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Hey, local news publishers: Give the people a calendar
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April 22, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Bloomberg’s Businessweek gets a facelift, Facebook integrates across websites, DC local site gets a name

The name of a new local DC news site owned by Politico’s parent co is no longer TBD, it is “TBD” »

Conde Nast now offers creative services for ads that will appear beyond its properties »

Apple files for patent on display technology that could be boon for designers and photographers who work in print »

Hulu’s paid experiment to begin in May: last 5 episodes of awesome shows like Glee still free, $9.95 for more »

Will I “like” this become ubiquitous? Facebook plugin makes it easier to share information across the Web »

Bloomberg Businessweek will have 66 news pages, up from 55 and a revamped, Economist-style look »

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Hey, local news publishers: Give the people a calendar
“It shouldn’t be that difficult to keep an updated list of when and where and what the meetings are.”
Negative words in news headlines generate more clicks — but sad words are more effective than angry or scary ones
A massive study of Upworthy headlines — remember Upworthy? — shows how a few emotionally charged words can mean the difference between viral and ignored.
Amazon calls it quits on newspaper and magazine subscriptions for Kindle and print
One Redditor: “I actually enjoy reading my local newspaper when it’s on the Kindle as opposed to the paper’s poorly designed website and frequently broken app.”