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Nov. 4, 2010, 2 p.m.

Popular on Twitter: Texas Tribune is in growth mode, Pew on location-based services, TV execs fear Hulu

[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]

  • Magazine editor defends plagiarizing the web
  • TV executive fears Hulu is destroying the industry
  • Will location-based services really take off?
  • A chat with Steve Buttry on the ethics of social media
  • Guardian flips its iPhone app to subscription model outside the US
  • Texas Tribune shows nonprofit doesn’t mean non-growth
  • Jay Rosen: Andrew Breitbart couldn’t lose in ABC debacle
  • Tom Brokaw suggests single-topic newscasts
  • State Department to start hosting tech camps worldwide
  • Arik Hesseldahl jumps to All Things D
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