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May 12, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Traffic woes for NYT, talent change-ups in public broadcasting, Taliban on Twitter

@johnbiggs, who still reads the paper paper, thinks The New Yorker’s iPad app is the beginning of the end of print http://nie.mn/lLxSWC »

RT @rozzy: @NiemanLab NBC News guideline is: "Share reporting in real-time but coordinate how you break major stories across all platforms." »

RT @lostremote: @NiemanLab Here’s our take on the breaking news recommendation: http://l-r.tv/meh8kf »

Constructive criticism of ASNE’s new social-media guidelines, from @mayerjoy: http://nie.mn/iftm3y Your take? »

The ASNE has issued "best practices" for social media, including: "Break news on your website, not on Twitter." http://nie.mn/mgozfL »

Twitpic backs off its controversial TOS changes, saying they were trying to protect users from media abuse http://nie.mn/k4aHmP »

Ford was president when Jim Lehrer first appeared on "The Robert MacNeil Report." He moderated 11 presidential debates. http://nie.mn/k6nxRa »

NPR’s @audiec is the new host of @NPRWeekend, after @nprLiane‘s two decades on the job. Congratulations! »

The Taliban have joined Twitter http://nie.mn/kfaNWE »

Pageviews at NYTimes.com fell sharply in April — but "these are actually better numbers than our internal projections." http://nie.mn/lflO8W »

Comments on BBC News blogs are now limited to 400 characters — about 3 tweets http://nie.mn/j8d717 (via @currybet) »

RT @EMMAGKELLER: @nytkeller on Morning Joe talking about the paywall. "The faces on the business floor have big grins on them." »

 
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