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Amazon calls it quits on newspaper and magazine subscriptions for Kindle and print
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May 17, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: WaPo disputes Drudge, Google News adds a blog filter, St. Pete Times acquires a TwitPic

Copyright enforcer Righthaven finds itself on the defendant’s side of a class-action suit »

How the St. Pete Times scored rights to an amazing cellphone photo of the Endeavour launch (for $100) »

Reporters Without Borders is “very concerned” about Dorothy Parvaz (Nieman ’09), missing almost 3 weeks #freedorothy »

“Thirty independent community news sites have banded together to tell the world, in effect, ‘We are not Patch.'” »

Sort of like Google’s +1 button, Bing adds Facebook’s “Like” to search results »

MT @zseward: Google News letting users filter out “blogs” is what I feared when I wrote this in 2009: »

Who owns your tweets? »

The drumbeat continues: @dsearls asks why (most) mainstream media don’t link to sources »

Google News now allows readers to filter out press releases and blogs »

The Washington Post is disputing Drudge’s effect on its web traffic »

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Amazon calls it quits on newspaper and magazine subscriptions for Kindle and print
One Redditor: “I actually enjoy reading my local newspaper when it’s on the Kindle as opposed to the paper’s poorly designed website and frequently broken app.”
The Gary Lineker tweet scandal shows how the BBC has struggled to adapt to the social media age
Can “impartiality” be required from all actors, musicians, scientists, or sport pundits appearing on the BBC without thwarting the principle of free speech?
Journalists should be looking for undocumented APIs. Here’s how to start.
“Especially in circumstances when data is not accessible otherwise, finding an undocumented API can be the key to allowing us to do an investigation — by finding public access to the data.”