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After criticism over “viewpoint diversity,” NPR adds new layers of editorial oversight
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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.

Joshua Benton is the senior writer and former director of Nieman Lab. You can reach him via email ( or Twitter DM (@jbenton).
POSTED     Dec. 5, 2008, 9:35 a.m.
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