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June 25, 2009, 9:34 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Corroborating CNN iReports, landmark for interactive-media ads, tracking when book readers get bored

CNN corroborates iReport material from Iran by comparing multiple videos of same event. Volume is an asset http://tr.im/pIDz »

Landmark: Interactive media to overtake newspapers in U.S. ad spending next year (still trails TV, mags) http://tr.im/pJaO »

Even the most devoted print newspaper readers spend 3.7 hours/day online, which is average http://tr.im/pI7n »

Gov. Schwarzenegger encourages Californians to try balancing state budget with LA Times app http://tr.im/pIKO »

For book on new forms of storytelling, @nickbilton wants to track analytics “to see when people get bored” http://tr.im/pKZx »

 
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