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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 »

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In a corner of Brazil, local reporters are switching to government jobs and the state is achieving “media capture”
A strategy of “capturing the main professionals from the newspapers, in their respective fields of work, and thus reduce the tensions of being disturbed by the journalists every single day.” “Memory is crucial for journalism, and we are losing it.”
Focus here, not there: These are the gaps in political misinformation research
“Persistent debates about what constitutes ‘fake news’ and distinctions between other types of false information are mostly distracting.” Plus: A guide to covering misinformation without burning your news org or your readers, and a discussion of filter bubbles as not-really-a-thing.
How are paywalled news outlets preparing to serve residents in California’s mega-power shutoffs?
“If we’re going to have news that is paid for by audiences, we have to talk about the news that should never be behind paywalls.”