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Jan. 18, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: The demands of blogging, Freakonomics spins-off and OC Register gets a mobile boost

Heading to Austin for SXSW interactive? Here are 20 panels for journalists to consider http://nie.mn/gsytkw »

Spin-off: Freakonomics will leave NYTimes.com and go solo, bring back full RSS http://nie.mn/hXh4Is »

Scribd gets big(d?) – New funding and wants to any written thing available to read on any device http://nie.mn/grRLAC »

Is blogging "a demanding task with few rewards?" Some say yes. http://nie.mn/eAYZ9J »

Finding better metrics for user engagement http://nie.mn/gNgREU »

If the future is brands publishing online, where does that leave the media? http://nie.mn/eiJazl »

Move over De Beers: Now your Tweet can last forever on a ring http://nie.mn/fkHXmM »

The OC Register saw over 20 % digital traffic from mobile over the weekend. Here’s why they’re prepared for more http://nie.mn/fXOPT4 »

Environmental storytelling: "It has to be possible to miss some things to make finding them meaningful" http://nie.mn/gUmQJd »

On average iPad owners download 24 apps…6 of which are paid. http://nie.mn/hxiMuc »

Paywall at the Waco Tribune-Herald is a mixed bag, with pageviews down and print subscriptions up http://nie.mn/fiqVlN »

A word from our sponsors: Why companies experiment with sponsored Tweets and a few newspapers have yet to try http://nie.mn/f6g5tn »

Hulu’s first web-only series, The Morning After has arrived. http://nie.mn/eDkYp8 »

The Financial Times says at least 10 percent of new digital subscriptions are coming from the iPad http://nie.mn/ii1T1k »

The big Comcast/NBC vote is expected today; @jcstearns and @freepress are live-blogging it http://nie.mn/hmAFiu »

Today’s NYT story on Press+ http://nie.mn/fnXH7O has us wanting to play a rousing game of Paywall http://nie.mn/fooBTM »

 
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