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July 7, 2009, 8:23 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Targeted ads on Kindle, sketch of a “storystreaming platform,” liveblogging the liveblogs of Michael Jackson’s memorial

Patents filed by Amazon foretell targeted ads on the Kindle. Also: buy a paper copy, get the ebook free http://tr.im/rdUz »

“10 inspirational New York Times multimedia and interactive features” http://tr.im/reZi (by @10000Words»

Four years ago, I wrote about the use of cell phone cameras in coverage of the London subway bombings http://tr.im/rgeD »

Building on @dan360man‘s idea, @ksablan sketches what a “storystreaming platform” for news might look like http://tr.im/rfCx »

How Chinese citizens are circumventing the government’s censorship of Twitter http://tr.im/reej »

Well, I suppose it had to happen: Wall Street Journal liveblogs the liveblogs of the Jackson memorial http://tr.im/rgOs »

 
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The Garrison Project wants to bridge the gap between national and local criminal justice reporting
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