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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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ProPublica’s new “50 states” commitment builds on a decade-plus of local news partnerships
With annual revenue of $45 million and a staff approaching 200 people, ProPublica has been one of the big journalism winners of the past decade. And it’s been unusually willing to spread that wealth around the country.
“Journalism moves fast…philanthropy moves slow.” Press Forward’s director wants to bring them together
“I see, every week, some example of where the two don’t understand each other. Each of them needs to shift a little bit.”
After criticism over “viewpoint diversity,” NPR adds new layers of editorial oversight
“We will all have to adjust to a new workflow. If it is a bottleneck, it will be a failure.”