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Solidarity eclipses objectivity as journalism’s dominant ideal
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Dec. 22, 2009, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Latino Internet use up 10% in 2 years, ESPN and CNN among top 10 mobile sites, Texas Tribune annotated video tougher than it looks gets 45% of its traffic from search. That’s up from 20% in ’06, says @johnabyrne »

It took 3 programs and “dozens” of hours for Texas Tribune to create this Stump Interrupted video: »

ESPN (No. 8) and CNN (No. 10) among the top 10 sites accessed via mobile phones in ’09. Google is No. 1. »

Readers average more than 23 minutes per month on the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s site. »

Internet use among Latino adults rose 10% between ’06 and ’08, a new Pew study finds. »

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