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Dec. 9, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Groupon flexes its muscle, Pulitzer prize rules changed and the iPad has influenced web design

Deeper in Pew/Twitter numbers: 55% share links to news, but only 12% do it more than once a day http://nie.mn/e1515O »

Katie Couric talks about social media, real-time news and preventing accuracy from being a casualty of immediacy http://nie.mn/gXdC7k »

Sunday Times (UK) bundles new iPad app with print subscription http://nie.mn/erwRVY »

So, Amazon won’t host WikiLeaks, but it will sell a Kindle edition of the diplomatic cables? http://nie.mn/fnqjF4 »

Groupon: "There’s nobody out there putting as much muscle and intellectual power into their editorial" http://nie.mn/eDfUbF »

The ever blurring line between tablets and the web: How the iPad is influencing web apps http://nie.mn/hOmANy »

Just how many people use Twitter in the US? New Pew study estimates around 8 percent http://nie.mn/ifk6Hd »

Facebook’s Zuckerberg continues his giving streak, pledges to give away most of his wealth to charity http://nie.mn/fE3CAj »

New Pulitzer Prize rules allow for multimedia, databases or interactive projects http://nie.mn/g65GCN »

 
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With Old Town Media, three former Politico execs want to help publishers figure out the future
The company is a little difficult to describe, but its mission is less so: to help a wide variety of news organizations develop new ideas, be more efficient, and build new ways to stay in business.
Stop giving photoshoots and admiring profiles to bros who make AdSense cash writing fake news
“Disinfobros.” Also: Snopes gets fact-checked about its own history, and Mark Zuckerberg is transformed by a meeting with a Waco minister.
“The Internet hates secrets”: Clear Health Costs works with newsrooms to bring healthcare costs out of hiding
“We think of this as a perfect use case for journalism — finding real, good information and displaying it back to the public.”