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Newsonomics: In Memphis’ unexpected news war, The Daily Memphian’s model demands attention
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Oct. 30, 2009, 9:59 a.m.

Links on Twitter: Politico’s co-founder on paid content, microsite for NY Times multimedia, Huffington Post’s first uses of Twitter lists

“Trust me, people, you’re going to be paying for content,” says Politico co-founder Jim Vandehei http://tr.im/DsNw »

Always worth remembering the Bloomberg terminal is also a social network for Wall Street http://tr.im/DsJE »

Oh, hey, it’s a site — for advertisers, but we can look, too — with all the New York Times’ cool multimedia http://tr.im/DuUU »

Pet Holdings, which profits off digital content (albeit LOLcats), makes a third of its revenue from books http://tr.im/DugD »

This is great: Huff Post’s guide to the World Series on Twitter http://tr.im/DwBE Healthcare: http://tr.im/DwCm (HT @ckanal»

 
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