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What’s with the rise of “fact-based journalism”?
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Nov. 10, 2009, 10:42 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Future of media as events, ESPN’s competition for local sports markets, New Yorker cover drawn on iPhone

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Big day for collaborative journalism as Spot.Us-funded story is published in NY Times. @Digidave reflects »

Hitwise estimates that more than 25% of The Wall Street Journal’s traffic comes from Google »

In bid for local markets, ESPN expects heavy competition — foremost, from the sports leagues themselves »

Another New Yorker cover drawn on an iPhone, using the Brushes app. See it come together »

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