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Want to read a local newspaper on a Monday morning in Wyoming? The last one still printing is about to stop
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July 1, 2009, 6:39 p.m.

Links on Twitter: NPR crowdsources with Flickr, charging for WSJ’s iPhone app, linguistic analysis of retweets

Why NPR turned its camera on the audience at a Senate hearing, and how its own crowd is writing the caption http://tr.im/qudz »

What happens when the bank owns your local newspaper? http://tr.im/qsc9 That’s where lots of indebted papers are headed. »

The Wall Street Journal wants to know: Would you pay for their iPhone app? http://tr.im/qsi9 (Reconsidering plans to charge?) »

In the top 50 U.S. markets, local newspaper sites reach twice the audience as local TV sites http://tr.im/qs2W »

Linguistic analysis finds retweets use more complex, novel, and social language than tweets in general http://tr.im/qsxn »

 
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Want to read a local newspaper on a Monday morning in Wyoming? The last one still printing is about to stop
Wyoming has six “daily” newspapers, but now none of them will actually print a paper seven days a week. It could be the first time a U.S. state will publish no newspapers on Monday mornings…ever.
Biased algorithms on platforms like YouTube hurt people looking for information on health
A user with greater health literacy is more likely to discover usable medical advice from a reputed health care provider, such as the Mayo Clinic.
What makes people avoid the news? Trust, age, political leanings — but also whether their country’s press is free
“Many people’s news habits quite sensibly depend on the news available to them, and in some cases they may have good reason to view such sources as deficient or untrustworthy.”