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Jan. 28, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: California Watch’s new media network, WNYC’s snowstorm crowdsourcing and Al Jazeera puts coverage on Creative Commons

Al Jazeera is letting others use their Egypt coverage under Creative Commons http://nie.mn/g0p1EZ »

Tumblr is "growing by a quarter billion impressions every week" founder says http://nie.mn/hHuWxC »

Amazing RT @jaredbkeller: @NiemanLab MoJo doesn’t mess around. Still, take a look at the Tumblr channel, it’s incredible: http://j.mp/g2nhfh »

Monetization and new life for old content: ProPublica and the New York Times on e-books http://nie.mn/dMpqsl »

Which magazines are making money off iPad apps? http://nie.mn/hTIrhz »

Hack’s got your back: Hacks/Hackers has a jobs board http://nie.mn/fqRHO6 »

PSA: San Francisco Chronicle is looking for an executive producer for SFGate http://nie.mn/fRRPbo »

Story submission pages, aggregation, donations and more common features on hyperlocal news sites http://nie.mn/dIrP3D »

If publishers want to win on the iPad they’ll need to create a portfolio of apps http://nie.mn/gt9S3U »

Considering the situation in Egypt, is Internet access a human right? http://nie.mn/dVnBvj »

"There is no rational basis for believing that Demand Media is worth more than the New York Times" http://nie.mn/hqoJHg »

RT @davidfolkenflik: Incredible aggregation of all things Egyptian by News Arabica http://bit.ly/dPKNKR »

Cal Wire: California Watch starts new distribution network to share stories with partner newspapers http://nie.mn/gih4yF »

Day in the Life: TheWrap tracked homepages of top news sites for speed, timeliness and more http://nie.mn/dQTrsl »

ESPN promises more transparency under new editorial guidelines…that aren’t public, yet. http://nie.mn/eAhiI7 »

It’s official: Kindle editions are now the top selling content in Amazon’s bookstore http://nie.mn/fsFicX »

How WNYC used maps and text from listeners to cover the snowstorm http://nie.mn/fGfyt8 »

 
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