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No paywall in the chicken coop: A fast-food chain is paying to take down 16 Canadian newspapers’ paywalls this month
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May 25, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Facebook partners with Spotify, TribData expands, the government explores the meaning of metaphors

Metaphor and worldview: how spy researchers are studying our use of language http://nie.mn/jaze7B »

Oh, YES: http://correlate.googlelabs.com/ »

RT @mediagazer: Glenn Beck Planning Web TV Channel GBTV, Tagline: ‘The Truth Lives Here’ (@alexweprin / TVNewser) http://j.mp/kTAHD2 »

Many great innovators found success because they "asked better questions than everyone else" (via @marksluckie) http://nie.mn/j2CSPE »

The site for @FrontlinePBS‘ WikiSecrets doc is, among other things, a fantastic #futureofcontext case study http://nie.mn/ipaVza »

The Montreal Gazette launched its paywall today in the metered-model style of the NYT http://nie.mn/kFKilX »

Forbes: Facebook is launching a music-streaming service in partnership with Spotify http://nie.mn/jltW4j »

.@Tribdata adds 27 agencies to its gov salary database; it now has info for 660,000 public employees (via @jlab) http://nie.mn/iIRLSn »

Barnes and Noble CEO: B&N’s market share in the e-book space currently exceeds 25% http://nie.mn/lV28Vo »

Twitter: "We will continue to invest in the TweetDeck that users know and love." http://nie.mn/lGGunA »

HBO has soft-launched HBO Connect, its experiment with giving viewers a "second screen" experience http://nie.mn/mzwIjd »

Sulzberger: Print subs are "an enormously stable base from which to continue to leverage our journalistic activities." http://nie.mn/lqT6Oi »

Hashtag of the day: #mesh11, the mesh ’11 conference in Toronto http://nie.mn/m7poW9 »

"Although he died in a place of tremendous violence, ultimately he died at liberty and he died at peace." http://nie.mn/iFhsbG »

In an age of shrinking newsrooms, Bloomberg now has 2,300 reporters in 72 countries http://nie.mn/kAhzqK »

.@DanGillmor on true curation versus "lazy linking" (via @sdavy) »

A New York Times article is tweeted every 4 seconds, Sulzberger says http://nie.mn/iO1Odg »

 
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