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June 16, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Knight announces 2010’s News Challenge winners, Conde Nast preps new budget mags, Icelands passes media freedom bill

RT @knightfdn: Background story and history of Knight News Challenge contest, written by Chris Connell (pdf): »

Ibargüen: KNC is now in 4th of its 5-year plan, but “in one form or anther, we will remain committed to experimentation in the field” #fncm »

For those in Boston, for #fncm or otherwise, @hackshackers is having a meetup tomorrow night: Friendly Toast, 8p »

RT @c4fcm: Videos from the mapping and finance workshops this morning: #fncm »

Punching above its weight, nonprofit news startup Texas Tribune wins two Edward R. Murrow awards »

New site wants to move local businesses beyond display ads and communicate with their customers online »

Sausage-making, digital media edition: how Yahoo bought Associated Content »

Iceland media freedom bill passes. What will it mean for journalists around the world? »

You think 140 characters is a tough limit, try just five words. Video of the best 5-word Webby Award speeches »

Conde Nast preps two new magazines, which were incubated on a budget »

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PressPad, an attempt to bring some class diversity to posh British journalism, is shutting down
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