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Newsonomics: In Memphis’ unexpected news war, The Daily Memphian’s model demands attention
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Oct. 30, 2009, 5:37 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Court rules metadata is public record, Senate shield law would cover amateurs, Twitter lists galore

Awesome, important: State court rules that “metadata attached to public records is itself a public record” http://tr.im/DA63 » 

MinnPost has 168,000 monthly visitors and considers 25,000 of them “our true regulars” http://tr.im/DzWY »

In reversal, Senate’s shield law would cover amateur journalists http://tr.im/DBqH But House’s version only covers pros. »

Another step into the mainstream: Talking Points Memo joins the White House press pool http://tr.im/DAWK »

“I love computers and robots, but I love humans even more” — @anildash on Twitter lists and curation http://tr.im/DCfS »

In picking lists to follow http://twitter.com/NiemanLab/lists I’m keeping in mind that journalists are only a slice of the news future. »

 
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Newsonomics: In Memphis’ unexpected news war, The Daily Memphian’s model demands attention
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