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Nov. 5, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Washington Post’s #Election, Longreads grows and Brady leaves TBD

RT @mallarytenore: A memo from Allbritton regarding Jim Brady’s departure from @TBD: »

So…how’d that whole #Election sponsored trend on Twitter thing work Washington Post? »

In-stream advertising, social real estate and more: How news orgs are making money on social media »

The Cooks Source fiasco, Storify-ed for your reading pleasure (H/T @MarkSLuckie) »

BBC at a standstill? Reporting could be thin as journalists go on strike »

A $30 million investment in online video, get ready for AP HD next year »

#Longreads became .@Longreads, becomes, new home for long-form writing »

Students, have those style guides handy: Deadline for American Copy Editors Society scholarship approaching »

37 % of publishers say mobile will "significantly impact their revenue in just two years" in new ABC survey »

Publishing revenues at Washington Post Company have increased after sale of Newsweek »

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