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The Washington Post launches a year in news à la Spotify Wrapped
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May 28, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: iPads go international, Google launches a trading floor, Foursquare nears 1 million checkins a day

Nice infographic: the rise of geo-targeting and location-based services »

Great weekend reading from @niemanstory: what can university magazines offer narrative journalists? »

Foursquare is nearing 1 million checkins a day »

RT @davewiner: Zuck gave money to the Diaspora project. »

Per one exit poll at a London Apple store, 92% of those queuing for iPads were male »

"A short, evil rundown of how @iA sees the new WIRED app" (hint: "it’s the Nineties all over again") »

Zuckerberg on NPR: Facebook’s about "friends and community"—so the "default" has been skewed toward sharing info »

Google is hiring Wall Street vets to manage its $26.5 billion in cash for possible use in acquisitions (via @iwantmedia) »

At Tokyo’s flagship Apple Store, 1,200 people lined up to buy iPads in the international launch »

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The Washington Post launches a year in news à la Spotify Wrapped
“We initially built a ‘look-back’ experience but pivoted when we learned that our readers are more interested in insights that center on their reading ‘personality’ and content discovery rather than revisiting news from the past.”
How risky is it for journalists to cover protests?
Plus: Exploring why women leave the news industry, the effects of opinion labels, and susceptibility to disinformation.
Coming to a Hawaii library near you: Honolulu Civil Beat is hosting pop-up newsrooms around the state
“We learned that people have an interest if they can get to us.”