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Why journalism schools won’t quit Fox News
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Aug. 28, 2009, 5:54 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Measuring user engagement at Business Week, ramping up external links at the BBC, raiding Google’s offices in Italy

Business Week measures user engagement: number of comments per piece of content. It’s up to 34. Goal is 100 »

After ramping up external links, BBC sees 10-12 million clickthroughs a month to other sites »

Authorities searched Google’s offices in Italy as part of a (bewildering) complaint by newspapers there »

How to make your eyes twinkle and other tips for shooting video of yourself »

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Why journalism schools won’t quit Fox News
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