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What’s with the rise of “fact-based journalism”?
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Dec. 2, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Adventures in News Challenge judging, the promise of graf-level links, “digital first” in action

.@alexismadrigal on @nytimes‘ new paragraph-level link system »

“The CPM game, then, is looking increasingly like a race to the bottom” »

The @knightfdn‘s Knight News Challenge — from a judge’s perspective »

Google is updating its approach to digital copyright »

PSA: @chicagotribune is looking for “a WordPress-loving developer” »

.@Carr2n on the need to consume the world as well as (and in order to) narrate it: “People who don’t have lives put out really boring media” »

.@Carr2n on the NYT’s revenue future, at INMA conf: “We’re gonna be in the business of a lot of little businesses.” »

Flipboard founder: “We are going to be relying more and more on HTML5 going forward” »

Study: social media ads are “less trusted” than ads on media websites (via @iwantmedia»

“Slay the production god”: @jxpaton discusses JRC’s “digital first” strategy at INMA conf »

Here’s what an “open newsroom” looks like in practice »

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