The previous blog post talked about biased news about e-books as a result of journalists failing to understand the nature of the data they quote.  Here’s a much more nuanced approach to the issue: http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/columnists/ct-hiltzik-ebooks-market-share-20170502-story.html

Michel Hiltzik has done his homework, and points out that, “The Big 5 — Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Simon & Schuster, and Penguin Random House — account for 37% of the overall book market, but only 26% of all ebook sales”.