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April 5, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: AP creates regional investigative teams, WaPo plans tiered comments, Wikileaks comes into its own

AP is creating four regional investigative teams to serve as resources for AP journos nationwide http://j.mp/avZi6C »

Early data shows iPads are not as easy as iPhones to use at your desk http://j.mp/d9sM6u »

Print still reigns: only 4.5% of newspaper pageviews happened online between June 2009-Feb 2010 http://j.mp/aOaU13 »

TPM traffic soared 79% in March over last year, @joshtpm credits an expanded reporting team, social media strategy http://j.mp/dlRoTx »

Google picks up online video platform Episodic http://j.mp/bPXXWc »

“Mr Jobs ushered in the personal computer era and now he is trying to usher it out”: @zittrain on the iPad http://j.mp/9buZSQ »

.@jenny8lee is live-tweeting a Wikileaks presser re: video they have of US military firing on a Reuters news van (via @mathewi»

WaPo, following Gawker, plans to implement tiered comment system (via @romeneskohttp://j.mp/ap1qXw »

Very very early iPad trend: big media companies doing well in free app section, not so much in paid http://j.mp/bZ0rox »

Has the FT unlocked the secret to profitability with higher cover prices, subscriptions and pay walls? http://j.mp/aEcUVH »

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