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June 22, 2009, 7:19 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Huffington Post’s local news plans, AOL’s PoliticsDaily vs. Politico, Weekly World News on Google Books

What’s next for Arianna Huffington? Local sites in NY and Denver. Good interview with the “blog diva” http://tr.im/pjtS »

Kachingle, Contenture, Inamoon, Payyattention, & EmanciPay all offer awkwardly named micropayment solutions http://tr.im/pjwi »

A lesson in aggregation: How @robinsloan created his “Iran election tracker for the easily overwhelmed” http://tr.im/plpU »

AOL’s PoliticsDaily already has twice Politico’s traffic, but does it matter? I debated it this weekend http://tr.im/pjFO »

Our proudest moment: Howard Stern shouts out the Nieman Journalism Lab (in April) http://tr.im/pjKK »

Google Monster Abducts Satirical Newspaper! Complete archive of Weekly World News available on Google Books http://tr.im/pftv »

 
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The New York Times is now charging for its cooking site
It’ll cost five bucks every four weeks, and it’s the latest step in the Times’ push toward a business more reliant on reader revenue.
Google News launches a streamlined redesign that gives more prominence to fact checking
“To give them that multitude of facts, voices, and perspectives, you want the UI to disappear and not be a sense of overload or cognitive load on them but just be transparent.”
The Toronto Star, “surprised by low numbers,” is shutting down Star Touch, its expensive tablet app
It will be replaced by a more traditional app that also works on phones.