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Okay, if Facebook and Google aren’t publishers: How about editors?
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Links on Twitter: Digital ad revenue up at The Atlantic, Times Open returns and The Awl gets a new publisher

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The @Awl has a new publisher, @JohnShankman, and is looking for office space in Manhattan »

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Why it’s time for book publishers to think like start-ups »

Reuter’s @AntDerosa says he’s taking a break on Tumblr because of its instability »

Digital ad revenue at The Atlantic is up 42 percent over this time last year »

The WSJ’s Mark Schoofs is ProPublica’s newest senior editor »

Lucky is building a fashion blog network and directing ad dollars to contributors »

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Bill Keller plans to pack up his NYT magazine column and head to the op-ed pages »

Flipboard is rolling out an ad program, beginning with ads in The New Yorker »

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Okay, if Facebook and Google aren’t publishers: How about editors?
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