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The Morning Coffee – 26 May 2014

Posted: 25 May 2014 09:30 PM PDT

Monday might be a holiday in the US but a lot of us are at work. Here are a few  stories to keep you busy while waiting for a vacationer to answer your email.

Must-read stories include a teacher’s concern that trigger warnings could be used to coddle children (link), the effect of Google’s latest changes to their ranking algorithms (link), the latest installment in that ridiculous lawsuit over Julie of the Wolves (link), and more.

  • The debate over trigger warnings in literature classes (TeleRead)
  • Faking Cultural Literacy ()
  • God is cutting to the chase, just smiting indie bookstores with lightning now (MobyLives)
  • Harper Seeks Injunction in Dispute with Open Road (PW)
  • Low-quality content aggregators are the big losers in Google's Panda update (9to5Google)
  • Metropolitan Museum Of Art Claims Copyright Over Massive Trove Of Public Domain Works (Techdirt)
  • My E-Reader and Me: A Match Made In "Meh" (SF Novelists)
  • Publishing Advice: Don't Believe a Word (C h a z z W r i t e s . c o m)
  • The Real Reason Enhanced eBooks Haven’t Taken Off (Or, Evan Schnittman Was Right… For the Most Part) (Bookcurrents)
  • Trigger Warnings and the Novelist’s Mind (The New Yorker)

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