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Ken Doctor: Six months after launching a local news company (in an Alden market), here’s what I’ve learned
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Sept. 15, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Readers Digest goes digital, Weezer learns to turn YouTube into music profit, Twitter is lovely

The audience for business news is growing, and particularly for financial news http://nie.mn/dgaCwZ

Twitter is lovely. http://twitpic.com/2oqjk0

Would you pay for updates on a story you read? http://nie.mn/dr1ziB

Google takes another stab at social media http://nie.mn/be93eo

How Weezer turned YouTube into music sales http://nie.mn/9M6byc

Not your grandma’s Readers Digest: magazine moves toward aggregation, has plans for an iPad edition http://nie.mn/dlCqY0

 
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