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April 28, 2010, 6 p.m.

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The UK’s Daily Telegraph wins a rare libel victory over “world’s worst tennis pro” »

Fascinating data: our @berkmancenter friends compare the practices of political blogs on the left, right »

Via @niemanstory, Bill Keller shoots down three “perceived existential threats” to narrative writing »

Alan Rusbridger discusses paywalls, collaboration, and the “mutualized newspaper” with Charlie Rose »

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Check out the WaPo politics page new look »

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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”?