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Links on Twitter: AOL’s buying spree, journalism on a diet and social media screw ups

A TV ad for print? AXA insurance debuts interactive ad that ties iPhone to newspapers and magazines

The Columbus Dispatch free iPad app outfoxes Apple, allows for subscriptions

A history of social media screwups (spoiler: blogger picks a Kryptonite lock with a ballpoint pen)

So you want to start an online news site? .@OJR’s got a checklist for that

The Future is gadgets: Survey finds eReader owners read the newspaper and magazines more

“Journalism on a diet,” Michael Schudson lays out three scenarios for the future of newspapers

Expect to see more videos from places like NYT, USA Today inside of your Twitter stream

Looks like 27% of us share 87% of news links

AOL plans to buy up more media properties, possibly even newspapers

Confusion over the cable brand vs. the news site may lead to a name change for

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Here’s Chalkbeat’s vision for local education news by 2025
The network’s pitch to local funders: “By the time the school reforms reached their zenith, there was not a single local education reporter dedicated to covering them.”
The New York Times shutters NYT en Español after three years: “It did not prove financially successful”
NYT en Español’s founding editorial director called the decision “extremely short-sighted,” and many others who’d worked on the product or read and followed it expressed their disappointment.
Nonprofit news outlets aren’t relying as heavily on foundations — but journalism philanthropy continues to grow
“Nonprofit news organizations have much in common even if their scope or mission differs. Their journalistic missions are shaped largely by the gaps they are trying to fill — investigative at the state, national and global level; more general news at the local level.”