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April 19, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Fear of Flipboard, young publishers, dangers of ‘comfort news’

USA Today’s circulation went UP a tiny bit last quarter, HuffPost reports http://nie.mn/geF58k »

PSA: Boston Globe’s media lab seeks 2 summer interns (projects to include augmented reality, Nintendo hacking) http://nie.mn/icE9pW »

The Univ. of Colorado Boulder is shutting down its J school but preserving journalism education http://nie.mn/idl57e »

Five tips to help you live tweet a speech (one of them: tweet sparingly!) http://nie.mn/icQQQt »

Our colleagues @niemanstory highlight docs nominated for Webby awards http://nie.mn/g5xAuR »

Knight Foundation’s @EricNewton1 warns of the dangers of “comfort news” — feels good, but not good for you http://nie.mn/hzE3WR »

Oh, to be young and in charge — E&P’s list of publishing leaders under 35 http://nie.mn/hqwWuJ »

    Frédéric Filloux says traditional media companies should fear Flipboard http://nie.mn/gzz7d3 »

     
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    Five years in, Scalawag is reframing who gets included in “the South” (and how to build a business off it)
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    Astonishingly, history might argue that Sam Zell was only the third-worst owner in recent Tribune history.