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What’s with the rise of “fact-based journalism”?
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Sept. 27, 2010, 6 p.m.

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The AP is developing an app that brings the logic of ad circulars to iPads and smartphones »

“In an IM Denton sent me…he wrote, ‘You can write anything as long as you mention I tripled the traffic both times.'” »

Author of the Facebook Effect lays out five myths about the networking giant »

New Twitter ad platform gets mixed reviews from marketers »

Pulitzer winner, en route to new gig with @WSJ, uses prize money to create fund for “Rural Computer-Assisted Reporting” »

Some news about Apple: per a Pew study, the company commands an inordinate amount of media attention »

Condé Nast creates an award for business savvy among its editors, publishers »

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