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Sept. 30, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: UK Times traffic plummets, Globe doubles down on sites, community news sites add rather than replace

Report finds community news sites aren’t replacing newspapers, but are adding “coverage that did not exist before” http://nie.mn/bjbLe1 »

For the price of $175 you too can learn about hyperlocal blogging from The New York Times. Operators standing by http://nie.mn/9lQR5B »

PSA: Business Insider is hiring a writer who “loves the online medium” http://nie.mn/ddWd8h »

Big news: The NYT-owned Globe will bifurcate its web strategy in 2011, launching a paid site to complement the free http://nie.mn/a1F7cE »

“The essential fact of the internet is that nothing is permanent” Malcolm Gladwell Q&A on his Twitter piece http://nie.mn/9dkysU »

The Times (UK) saw a drop of 120,000 unique visitors in August, its second month behind a paywall http://nie.mn/aaNoQF »

As Twitter rolls out Promoted Tweets from advertisers, expect Starbucks and Disney, but not political campaigns. http://nie.mn/aAAFqD »

A new study says representation of women in online news is “just as dismal” as in traditional news http://nie.mn/bHiWIC »

 
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Here’s how The New York Times tested blockchain to help you identify faked photos on your timeline
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