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May 22, 2009, 7:47 a.m.

Links on Twitter: Web design, exploding pie, Stephen Colbert

You must read this if you care about web design: How @A_L remade the Talking Points Memo homepage http://tr.im/lWX7 »

Know your AJAX from your schema? Very useful glossary of web-design jargon http://tr.im/lZkW »

1998: “Nando also recently requested that certain sites pay a $100 monthly fee for the right to link to Nando stories” http://tr.im/lZlD »

Hearst executive calls Yahoo’s newspaper advertising group “our largest strategic partner” http://tr.im/m2u3 »

Section front in today’s NY Times features an exploding pie. How it was done: http://tr.im/m2mm (via @drewvigal»

Stephen Colbert defends newspapers: “When you’re moving, you can’t wrap your dishes in a blog” http://tr.im/m0XF »

 
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The Marshall Project, an early model for single-subject nonprofit news sites, turns five today (and got a shoutout on Jeopardy last night)
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