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Media change deniers: Why debates around news need a better evidence base — and how we can get one
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June 3, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: FiveThirtyEight to move to the NYT, PDF10 kicks off, Hearst acquires iCrossing

Nonprofit Center for Public Integrity just hired four investigative reporters and a database specialist http://j.mp/9i6cGB »

Congrats to @fivethirtyeight — soon to be incorporated into the politics section of nytimes.com http://j.mp/9KlmhD »

Publishing plus: Hearst acquires digital marketing service provider iCrossing http://j.mp/cNIRN7 »

Report: Washington Times director wants to make the paper online-only http://j.mp/aMZpee »

RT @zseward Nice! Looks like the Times is in the process of open sourcing its Document Viewer http://j.mp/bsUM7e »

The #PDF10 conference on tech, journ, and politics starts today. You can follow along here http://j.mp/9M0739 »

 
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Media change deniers: Why debates around news need a better evidence base — and how we can get one
“If we let media change deniers drive the conversation, the result will be dumber journalism, less-informed public debate, and ineffective and counterproductive public policy. Even if what they say sometimes ‘feels right.'”
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