Publisher's Weekly is keeping close tabs on this year's BookExpo America, as always. Calvin Reid writes about a really interesting panel on how the book industry should approach the new paradigm of publishing, what with all the technological and Web innovations.
The panel included Wired editor Chris Anderson, Scribd cofounder Jared Friedman, "digital guru" Nick Bilton of the New York Times and focused on one main question: How can the book industry save itself from following in the unfortunate steps of the music industry? The panel had some interesting things to say, including: Piracy can be useful. Really.
Check out the story here. Definitely worth reading.