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June 1, 2010, 6:16 p.m.

Links on Twitter: 22% of consumers plan to shop via mobile next year, NYT is hiring a social media producer, Hulu’s growth curve is starting flatten

Behold, a video even more mesmerizing than the baby-with-an-iPad http://j.mp/czPbY9: @nickbilton‘s-dog-with-an-iPad http://j.mp/9yoB3y »

Hulu’s growth curve is starting to flatten http://j.mp/dxlovp »

Linking: endorsement or parasitism? @laheadle responds to @chanders http://j.mp/b73L6h »

The Tumblrization of WordPress? Blogging platform adds its own “like” and reblogging features http://j.mp/d8Zki2 »

New York Times is hiring a community and social media producer to “serve as advocate for user-generated content” http://j.mp/a9hr9O »

Campbell Brown reflects on her departure from CNN: “trying to represent an unbiased perspective is simply harder” http://j.mp/bjQEcC »

State of California to partner with Microsoft, Google, Programmable Web to run open data apps contest http://j.mp/bdSuqB »

Toronto Globe & Mail, Canada’s largest-circulation newspaper, plans to outsource its copy-editing (via @mathewi) http://j.mp/bzKGiK »

Experian finds 22% of consumers plan to make a purchase with their mobile device http://j.mp/922aO8 »

 
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ProPublica’s new “50 states” commitment builds on a decade-plus of local news partnerships
With annual revenue of $45 million and a staff approaching 200 people, ProPublica has been one of the big journalism winners of the past decade. And it’s been unusually willing to spread that wealth around the country.
“Journalism moves fast…philanthropy moves slow.” Press Forward’s director wants to bring them together
“I see, every week, some example of where the two don’t understand each other. Each of them needs to shift a little bit.”
After criticism over “viewpoint diversity,” NPR adds new layers of editorial oversight
“We will all have to adjust to a new workflow. If it is a bottleneck, it will be a failure.”