years-amazon-moved-from-journalism-savior-to-afterthought-is-today-the-day-the-trend-reverses/

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