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Journalists are burned out. Some newsrooms are fighting back.
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Feb. 10, 2009, 8:29 a.m.

Morning Links: February 10, 2009

— Mario Garcia applauds upcoming changes at Newsweek and says hurrah for more opinion: “Objective journalism, in this case, is more about the accuracy and fairness of the piece, and NOT necessarily in keeping viewpoints out of the mix.”

— Clay Shirky brings the smackdown on micropayments.

— Simon Owens writes about The Printed Blog, which I haven’t mentioned here before because it just seems like a spectacularly bad idea. But best of luck to them.

Joshua Benton is the senior writer and former director of Nieman Lab. You can reach him via email ( or Twitter DM (@jbenton).
POSTED     Feb. 10, 2009, 8:29 a.m.
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