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Feb. 9, 2009, 8:17 a.m.

Morning Links: February 9, 2009

— Jack Lail has a few brief videos from an ONA Nashville conference on comments and using social media as journalists.

— It’s a week old, but this Wall Street Journal article details what happens when a web site decides to give its audience the choice to turn off ads.

— Chris Anderson gives a preview of his upcoming book on business models based on free products.

POSTED     Feb. 9, 2009, 8:17 a.m.
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Feeds will open up to new user-determined filters
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