Issues pertaining to fiction/publishing
There are many debates and issues around the fiction and publishing industry. For example, is it better to concentrate on blockbusters (many publishers have been accused of this) or is it better to exploit the "long tail" (i.e. publish stories that may not have a mass appeal but gives you a wide range of offereings -- Amazon use this model)?
I'll start with two links that look at some questions:
Is fiction good for you? (Link is to an audio interview and will start playing as soon as you click on it)
On The Media's look at the publishing industry (2012)