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Jan. 10, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Jobs to join Murdoch in iPad paper launch, Google’s URL shortener gets an API, Placeblogger’s offering workshop scholarships

Google’s URL shortener gets an API http://nie.mn/eIGvzq »

RT @joepompeo: Confirmed: Steve Jobs to join Murdoch to unveil iPad paper at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art http://yhoo.it/i39Znf »

Are you an awesome hacker-journo? Do you live–or want to live–in Chicago? This may be just the thing http://nie.mn/eguqQ6 »

“Correct, don’t delete, that erroneous tweet,” argues corrections guru (and poet) @scottros http://nie.mn/fRjTmR »

TPM blogger, in Tucson to cover the shooting aftermath, is live-tweeting his reporting http://nie.mn/hCBuj1 »

PSA: Placeblogger has scholarships available for the Watchdog Reporting Workshop in NYC on 1/29 http://nie.mn/fREp59 »

“i THINK MY cAPS lOCK KEY IS BROKEN”: a nugget of wisdom discussed on http://www.cwora.com/ (via @teamreboot) »

RT @public_affairs: Yep, we’re publishing the Guardian’s WikiLeaks book next month: http://bit.ly/i8xTo5 »

To delete or not to delete (an incorrect tweet)? Nice discussion at @lostremote http://nie.mn/ih2gEa (via @BostonAbrams) »

WSJ’s Best & Worst Jobs list puts “newspaper reporter” at 188 of 200 (btw “sheet metal worker” and “seaman”) http://nie.mn/i3af7w (via @CJR) »

Breaking-news narrative as a framework for understanding: @Niemanstory on the coverage of the Giffords shooting http://nie.mn/gFKmNU »

PSA: The application deadline for the Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism is January 14 http://nie.mn/hTzcpl »

Klout gets $8.5M to “create the Page Rank of the social web” http://nie.mn/hDuZ0R »

NewsBeast’s “sweeping redesign” is set for an April launch http://nie.mn/hDZel2 (via @mediagazer) »

Google’s going to start charging for its Predication API http://nie.mn/eOcp9i »

Half off…talking babies? Groupon’s starting a TV ad campaign http://nie.mn/dP7KPO »

YouTube now has a weekly talk show featuring some of its most popular contributors http://nie.mn/e77df9 »

 
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