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Oct. 28, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Top e-edition subscriptions, CPI’s new website, and more ballots on DocumentCloud

Huffington Post gets jump on election night with live blog and comment stream http://nie.mn/asY8HY »

Doom check? Harris poll finds 55 % say traditional media as we know it will be gone in 10 years http://nie.mn/9v1C4C »

RT @RWW: Twitter Used to Gather Questions for White House Briefing http://rww.to/bOXVDr »

Forbes asks the crowd to help make its January issue and “Names You Need to Know” series http://nie.mn/df2xz5 »

Journalistic excellence, utility & presentation: Is the future of journalism more info and less facts? http://nie.mn/8XXEFg »

In revamping itself, the Center for Public Integrity plans a new website as a daily source for investigative news http://nie.mn/dbG0DC »

“These apps demand that you confine yourself to a remote, suburban cul-de-sac” http://nie.mn/95FMwu »

News orgs to DocumentCloud: More election ballots please http://nie.mn/cfJS2d »

RT @placeblogger: If you’re doing a news startup, how should you incorporate? Here’s a tipsheet: http://bit.ly/dntBR8 #ONA10 »

Extra! Extra? Newspaper headline app may be syphoning off the Newseum’s front pages http://nie.mn/aJF0Zc »

WSJ, Detroit Free Press and NYT top newspapers in e-edition subscriptions http://nie.mn/a31HdU »

 
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