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Are public media podcasts facing a “Moneyball” moment?
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Links on Twitter: Denton’s win, Twitter’s ad plan, NYT’s digital ad gains

John Cook on his return to Gawker: “I think Nick Denton is going to win the Internet.”

Valuable addition to @CJR: The Launch Pad asks new media publishers to blog about their startup experiences

“You might drop in to check out the blog and then ten minutes later find yourself reading an interview from 1978.”

.@Wikipedia has a new pilot feature inviting readers to offer feedback on article quality

Why is Facebook blue? Because Zuck is colorblind (via @on_the_media)

Thinking about starting your own nonprofit news org? Check out J-Lab’s step-by-step guide

Twitter has plans to start showing you ads based on who you follow

NYT Co. expects digital advertising revenues to increase around 14% in Q3

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