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“The way we raise the money at The Guardian is different than any place I’ve ever been”
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May 24, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Radio ad spending is up, Hacks/Hackers builds 12 new iPad apps, European outlets hold off on those apps

New @Publish2 initiative aims at “disrupting the AP monopoly over content distribution to newspapers” »

Love that TBL’s laptop is covered in stickers RT @EllnMllr Sir Tim Berners-Lee stops by Sunlight for brainstorming time »

Wish we were there! RT @jenny8lee Come get cupcakes at the @knightfdn booth at #tcdisrupt. »

Will the NYT paywall chase away bloggers? @jeffbercovici riffs on today’s Pew study »

At this weekend’s @hackshackers event, participants built 12 iPad news apps–in less than 30 hours »

Good news for radio: ad spending up 6% year-over-year in Q1, highest gain in a decade »

The American Independent News Network (my former employer) launches its seventh site today, The Florida Independent »

At 25, AOL aims to become the biggest “newspaper, magazine, TV network, movie theater” (via @iwantmedia) »

“Facebook made a gamble, and it hasn’t worked out very well.” »

Pew finds social media sites, MSM vary greatly by topic. ie: 43% of stories on Twitter are tech, 1% in MSM »

Citing “mixed response” to them in the US, European outlets play the waiting game on iPad apps »

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