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Solidarity eclipses objectivity as journalism’s dominant ideal
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April 27, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: YouTube-ers buy Delicious, the Android store is catching up to Apple’s, AOL is expanding MapQuest

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"We hope this rich data of London…brings you that little bit closer to this historic event." »

Android’s app store will be the same size as Apple’s by this July »

.@ProPublica, using @documentcloud, compares classified & unclassified versions of Guantánamo ruling »

Via @jeffsonderman: "This story has been updated to include salacious details." »

Big news: YouTube’s founders are buying Delicious from Yahoo »

AOL isn’t selling MapQuest, but expanding it—and plans to thread its services across its websites »

The NY Public Library’s awesome "What’s on the Menu?" project has rallied thousands of volunteers »

.@Stevebuttry: The 5 W’s (and How) are as important to the business of news as the content »

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Apple on the iPhone location-tracking hubbub: "Users are confused" »

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Solidarity eclipses objectivity as journalism’s dominant ideal
“Objectivity as an aspirational ideal ends up encouraging journalists to avoid addressing what matters.”
Nonprofit journalism finally builds scale
“Nonprofit news has created meaningful new reporting capacity for American journalism, but its long-term success and impact depend upon it becoming a much larger and smarter business.”
Global cynicism about democracy will expose media to attack
“China’s and Russia’s global influence operations won’t need to resort to fake news to exploit the genuine dysfunctions in the American system.”