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Aug. 17, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: $3 billion in revenues projected for digital publishing, Christopher Walken hosts NPR show, San Diego U-Trib gets a redesign

“Every aggregator…needs a steady supply of members and a way to manage their impact”: more smart stuff from @laheadle http://j.mp/bYLRX1 »

Should Wikipedia’s Cow-Tipping entry include a cow photo tagged “unsuspecting potential victim”? And other lame edit wars http://j.mp/a6VKPM »

San Diego U-T redesigns its website with an eye toward creating “a better showcase for photography” http://j.mp/bwZrJ5 »

Awesome: Christopher Walken hosts an NPR show http://j.mp/9jggWy »

After the 911 call, the Facebook post is a top choice for disaster response http://j.mp/bZPHDU (via @lfmccoullough»

iAd advertisers miffed by few campaign metrics from Apple http://j.mp/afYxf0 »

Projections show revenues could reach $3 billion for digital publishers by 2014 http://j.mp/95O3oU »

 
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