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Brazil’s Nexo Jornal sticks to its founding principles: Explanatory journalism, subscribers, and no ads
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June 28, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Newspapers inspire more confidence, Google unveils social network, pope tweets

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An English professor laments Twitter’s effect on his students’ writing, a fusion of “slivers” http://nie.mn/iNlmkl »

From @brainpicker, 7 platforms changing the future of publishing http://nie.mn/kmcpgE »

Google’s + demo is interesting if for nothing else than the big, zoomable image http://nie.mn/iHeP9M »

Blogger Ed Yong asks, “Am I a science journalist?” http://nie.mn/lIdaYR »

The @knightfdn awards $200k to @ONA to develop business and technology partnerships http://nie.mn/l2A2om »

Amazon.com has launched an ad network, powered by your data http://nie.mn/kG7UXd »

Americans have regained some confidence in newspapers, TV news, according to Gallup http://nie.mn/kOPbny »

 
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Brazil’s Nexo Jornal sticks to its founding principles: Explanatory journalism, subscribers, and no ads
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