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March 24, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: How Apple and 12 other giants got their name, HuffPo goes after auto ads, AOL launches nonprofit

Is the future of journalism…robots? http://j.mp/akYYgb »

AOL takes page from HuffPo, launches nonprofit arm. Patch.org will fund news sites in “underserved communities” http://j.mp/dyjudN »

Behind Google’s China decision: “Earmarks of totalitarianism” reminded Sergey Brin of his native Soviet Union http://j.mp/cjaQHW »

Would you pay $10 a month to watch TV on your phone? Fox Mobile will soon offer a Hulu-like subscription http://j.mp/bn27SA »

Publishers rethink the magazine, 5 key trends in the world of digital magazineshttp://j.mp/aXEXZg »

Huffington Post hires Detroit agency to lead a direct sales effort targeting the Big Three auto makers http://j.mp/btA2qz »

How Apple and 12 other tech giants got their names: http://j.mp/8XFCPj »

 
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Postcards and laundromat visits: The Texas Tribune audience team experiments with IRL distribution
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