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Links on Twitter: Buttry to JRC, Google News offers “News Near You,” a thriving newspaper market in India

Big congrats to @stevebuttry, the newest member of #JRC! »

How @dhcole used TileMill to build an interactive map of the aftershocks in Japan »

RT @AnnaTarkov: Great wrap-up by @agahran of the reaction so far to ASNE’s social media guidelines for journalists: »

Fascinating run-down on India’s thriving—yes, thriving—market for newspapers »

Google News releases a "News near you” feature for mobile »

RT @pomeranian99: The NYT covers teachers who use backchannels to encourage in-class debate »

.@ProPublica’s Richard Tofel on the future of news and some books that portend it (via @CJR) »

"Strong journalism" + "timeless fun": a review of this week’s Pop-Up Magazine show (ht @gregtspielberg) »

What’s in a name? The Washingtonian resurrects a story to reflect OBL’s death »

One reason the White House isn’t releasing its OBL photo? The Internet’s love of Photoshop »

Goodbye, TableTalk: @scottros on the lessons of a pioneering online community »

NBC News is developing an hour-long news broadcast…for prime time

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