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How The Washington Post built — and will be building on — its “Knowledge Map” feature
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July 25, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Digital ad revenue up at The Atlantic, Times Open returns and The Awl gets a new publisher

PSA: NPR is looking for a supervising editor for digital news http://nie.mn/qtgbDh »

The @Awl has a new publisher, @JohnShankman, and is looking for office space in Manhattan http://nie.mn/qpeqaO »

Developers everywhere take note: NYT’s Times Open is back this fall http://nie.mn/qxNIA3 »

Why it’s time for book publishers to think like start-ups http://nie.mn/nQOaoV »

Reuter’s @AntDerosa says he’s taking a break on Tumblr because of its instability http://nie.mn/qEcCLL »

Digital ad revenue at The Atlantic is up 42 percent over this time last year http://nie.mn/rbsIYh »

The WSJ’s Mark Schoofs is ProPublica’s newest senior editor http://nie.mn/mQy4bU »

Lucky is building a fashion blog network and directing ad dollars to contributors http://nie.mn/qJNf2W »

Want to be a longshot? Tips on how to get a submission into @Longshotmag, which goes live Friday http://nie.mn/nvCsJy »

Better know a Murdoch: Slate and Longform.org showcase the best profiles of Rupert Murdoch http://nie.mn/r33YEA »

Bill Keller plans to pack up his NYT magazine column and head to the op-ed pages http://nie.mn/oWjwru »

Flipboard is rolling out an ad program, beginning with ads in The New Yorker http://nie.mn/rmM0rZ »

 
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How The Washington Post built — and will be building on — its “Knowledge Map” feature
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