November 3, 2009

News & Opinion: The News Hour on the Publising Industry

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 4:20 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

As most who read this blog know, there's a lot happening in publishing right now. Price wars, eBooks, Todd Sattersten leaving 800-CEO-READ... Well, The folks at The News Hour with Jim Lehrer tackled the topic last night and, as they do with so many of today's issues, they did so intelligently, in depth, and with nuance. The News Hour's Jeffrey Brown spoke with Lev Grossman, who has been covering the industry for Time Magazine, and Kassia Krozser, founder and editor of, which focuses on the digital publishing industry.

If you'd rather read the transcript, you can find that here:

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.