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Feb. 24, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: The Daily Indexed comes to an end, listening to NPR takes off on iPad and making TV the BBC way

"This is the first time a National Magazine Award will be given to a magazine published on a tablet" http://nie.mn/egxm1d »

WNYC will tap the Public Insight Network to further their education reporting http://nie.mn/hKjRvT »

You too can now learn how to make TV the BBC way thanks to these online courses http://nie.mn/e0CwkY »

How one Norwegian newspaper teamed reporters and programmers on a story about traffic accident data http://nie.mn/hbHRqx »

"Arianna’s vision is clear: create real-time engagement and enlightenment for our millions of users" http://nie.mn/fWWGMl »

In Grand Rapids, MI, there’s a fierce debate on using Tweets and new rules in journalism http://nie.mn/dWFyf1 »

The future of tagging: Tumblr introduces Explore as a new way to discover blogs http://nie.mn/e7Fozy »

Want MediaBugs on your site? Good news! There’s a WordPress plugin for that http://nie.mn/ezmiEU »

How one activist is using a Google Maps mashup with Twitter to track Libyan protests http://nie.mn/gLdFxF »

The nightstand factor: NPR finds listeners use their iPads a lot like a radio http://nie.mn/ggbGwn »

Take the talent and run: @JimBradySP begins his new blog with why you should hire TBDers http://nie.mn/gZqzrM »

Ma Bell 2.0: Why the unbundling of old media mirrors the break up of the old telecoms http://nie.mn/e97u1s »

The "hot news" doctrine rears its head again in competing suits between entertainment news sites http://nie.mn/eOTvqb »

The Tumblr indexing The Daily is coming to an end, learn why and how it was done http://nie.mn/eLoi4I »

 
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The Washington Post now offers 20 weeks of paid parental leave; here’s what other U.S. news orgs provide
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