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Nov. 29, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: WikiLeaks take 3, Branson to launch an iPad mag, the future of semantic tech

Richard Branson’s publishing group will unveil its $2.99-per-issue iPad mag tomorrow http://nie.mn/fFx5z8 »

Awesome job opp for an SF-based tech-culture writer: @Wired is looking for an Underwire reporter http://nie.mn/egSlj6 (via @johnpavlus) »

Nice. RT @zseward: Old WSJ story ranks first on Google search for “Verizon iPhone” so we’re greeting new visitors http://nie.mn/hUgOmR »

Per @randizuckerberg, Mark will interview George W. Bush at Facebook HQ in 30 minutes–2p PT http://apps.facebook.com/facebooklive »

Procrastinators, it’s not too late! The deadline for @Knightfdn‘s News Challenge is this Wed, 12/1 http://nie.mn/brbCur »

@TheAtlanticTech‘s “How To Build an Online Community”: a syllabus for the rest of us http://nie.mn/h4nr7U »

Mimi Ito reports on YouMedia, a Chicago space that encourages teens to explore, create, and share media http://nie.mn/gDOyU2 (via @EthanZ) »

Google Earth 6 launches with integrated street view, more intuitive historical imagery, and…3D trees http://nie.mn/i5U3rf »

Adidas + artistry = one way to get a kick out of social media http://nie.mn/gwMgd2 (via @lavrusik) »

“In other words, females are shown dominated by rather than in charge of technology.” http://nie.mn/hWZ1Qf »

Nice mini-case study: Keller’s Q&A about Wikileaks http://nie.mn/eXjfTn versus Rusbridger’s http://nie.mn/eS5Bmt »

MT @arusbridger: Prince Andrew on Guardian reporters: “those [expletive] journalists…who poke their noses everywhere” http://nie.mn/geHKZs »

Does semantic technology herald the demise of the hyperlink? http://nie.mn/hMjPuK »

One (tool) for all: Ryerson University gives its j-students Droid phones for reporting projects http://nie.mn/htKkZx »

Hooboy. RT @TheWeek: Here’s Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s old blog http://tiny.cc/j99su Last post: Aug. 2007 »

Bill Keller on NYT’s publishing of state secrets: “We get to decide because America is cursed with a free press.” http://nie.mn/eXjfTn »

Startup advice from @dens: “Don’t let anyone tell you your ideas don’t work.” http://nie.mn/eCuJ7X »

A drug bust in a Rio favela–with a teenager armed with Twitter providing an insiders’ view http://nie.mn/eRK6mS (via @BBCPhilippaT) »

The FT expects that its content revenue will equal its ad revenue by 2013 http://nie.mn/gLJ4R4 (via @emilybell) »

PSA: Media Guardian is looking for a digital cartoonist, “an animator with a sense of humour” http://nie.mn/fKmh4a »

Zed Combinator? http://nie.mn/eerZRO »

Microsoft is laying the groundwork for an online pay-television subscription service http://nie.mn/hOz6yn »

“[I]…lip-synched to Lady Gaga’s Telephone while exfiltrating possibly the largest data spillage in American history.” http://nie.mn/emcvel »

The Guardian shared its copies of WikiLeaks’ State Dept cables with the NYT to avoid injunction http://nie.mn/i4mYQA »

 
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In a corner of Brazil, local reporters are switching to government jobs and the state is achieving “media capture”
A strategy of “capturing the main professionals from the newspapers, in their respective fields of work, and thus reduce the tensions of being disturbed by the journalists every single day.” “Memory is crucial for journalism, and we are losing it.”
Focus here, not there: These are the gaps in political misinformation research
“Persistent debates about what constitutes ‘fake news’ and distinctions between other types of false information are mostly distracting.” Plus: A guide to covering misinformation without burning your news org or your readers, and a discussion of filter bubbles as not-really-a-thing.
How are paywalled news outlets preparing to serve residents in California’s mega-power shutoffs?
“If we’re going to have news that is paid for by audiences, we have to talk about the news that should never be behind paywalls.”