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Aug. 16, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: underwater data, social video, net neutrality

How info flows: gorgeous interactive maps of the world’s undersea data cables http://j.mp/bgz9qj »

“You are thieves, and we hate you”: NPR’s pledge drive gets the NSFW treatment http://j.mp/d9yMAR (via @acarvin»

Facebook is now the US’s third most popular online video distributor, with 46.5 million unique viewers in July 2010 http://j.mp/98vmmE »

Google hires BBC exec to help publishers in Europe, Mid-East, Africa “get the most out of Google News” http://j.mp/b2N5eD »

Tag-teaming the future: nice Q&A with Grueskin/Schulzrinne of Columbia’s joint journ/comp-sci program http://j.mp/c17TEh »

“The first question to ask is why Google is a party to this agreement at all”: @zittrain on net neutrality http://j.mp/c5lscc »

 
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News organizations just want to get readers hooked, whether their habit’s news, podcasts, or puzzles
“Habit is something that has always been in our DNA, but we haven’t called it that.”
Newsonomics: Six takeaways from McClatchy’s bankruptcy
Will Chatham Asset Management, the hedge fund set to gain control of the company, want to operate it after bankruptcy? Or will it look to cash out via merger as quickly as possible?
McClatchy files for bankruptcy, likely ending 163 years of family control and setting up more consolidation in local news
The hedge fund that will likely soon control America’s second-largest newspaper chain, Chatham Asset Management, is also majority owner of the National Enquirer and Canada’s largest newspaper chain. It is advancing its “fundamental thesis on late-stage media consolidation in North America.”