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Oct. 7, 2009, 5:40 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Google could factor paid content into search rankings, how The Guardian redesigned its environment page, Associated Press tweets from Supreme Court

Google CEO says “price people are paying for your content” could factor into search rankings http://tr.im/AZsV »

Great walkthrough of redesigning The Guardian’s environment page. Also, a cute polar bear http://tr.im/AYws »

Above the fold, below the fold: It’s an online concept, too, but a study finds users don’t mind scrolling http://tr.im/AYJa »

Talking Points Memo saw 41% jump in display ad revenue last quarter. More on their ongoing expansion: http://tr.im/AZ2l »

Are @AP_Courtside‘s tweets the first from inside the Supreme Court? I hope not the last. Rules at the court inhibit tweeting. »

RT @AP_Courtside: Re: @NiemanLab‘s question: Electronic devices not allowed inside the courtroom. We’re tweeting before and after arguments. »

 
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The Marshall Project, an early model for single-subject nonprofit news sites, turns five today (and got a shoutout on Jeopardy last night)
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