Daniel Donahoo: Improving Children's Literature in Digital Spaces

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Unbalanced Focus having Negative Impact

says Elizabeth Dobler, Professor of Reading and Language Arts, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas, as she and colleagues survey digital publishing for children...

We all know that the increasing number of new publishing platforms are challenging the traditional models of publishing. There is a growing interest and enthusiasm for the capacity of anyone to publish and create, but is there equal interest on the impact of quality or value of these texts to the reader? Currently, publishing in digital spaces emphasizes producers, rather than consumers. This unbalanced focus has the potential to impact children's reading experiences in negative, as well as positive ways, and is already having a significant impact on the world of children's literature.

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