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Ken Doctor: Six months after launching a local news company (in an Alden market), here’s what I’ve learned
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Nov. 30, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Telegraph to charge, Boing Boing still makes money, Denton explains Gawker’s future

Need a climate expert on deadline? No problem http://nie.mn/fNaUoV »

Is Twitter better at refuting lies? Or spreading them? http://nie.mn/hx7s2a »

Nick Denton explains why Gawker is moving beyond the blog http://nie.mn/fy7tJV »

Attn Kindle users: You may have paid Amazon to download a book available free almost everywhere http://nie.mn/hmrLFy »

Paywall watch: Telegraph is planning to charge for content http://nie.mn/fVDH90 »

NBC local media is looking for the top 20 Twitter stars in 10 of its markets to talk on air about trending issues http://nie.mn/f3B3D1 »

"It’s the distribution of human judgment from a handful of elite taste-makers to our own self-selected maven-o-spheres" http://nie.mn/fwn5cM »

Has Boing Boing become "retro chic"? Either way, it still has millions of readers and makes money http://nie.mn/h9KRmU »

Some props for @mediagazer http://nie.mn/eWTS3I , a site that launched with a bang http://nie.mn/i0lG5x »

 
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