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Sept. 4, 2009, 10:39 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Gawker crowdsources Russian translation of GQ article, the open-source digital camera, newsprint prices down 40% this year

GQ is trying to keep its bombshell Putin story out of Russia, so Gawker is crowdsourcing a translation http://tr.im/xTf7 »

Here’s one tool I never thought could go open-source: the digital camera http://tr.im/xTKK »

Vietnam arrests online journalists covering the government’s touchy relations with China http://tr.im/xSvS »

Forget newspaper companies. Pity the pulp and paper industry: Newsprint prices have dropped 40% this year http://tr.im/xSig »

Here are seven tools to superpower your browser for online reporting http://tr.im/xSfx »

 
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The Kansas City Beacon is expanding to a second city, Wichita, with nearly $4M raised
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