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Newsonomics: In Memphis’ unexpected news war, The Daily Memphian’s model demands attention
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Oct. 19, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: CPI absorbs HuffPo’s investigative unit, WaPo enters content-sharing partnership with a sports blog, tracking cross-platform content

If you’re going to have a #twitterfail, this, may we say, is the way to do it. http://nie.mn/aLn51A »

.@TBD uses @Storify to piece together a DC nightclub death http://nie.mn/9fwwiA »

New site JunketSleuth.com puts government travel spending records online http://nie.mn/drCnZj »

Follow the TAXI: Media group wants to find a way to track who’s looking at content across web, TV, mobile and more http://nie.mn/b4akJW »

Washington Post partners with sports blog Bleacher Report to share content http://nie.mn/bFSllm »

Gawker would really, really like you to sign up for its newsletter http://nie.mn/9Pm8V9 »

At 2.6 million followers, the NYT has more followers than print subscribers http://nie.mn/b45DuH »

The Center for Public Integrity is set to absorb the HuffiPost Investigative Fund http://nie.mn/cHuLLe »

 
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