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May 16, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Al Gore’s iPad book, Forbes.com bolsters print and the return of The New York World

What does the reaction to ad-supported Kindle say about consumer’s attitudes towards ads? http://nie.mn/ksY2MK »

NYT says the turnaround for About.com starts with fixing the expert guides http://nie.mn/jtpoJw »

A video look at Al Gore’s "Our Choice," a full-length book made for the iPad http://nie.mn/juQXOZ »

Steve Forbes says revenue from Forbes.com accounts for 50 % of the magazine’s total revenues http://nie.mn/lmmAPB »

PSA: Mashable is staffing up for writers and community engagement http://nie.mn/jwgRsR »

Want to dive into ProPublica’s Pulitzer winning Wall Street series? It’s now in Kindle Single form http://nie.mn/kWWXcU »

AOL is adding to its list of sites (and competitors) with AOL Industry http://nie.mn/k0LhVd »

Friends of detained AJE reporter (and 2009 Nieman Fellow) Dorothy Parvaz have created @freedorothy. Please follow and RT »

What do you do if your emergency funds for covering breaking news run out? ABC News is about to find out http://nie.mn/kwKiw4 »

The New York World returns as a digital news project from Columbia (and they’re hiring) http://nie.mn/ijRFYr »

The NY Times, AP and Getty Images are developing a tool to put the semantic web to use for newsrooms http://nie.mn/kiIS3g »

Radiolab’s Robert Krulwich advice for new journalists: "Think about NOT waiting your turn" http://nie.mn/kRkITm »

The first thing to know about CBSnews.com’s "What’s Trending?" Don’t call it a web show http://nie.mn/k9KEXU »

 
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News organizations just want to get readers hooked, whether their habit’s news, podcasts, or puzzles
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Newsonomics: Six takeaways from McClatchy’s bankruptcy
Will Chatham Asset Management, the hedge fund set to gain control of the company, want to operate it after bankruptcy? Or will it look to cash out via merger as quickly as possible?
McClatchy files for bankruptcy, likely ending 163 years of family control and setting up more consolidation in local news
The hedge fund that will likely soon control America’s second-largest newspaper chain, Chatham Asset Management, is also majority owner of the National Enquirer and Canada’s largest newspaper chain. It is advancing its “fundamental thesis on late-stage media consolidation in North America.”