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Journalists are burned out. Some newsrooms are fighting back.
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July 13, 2009, 8 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Five paid-content experiments, interactive design at the Times, analyzing Matt Drudge’s links

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More detail on Talking Points Memo expansion: aiming for 60 employees, from 11, in 3 years »

Interactive design, “statuesque transparency,” and the human condition: “Can Khoi Vinh save the NY Times?” »

On the ethics of linking, quoting, and “what she said”: Reuters blogger @felixsalmon offers his views »

I wish one of these would go to court, but alas: Associated Press settles “hot news” suit against AHN Media »

Whom does Matt Drudge link to most? A tireless researcher scraped 171,717 page updates to find out. »

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