British journalist Ben Bloom (benbloomsport on Twitter) covering the press conference of Jürgen Klopp leaving BVB Dortmund without knowing a word of German – to be found at the Telegraph.
…his summary: It was like someone had died, and they used the word ‘fantastisch’ very often.
…in German: “Moderne Regulierung schaffen, Medienzukunft gestalten”. Hosted by Dr. Jürgen Brautmeier, Chairman of the Conference of Directors of the Media Authorities (Direktorenkonferenz der Landesmedienanstalten); keynotes by Günther Oettinger, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, European Commission, and Prof. Monika Grütters MdB, Federal Minister of State for Culture and the Media. Yet not really anything new beyond the ongoing discussions on cross-platform regulation and modernized copyright. For details and documentation see the symposium’s website.
According to the Pew Research Center, Americans increasingly view the internet and cellphones as essential. Read their synopsis here.
Article on the little known fate of books looted by the Nazis from private libraries – “NS-Raubgut: In der Berliner Staatsbibliothek lagern tausende gestohlene Bücher.” (Tagesspiegel, January 30, 2015)
The IVW data IV/2014 were published today. Looking back over the past years, the newspaper industry might experience a negative hockey stick effect.
A compilations of travel destinations for book lovers. And the list for extraordinary libraries is still open for submissions.
They are decreasing in number and circulation but explore options for their future positioning. More in the Pew Fact Tank here. (originally published July 11, 2014)
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