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Nov. 10, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Knight digital literacy report, data reporting in Canada and eByline gets funding

The bunny’s going social: Playboy launches Scout, a geolocation app for nightlife http://nie.mn/byfSSY »

A behind the scenes look at that the making of the @WashingtonPost iPad app Woodward loves so much http://nie.mn/9vBELt »

Beyond Newsweek: Who else is doing innovative things with Tumblr? http://nie.mn/bVzWAX »

"The more we learn to involve others in what we do, the richer and more trusted our journalism will become." http://nie.mn/9WGTRH »

eByline, which connects freelancers and publishers, has raised $1.5 M in funding thanks to E.W. Scripps Company http://nie.mn/dDeRhz »

Will Google Instant Previews put a new emphasis on web design? http://nie.mn/9zxSZ7 »

Canada, "a hive of activity in Open Government and Open Data?" Yup. See what journalists are producing. http://nie.mn/a5Phab »

.@Jacobwe says @Slate goes for the sticky over the clicky in its biz model http://nie.mn/bzmsAX; more on their strategy http://nie.mn/9yKxTe »

On demand AP Guide RT @APStylebook: Draw on the knowledge of the Stylebook community by including #apstyle when you tweet a question. »

On Slate and Jacob Weisberg "The bar-none best Web editor in New York who runs a tech-backward site" http://nie.mn/cWDcyN »

Knight Commission releases new report with 4 ways to increase digital and media literacy http://nie.mn/9UsAuT »

 
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