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May 26, 2010, 6:30 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Bay Citizen launches in SF, Apple faces antitrust inquiry, FT faces the twilight of print,

Missed this week’s #tcdisrupt? Bummed about it? Console yourself with the conf’s extensive video library http://j.mp/92J2qQ »

Congratulations to Nieman’s newest class of fellows! http://j.mp/9XBtBc »

Fascinating: “responsive architecture” and web design (via @drewvigal) http://j.mp/av67aw »

Thanks! RT @blanket: Big cheers to @NiemanLab for featuring @berkmancenter talks this week! »

Wired’s iPad app is coming to the iTunes store…with Adobe http://j.mp/aAhwvM »

HuffPo president and CRO says the aggregator is on track to double ad sales this year http://j.mp/ck9mD9 »

AOL now employs 4,000 journalists (but only 500 are full-time) http://j.mp/aPoUya »

“We’re going to have a situation where if you pay us X dollars, you can have us in any form you like.” http://j.mp/b1l0Of »

Within five years, FT parent company exec says, the paper will have “exited print in substantial part” http://j.mp/9BThwI »

Can @TheBayCitizen, launching today, find a way to make cross-level media partnerships beneficial and sustainable? http://j.mp/cI6Hfi »

.@hackshackers started as a SF-based Meetup group, @burtherman says; it now has 600 members worldwide (via @jayrosen_nyu) http://j.mp/aP8vq4 »

Looks like Apple’s facing an antitrust inquiry about its online music practices http://j.mp/arRuhw »

 
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