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Mel Magazine reinvented men’s media, and now it’s hoping for a second act
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June 14, 2010, 6:31 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Petty and Tribune team up, Al-Jazeera plans to expand to mobile, Starbucks to offer free wifi

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Nieman Reports latest issue is live, featuring Carr on the threat of skimming, Rushkoff on Internet bias »

Public media joins forces to create one big platform that will let them build apps, stations, websites (via @acarvin) »

Into the great wide…web: Tom Petty and the Tribune Company team up for an online partnership »

Roving journos, rejoice! Starbucks will offer free wifi starting July 1 »

Al-Jazeera English plans to expand its presence, free of charge, on mobile devices »

“A speed bump that rewards people who do read is a good thing, not a bad one” »

The McKinsey way: the firm teams up with Nielsen to create a social media consultancy (via @iwantmedia) »

Twitter considers “promoted trends” as part of its new advertising model »

Making memes profitable: “We kill about 20% of all the sites we start,” says Cheezburger Network CEO »

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Mel Magazine reinvented men’s media, and now it’s hoping for a second act
“It’s paramount that we don’t come back as like, a new sneakerhead website or something. I just can’t do that.”
The Front Page, 4/9: Newsrooms still haven’t figured out what to do when their journalists are harassed online
Plus: The need for more public editors, Latinx representation in newsrooms, and “a letter to PBS from viewers like us.”
“The idea that we can change anything, I have given up on”: NBC News’ Brandy Zadrozny on documenting the “depressing” internet
“Suddenly, the stupid stuff on the internet, the scary stuff on the internet, became just so mainstream and important. And that totally should not be.”