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May 20, 2009, 7:31 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Huffington Post, shield law, Google, 1,000-year cover story

Very significant: The Huffington Post has poached The Washington Post’s veteran investigations editor http://tr.im/lSig »

NY legislators introduce bill that would extend the state’s shield law to cover “journalist bloggers” http://tr.im/lV8F »

Google considered purchasing a newspaper or funding non-profit news but rejected both ideas, CEO Eric Schmidt tells the FT http://tr.im/lVKD »

“Top 10 search engine optimization tips for online news start-ups” http://tr.im/lSow »

ProPublica asks readers to “adopt” a federal stimulus project and report on its progress http://tr.im/lTId »

The cover story in Opium Magazine this month is just nine words but will take you a thousand years to read http://tr.im/lSat »

 
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