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Nov. 10, 2010, 3 p.m.

Popular on Twitter: Snarkmarket on Ambinder, Slate vs. The Observer and Collaboration at The Guardian UK

[Early every afternoon Eastern time, we’ll be highlighting the most-talked-about links in the future-of-news corner of Twitter. What are news nerds buzzing about? Here are today’s top 10, gathered via The Hourly Press. It’s like being on Twitter all day, without actually having to be on Twitter all day. —Josh]

  • NY Observer’s piece on Jacob Weisberg and the future of Slate
  • Weisberg: NYO piece got it wrong and it’s the type of journalism we avoid
  • Snarkmarket asks: Was Marc Ambinder actually a blogger?
  • Uncovering the NYT’s first election map from 1896
  • Jobs! Medill’s got ’em.
  • Snarkmarket, take 2: “Blogging in a Thunderdome of criticism”
  • Why did the NYT blogs go dark for several hours?
  • A Q&A on “The View from Nowhere”
  • Bloomberg’s Businessweek cutting jobs
  • Openness, collaboration and the future at the Guardian
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