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Newsonomics: What was once unthinkable is quickly becoming reality in the destruction of local news
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June 10, 2010, 6:30 p.m.

Links on Twitter: A third of Shine’s content is user-generated, Ochberg Fellowship deadline is approaching, early evidence looks great for iPad ad revenue

Humans trump robots in new Google News feature “Editors’ Picks” http://j.mp/ay6ace »

Twitter instructional videos are surprisingly long http://j.mp/9heKpr »

The age of the iPad is upon us and early evidence looks great for ad revenue. Are publishers ready? http://j.mp/bY108L »

Investigative News Network picks up $200K from Knight to explore biz models, hires CEO from TheWrap http://j.mp/bM34IW »

Attention journalists who cover trauma, violence, Ochberg Fellowship deadline is coming up July 21st http://j.mp/cLx6Q6 »

A third of the content on Shine, Yahoo’s popular women’s lifestyle site, is user-generated http://j.mp/aK4toh »

What happens to blogging when Twitter goes down? http://bit.ly/bz186m »

 
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