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Dec. 17, 2009, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Facebook’s changing demographics, Pandora adding 600k users per week, Time-lapse video of big day on NYTimes.com

A study finds around 70% of newspaper Twitter feeds are updated manually. http://tr.im/HUFa via @chanders »

Time-lapse videos show the flow of traffic to NYTimes.com on the day of Michael Jackson’s death http://tr.im/HTGt »

Online music service Pandora is adding 600,000 new registered users per week. And it’s making money. http://tr.im/HSNf »

Is “top and to the left” the new “above the fold”? Google’s Browser Size tool suggests that’s the case. http://tr.im/HSUb »

A Facebook study finds 11% of U.S. users are African-American, 9% are Latino, 6% are Asian. http://tr.im/HSPS »

 
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The California Journalism Preservation Act would do more harm than good. Here’s how the state might better help news
“If there are resources to be put to work, we must ask where those resources should come from, who should receive them, and on what basis they should be distributed.”
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The conspiracy-loving Epoch Times is thinking about opening…a journalism school?
It would, um, “champion the same values of ‘truth and traditional’ as The Epoch Times” and, er, “nurture in the next generation of media professionals,” ahem, “the highest standards of personal integrity, fairness, and truth-seeking.”