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What’s with the rise of “fact-based journalism”?
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Nov. 6, 2009, 6:24 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Exclusivity and community at the Financial Times, slideshow of Gawker Media’s offices, Google’s magazine newsstand

How exclusivity built a community at the FT’s finance blog, which gets 500k monthly uniques »

The new newsroom: Great slideshow of Gawker Media’s “steampunk” offices (HT @carr2n»

The new Chicago News Co-Op needs much more funding to cover costs. Editor paying himself $0 in first year »

In Twitter lists, @megangarber sees a “codification of the media’s increasing openness to…collaboration” »

Off the record: TPM publisher Josh Marshall lunched with Obama and other journos today. Salmon was served »

Google creates a “newsstand” of magazine archives in its collection, including LIFE, New York, Mother Jones »

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