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Nov. 20, 2008, 10:36 a.m.

Morning Links: November 20, 2008

Upmarket-aggregator smackdown: Tina Brown points out she pays her writers — a not very subtle point on rival/buddy Arianna Huffington’s HuffPo, which doesn’t.

— LA Times online guru Eric Ulken goes solo to figure out where journalism. One to watch.

— Paul Bradshaw builds a timeline of the biggest moments of blogging journalism history.

POSTED     Nov. 20, 2008, 10:36 a.m.
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The New York Times now allows subscribers to “gift” articles to non-subscribers
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