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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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Giving thanks isn’t just for Turkey Day: It’s also a way to retain your users
A new study of behavior on Wikipedia finds that thanking new users for their good work makes them more likely to stick around — and to thank others, too.
The Startups Lab bootcamp by LION and the Google News Initiative aims to train news entrepreneurs
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Podcast creators of color grapple with a system that doesn’t let them own their work
“You can look at any number of instances over history in our country. Black creators often get the short end of the stick when it comes to ownership.”