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The Washington Post launches a year in news à la Spotify Wrapped
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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

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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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The Washington Post launches a year in news à la Spotify Wrapped
“We initially built a ‘look-back’ experience but pivoted when we learned that our readers are more interested in insights that center on their reading ‘personality’ and content discovery rather than revisiting news from the past.”
How risky is it for journalists to cover protests?
Plus: Exploring why women leave the news industry, the effects of opinion labels, and susceptibility to disinformation.
Coming to a Hawaii library near you: Honolulu Civil Beat is hosting pop-up newsrooms around the state
“We learned that people have an interest if they can get to us.”