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Jan. 26, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: TED and ProPublica on Kindle Singles, NYU’s Explainer goes to Australia and best uses of Storify

Is Patch a bad sign for Tim Armstrong and AOL’s future? http://nie.mn/dZwR5K »

The 3 C’s of verifying online sources: Content, context and code http://nie.mn/hY57e6 »

ProPublica is also getting in on the Kindle Singles action with this report on the Mumbai attacks http://nie.mn/dXJnbK »

Newsday brings on 31 new staffers with an emphasis on local and online http://nie.mn/gDaE9T »

The Guardian on tagging content: "Our tags should be an index of our editorial preoccupations." http://nie.mn/g5y2OS »

PSA: UNC is looking for an executive producer to join the Reese Felts Digital Newsroom http://nie.mn/dQlW1w »

81 percent of apps downloaded in 2010 were free, but apps expected to make $15 billion this year http://nie.mn/gGIDy6 »

The Explainer goes global: Australian Broadcast Corp. joins NYU and ProPublica in Explainer project http://nie.mn/fjHJoC »

A case in favor of why Demand Media should succeed as a media company http://nie.mn/hFYQnS »

Data curious? A primer on data journalism starting with using Excel http://nie.mn/hEQJ7N »

More than 25% of local public radio stations increased their news staff in 2010 http://nie.mn/fzh6ta »

Tyler Cowen’s not alone: TED releasing TEDBooks, books 20,000 words or less, as Kindle Singles http://nie.mn/eZY9ez »

Of the 724 "newspaper" launches in 2010, all but 36 were attached to Patch, report says http://nie.mn/frgB0N »

Is Ongo publisher’s latest Hail Mary pass to get readers to pay for content? http://nie.mn/fwjKxN »

"If a dictator is overthrown or a government ousted, it would be notable if Facebook or Twitter weren’t used" http://nie.mn/hPa1YH »

The best uses for Storify? Quoting directly, documenting an event, compiling social media and more http://nie.mn/hrlKUz »

Newspaper websites attracted over 105 million unique visitors in the end of 2010 http://nie.mn/gS0H9f »

 
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