MediaMonday for April 1, 2013: Will Amazon’s Buyout of Goodreads Help or Hinder? Source media from Goodreads, March 28, 2013. Excerpt:

We are joining the Amazon family. We truly could not think of a more perfect partner for Goodreads as we both share a love of books and an appreciation for the authors who write them. We also both love to invent products and services that touch millions of people.

Additional media:

Business Week: Amazon Purchase of Goodreads Book-Review Site Irks Authors

Forbes: Three Hidden Benefits of the Amazon Acquisition of Goodreads

Salon: Amazon Buys Goodreads: We’re All Just Data Now

Washington Post: Goodreads? Amazon? Nooooo!

New York Times: Amazon to Buy Social Site Dedicated to Sharing Books

Ann Kingman: My Thoughts on Goodreads in Light of Amazon Purchase

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