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May 19, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: BBC ways of verifying reader content, Biblion and magazine apps, Bilton and Keller spar on Twitter

The Atlantic Wire may continue its experiment editing out in the open http://nie.mn/kuARvp #HowTheBlogSausageisMade »

How should you verify user generated content? Here’s how the BBC does it http://nie.mn/jrWrUn »

“They no longer have to store 57 years — 682 issues — of Playboy under their mattress” http://nie.mn/mAYE8D »

How’s this for an interactive graphic: Slate’s guide to Gen. David Petraeus’ medals, ribbons and stars http://nie.mn/jIs5pd »

Developers jump on this: USA Today has released a Census API http://nie.mn/kZin08 »

Duke University’s Reporter Lab is looking for a developer to create tools for investigative journalism http://nie.mn/k2qaWD »

With apps like Flipboard and Zite should publishers worry about audience and advertiser loyalty? http://nie.mn/lqRNUi »

The FCC is planning a chat with Google, Apple and others over location tracking on smartphones http://nie.mn/mtRb9x »

PSA: The Atlantic is looking for an editor to lead a new site and work with Richard Florida http://nie.mn/ikILi5 »

Is it time to establish rules of etiquette for posting other people’s stuff online? http://nie.mn/k2MiQv »

Your brain on Twitter: The NYT’s Nick Bilton and Bill Keller exchanged words over the value of Twitter http://nie.mn/kqcfz3 »

The Online Journalism Awards are now open for entries http://nie.mn/jPHmoh »

Yahoo is also getting in the online video news game with it’s "Trending Now" series http://nie.mn/jIWLwI »

Maybe newspapers ability to link is a CMS issue, not a philosophical one http://nie.mn/jZwYdu »

A new study of social media in the news finds that almost 50% of journalists use Twitter as a source http://nie.mn/kOzzYG »

The New York Public Library’s Biblion app may be a new model for magazine apps http://nie.mn/liQsmC »

 
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