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Feb. 15, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Measuring wordquakes on blogs, Apple’s subscription plan drops and using Xtranormal for news

How Stroome, the collaborative online video platform, was used in Egypt »

Want to see Apple’s new subscription plan in action? Popular Science’s iPad app has it: »

Tom Curley on AP’s News Licensing Group: "We’re not trying to be journalism’s cop" »

CNN plans to recognize the best user-submitted stories in the first iReport Awards »

Students from Emerson and Northeastern will write for "Your Town" site »

Could the share article buttons on stories have implications for copyright law? »

"Twitter deserves credit for allowing the development of a novel form of journalistic storytelling" »

.@Mjenkins used Xtranormal to illustrate a story for TBD with excellent results »

You retweet us! Survey finds traditional media is behind a lot of trending topics on Twitter »

Journalist utility belt alert! A telephoto lens for your iPhone camera »

Sports Illustrated drops print-only subscription, offer "all access" combo that only includes Android »

"With commoditized news, the lifespan of scoops is now so short that they don’t matter" »

Good news for people who liked the Gawker redesign! There’s a cloned WordPress theme called Qawker »

How do you measure the impact of wordquakes on blogs? Yes, wordquakes. »

Outbrain, makers of the engine that suggests stories on many websites, is planning to expand »

Apple reveals subscription plan: Publishers who want to sell subs also have to double down in iTunes store »

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