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A paywall? Not NPR’s style. A new pop-up asks for donations anyway
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Links on Twitter: paidContent’s social-media traffic exceeds Google referrals, The Guardian’s river of news, “I got my job through the New York Times”

Last month, paidContent received more traffic from Twitter and Facebook than from Google »

“Of course people will pay for content!” says Barry Diller, who owns scads of free news sites (HT @iwantmedia»

Information architecture nerds: How The Guardian structures its river of news (and river of obits, etc.) »

Bunch of advertising poo bahs talked luxury marketing over drinks. The host: Condé Nast? Nah, Gawker Media »

“I got my job through the New York Times.” How giving away his work was an artist’s path to profitability »

I’ve got a free day in San Francisco on Thursday before #ONA09. Anyone doing cool stuff with news whom I should seek out for a meeting? »

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