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Dec. 20, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: NPR experiments with Storify, NYT commenters on how to fix comments and new jobs on the horizon

Yes Virginia, there are more journalism job postings. http://nie.mn/gsJig4 »

NYT public editor turns over column on comments to commenters with suggestions for improving comments http://nie.mn/ehE2Q8 »

Can’t get enough Ngrams from Google? Luckily there’s a Tumblr for that (h/t .@Zseward) http://nie.mn/fVpqYH »

Time and authors of "What I Eat" present a slideshow "Around the World via a Day’s Worth of Food" http://nie.mn/erEDBk »

NPR is experimenting with Storify (on Tumblr) today to monitor the fallout from the election in Belarus http://nie.mn/eykyeu »

Hope for the future? "Groupon really functions like a newspaper" http://nie.mn/fAD6wT »

Turns out you can game NYTimes.com’s most emailed story list with a little help from friends http://nie.mn/eVTfh6 »

Patch continues to grow, now with more bylines from experienced journalists http://nie.mn/gyaeeL »

Technical issues make selling Delicious not that easy, former employee says. Saving it is another story http://nie.mn/fnfvNS »

In 2010 the Internet surpassed newspapers as the second biggest ad medium behind TV, report says http://nie.mn/gCHNok »

 
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Apple might be getting into the podcast-making business. Is its reign as the industry’s benevolent overlord coming to an end?
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West Coast offense: Los Angeles gets a new hub for podcasting to match WNYC Studios out east
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