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Jan. 29, 2010, 5:56 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Geek squad founder says startups should go ‘pure mobile,’ Time Warner to deliver interactive ads, AOL launches citizen journalism project

Journalism startups should “go pure mobile” Geek squad founder says. Worry about a computer application later http://j.mp/8fNV9T »

Young readers wish the Kindle had photos, color and a touchscreen. If only that product existed…http://j.mp/dxcn3E »

Time Warner Cable plans to deliver localized interactive ads to 7 million homes this year http://j.mp/bqBsBX »

AOL’s Seed shepherds a citizen journo project for Spinner: 6 weeks, 2,000 SXSW band profiles, $50 per item http://j.mp/aAPeB4 »

Hoping for an iTunes effect on print media, president of Conde Nast Digital calls iPad a “game-changer” http://j.mp/awvSAc »

Online ad spending expected to rise 8.9% in 2010. Newspaper ads to drop 5%, magazines 3% http://j.mp/bDgYbt »

 
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ProPublica and The Texas Tribune are teaming up on a full-time, Texas-focused investigative news unit
“This is not ProPublica Texas. This is a very different entity — a cobranded, co-managed operation that brings together the natural strengths of two different but compatible organizations.”
The News Revenue Hub is launching a pilot project to help news orgs increase their readers’ loyalty
You can turn loyal readers into members and subscribers. But first, you have to turn occasional readers into loyal readers.
Twitter says it wants to solve the “journalists’ careers end because someone digs up an old tweet” problem
“These are some of the biggest reasons why people don’t tweet. Which is why we actually take this very seriously.”