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Dec. 5, 2008, 9:35 a.m.

Morning Links: December 5, 2008

Adrian Monck is writing a series of posts on the interplay between journalism and democracy. In this one, he discusses the alternative sources of information for citizens.

— Bill Densmore (and others) are reporting from their meeting in Missouri around the Information Valet Project.

— James Gleick argues the book-publishing industry should go back to the future by focusing on making beautiful printed books, not the online world. Clay Shirky disagrees.

POSTED     Dec. 5, 2008, 9:35 a.m.
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