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May 2, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Stanford announces its Knight Fellows, Time Inc. teams up with Apple, the NYT expands its print run

Last night’s Twitter activity, visualized http://nie.mn/me4txL »

Big congrats to Stanford’s newest @KnightFellows! http://nie.mn/kagh9D »

The Strib is launching a tablet newspaper http://nie.mn/ktg93B »

Al Jazeera journalist (and Nieman Fellow ’09) Dorothy Parvaz missing in Syria; please share #FreeDorothy http://nie.mn/jUowZB »

OnSwipe wants to help publishers mimic the UI of apps…on the open web http://nie.mn/mngXHS »

Facebook’s sales chief is charged with working with "the largest brands and largest agencies" http://nie.mn/jwlIRB »

RT @NYTimesComm: An additional 165K copies of today’s historic @nytimes have been printed: 125K in NY market, 2.5x the normal order. /KM »

Watch @ericnewton1 talking about the global future of press freedom at World Press Freedom Day http://nie.mn/kGF7U9 »

Meet Sohaib Athar, the man who tweeted the attack on Osama bin Laden—without knowing it http://nie.mn/inkEX1 »

Time Inc. has reached a deal with Apple to make all its iPad editions free for print subscribers http://nie.mn/ikTnqi »

Was last night Twitter’s "CNN moment"? http://nie.mn/iO00cB »

 
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The Garrison Project wants to bridge the gap between national and local criminal justice reporting
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Journalists are burned out. Some newsrooms are fighting back.
Keeping reporters healthy over the long term often requires both systemic and behavioral changes, and getting buy-in often isn’t easy.
Disinformation often gets blamed for swaying elections, but the research isn’t so clear
“Our belief in free will is ultimately a reason so many of us back democracy in the first place. Denying it can arguably be more damaging than a few fake news posts lurking on social media.”