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Rather than pay $180 a year to kvetch on site, readers headed for social networks. Says the editor: “In fact, the very point was to get them, and these comments, off my pages.”
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A typical Facebook user is acted upon more than he acts — a smaller cadre of power users do most of the heavy lifting. Justin Ellis
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Plus: A dispute over how much emphasis to place on new media skills in journalism training, the debut of The Daily Dot, the death of the Fairness Doctrine, more News Corp. hubbub, and what rarity means in an age of information abundance. Mark Coddington
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Blogs? SEO? Facebook? All of the above? Justin Ellis
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