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April 30, 2010, 8 p.m.

Links on Twitter: FT owner reports 7% revenue increase for Q1, Venturebeat to focus on “the right kind of pageviews,” Apple files trademark motions for its mobile app icons

NYT digital-ops exec Martin Nisenholtz on the importance of engagement http://j.mp/cFyRab »

Owen Thomas, Venturebeat’s new exec editor, says the site will seek “the right kind of page views” http://j.mp/c6m46T »

Did you launch an awesome, participation-oriented news effort this year? Then apply for a Knight-Batten Award! http://j.mp/aGN8eL »

Amazon software upgrade will help Kindle get social with Facebook, Twitter links http://j.mp/bM8iT0 »

Via @NiemanReports: This Sunday at 11a ET, snap a shot for @nytimesphoto‘s “international mosaic” of UG images http://j.mp/99cib9 »

Only 7% of Americans (about 17 million people) are active users of Twitter–up from 2% in 2009 (via @iwantmedia) http://j.mp/bV1lDE »

“I publish my identity every day all over the web; that is what Facebook should help me manage. Identity is distributed.” http://j.mp/anAiC6 »

FT owner reports 7% revenue increase for Q1, aided by “strong demand for subscriptions in print and online” http://j.mp/d6a2KJ »

A Bravo marathon it’s not: meet West Wing Week, the WH’s month-old week-in-review series (h/t @clinthendler) http://j.mp/dy1EkU »

Now streaming live: @FCC‘s workshop on “public and other noncommercial media in the digital era” (via @knightfdn) http://j.mp/7Di3iT »

Apple has filed trademark motions for its iPhone and iPad app icons http://j.mp/agvApx »

China’s biggest news agency plans to launch a 24-hour TV news network…in English http://j.mp/c2X2lf »

 
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Now nonprofit, The Salt Lake Tribune has achieved something rare for a local newspaper: financial sustainability
The Salt Lake Tribune’s transition to nonprofit status has been closely watched in the news industry. “The opportunity for us to prove that this can work is significant and so is the responsibility.”
Address — don’t sidestep — health misinformation to debunk falsehoods, study finds
“Don’t be afraid to tackle misinformation head on. It’s important that people speak out, and you can repeat [misinformation] and then debunk it.”
A rose is a rose is a rose, but please, please make it clear to your readers what a “subscriber” is
Do you mean “people who pay a news company hundreds of dollars a year”? Or “email addresses we have in a spreadsheet somewhere”?