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May 14, 2009, 6:53 p.m.

Links on Twitter: New NYT blog, MediaNews Group, visualizing today’s Google outage

On Monday, New York Times is launching a photo and video blog that scrolls sideways, @nytkeller told staff yesterday. »

MediaNews Group’s Denver Post asked readers if they would pay for the news online. Answer: no http://tr.im/lkbN »

Smart post on the difficulty of serving casual and obsessive readers at the same time http://tr.im/lke3 »

“Even paparazzi aren’t being paid well anymore. They’re competing with too many so-called amateurs” http://tr.im/lkyo »

Critique of Slate’s Double X: News sites for women should define themselves by more than chromosomes http://tr.im/lkG8 (via @DanaGoldstein»

Visualization of today’s Google outage http://tr.im/lnlv »

 
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