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Ken Doctor: Six months after launching a local news company (in an Alden market), here’s what I’ve learned
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March 23, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: WSJ.com’s play for women readers, CPI adds a newspaper and Nielsen and comScore in court

.@Poynter begins its review of ESPN by looking at Barack-etology and plugging aid to Japan http://nie.mn/fsOU2Q »

"The dream of a universal digital library now looks even further off" http://nie.mn/fNqQfs »

Alert! @hackshackersNYC is holding a news + gaming hackathon April 23-23. Imagine the possibilities! http://nie.mn/hjkNN9 »

One idea for newspapers to succeed in the digital age? Give away 100 million iPads. Seriously. http://nie.mn/gxR809 »

Does AOL have a conflict between "business-as-journalism and journalism-as-business?" http://nie.mn/gmrC9f »

Beauty, talent and "an eventful personal life," check out the NYT’s cool Elizabeth Taylor timeline http://nie.mn/gEXRo8 »

How WSJ.com is making a play for more women readers http://nie.mn/fZmsy6 »

On the eve of launching their first iPad and Android apps, The Guardian hires a mobile editor http://nie.mn/hwtW3T »

At USC’s Neon Tommy, learning how to distribute news is just as important reporting http://nie.mn/efAP8q »

PSA: Want to work in Hawaii? The Civil Beat is looking for an operations director http://nie.mn/gsLEDv »

FT’s makeover with more graphics, video and a pink background will make the site "more readable" http://nie.mn/hEzahN »

Nielsen takes comScore to court for infringing on their audience measurements patents http://nie.mn/hTSSBS »

Who’ll game the NYT paywall? "It’ll be mostly high-school kids and people who are out of work." http://nie.mn/dKYe9i »

Expect to see more click-to-buy apps connecting your phone and what you see in magazines http://nie.mn/gOeNDz »

The Center for Public Integrity is adding a daily investigative newspaper http://nie.mn/enBqjq »

 
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