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Jan. 19, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: An iPad mag for AOL, a Guardian’s iPhone app, a city-run social network,

AOL is launching its own iPad magazine, "Editions." (Tagline: "The Magazine That Reads You.") via @mediagazer http://nie.mn/heJq0K »

Around 500 of the 600 people who attended open-source programming workshops last year were women http://nie.mn/fttdoT (via @cdibona) »

.@Nytimes‘ Lens blog: now Flash-free. (And you can link to individual slides.) Nice work, @donohoe! http://nyti.ms/elmmMN »

NYC government launches an internal social network meant to foster innovation http://nie.mn/eavhFe »

Have an idea? The Knight Community Information Challenge is now accepting applications http://nie.mn/h2Ukl8 »

"Journalism is important. It must never, however, be full of its own self-importance." More where that came from: http://nie.mn/g1No8f »

Hey, news smarties: @RJI is now accepting applications for its 2011-2012 class of Reynolds Fellows http://nie.mn/hvxAm9 »

Josh gave a talk in Toronto last night. Here it is, Storified http://nie.mn/ejDHlw (Thx, @sarah_millar @boyreporter!) »

Newspapers have overtaken broadcasters in the number of videos streamed on their sites http://nie.mn/fo2mmr »

Register Citizen engagement editor: "The most important part is that we’re learning with our readers, not separately." http://nie.mn/faUBr3 »

The Guardian’s iPhone app (£3.99 for a year subscription) is available for download http://nie.mn/fEOEg1 »

 
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