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May 11, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: TwitPic’s new terms of service, CBSNews new social show and Nomad Editions launches

CBSNews.com is getting in the social/TV game with its own online show "What’s Trending" http://nie.mn/lkg3yv »

Facebook now allows you to tag Pages in photos http://nie.mn/mEguaX »

Are you an Android owner and NYT subscriber having app troubles? You may not be alone http://nie.mn/kRARcy »

Check it out: PRX has launched a new embeddable audio player http://nie.mn/iUhFJM »

On Kurtz, Alter and Sullivan: Four questions all writers should ask before jumping ship or going solo http://nie.mn/jnU2WF »

The question is asked, what, exactly, is a "live" magazine? And what does it mean for publishers http://nie.mn/jFaHc2 »

Telling the story of the Freedom Riders 50 years later, through Twitter icons http://nie.mn/lGaPVm »

Life in the cave: highlights from Boston University’s "The Rebirth of Storytelling” conference http://nie.mn/jDbisM »

Why (and how) Nomad Editions wants to separate itself from other iPad mags and digital editions http://nie.mn/mxq5H7 »

For local blogs is there such a thing is the right ratio of editors to reporters/contributors? http://nie.mn/jTQsOx »

How to make sense of pricing differences between magazines and their iPad editions? Advertising. http://nie.mn/kjODN8 »

How the Detroit Free Press used Intersect to cover an invasion of Asian carp http://nie.mn/kZjmvK »

PSA: Salon is looking for a senior news editor in New York http://nie.mn/ilsaxS »

Belgian newspapers will stay off Google under the terms of a recent appeals court ruling http://nie.mn/lURjYU »

AL Jazeera is reporting that Dorothy Parvaz has been deported from Syria to Iran http://nie.mn/mseteH #FreeDorothy »

Longreads has a whole new way to discover new reads with "Community Picks" http://nie.mn/kpyL6n »

TwitPic has updated its terms of service to clarify who owns uploaded images http://nie.mn/lUlIct »

The ABC has created metrics for publishers to track their app traffic http://nie.mn/iloZ8W »

 
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How The New York Times prepared for the ultimate stress test — the 2020 election
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