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WaPo’s managing editor responds to concerns about Facebook integration and privacy. “We don’t keep any of this data” »

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Nick Denton of Gawker media says the Gizmodo iPhone blockbuster drew “no immediate revenue benefits whatsoever” »

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Hey, local news publishers: Give the people a calendar
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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.”