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March 19, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: FT ends its free-for-all, an all-in-one check-in service, a side-by-side look at healthcare bills

FT removes last free-to-all articles from site; now, free viewing requires registration/Google path (ht @felixsalmon »

Photojournalism prof calls @NiemanReports‘ latest issue “a treasure chest.” We agree »

Nice. @ProPublica launches interactive #hcr news app: compare Senate-passed bill, House reconciliation changes »

New front in the geowars? The Brightkite guys are launching a one-stop check-in service, @caro reports

Apple is now accepting iPad apps; submit them by 3/27 to get them in App Store by 4/3 launch »

MPA launches “mapps,” a comprehensive list of magazines’ mobile apps (via @fishbowlny »

Facebook, social justice edition: the Jumo rollout begins »

WaPo attributes paucity of databases to old CMS; says “state-of-the art system” will be in place by year’s end »

Twitter search returns may soon be ranked by popularity, rather than immediacy (via @mathewi »

In Feb 2010, global web users spent two hours more on social networks than they did in Feb 2009 »

Startups compete to determine who’ll get to do your menial tasks for you »

“Digital content, like water, will always find a path to freedom. You lock it down, someone else will open it up.” »

Why hasn’t Facebook overtaken Google in the UK? Hitwise has the numbers »

Sleepless? Try counting…tweeps. 48% of social media users check Facebook and/or Twitter after they go to bed »

Good morning! Google may pull out of China as soon as April 10, China Business News reports »

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“The way we raise the money at The Guardian is different than any place I’ve ever been”
What’s with the rise of “fact-based journalism”?
“To describe one form of journalism as ‘fact-based’ is to tacitly acknowledge that there is also such a thing as ‘non-fact-based journalism.’ And there isn’t.”
Britney Spears and the generational shift in celebrity coverage
“There was just this nastiness that emerged in the way celebrities were covered in the 2000s.”