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Nov. 30, 2009, 6:28 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Washington Post’s new blog for backstories, future of newspaper obituaries, shoes made of recycled newspapers

Washington Post launches a “how the sausage is made” blog for the backstories and detritus of its articles http://tr.im/GdXx »

Amazon says Kindle sales set a record in November http://tr.im/GbZ1 while the Nook is scarce http://tr.im/GbZg »

Newspaper obits hardly dead, finds Medill report, which sees a future in social networks for the deceased http://tr.im/Geej »

After a New Zealand news site began to charge, pageviews were down, of course, but so were other metrics http://tr.im/GcaY »

Handy chart on fundamental differences between TV and Web as “velocity of media consumption” increases http://tr.im/FHcG »

Shoes you can use made of news http://tr.im/FGqL »

 
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