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With new widgets, The Philadelphia Inquirer wants to be readers’ favorite “second-screen experience”
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June 7, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Digesting the Apple news, Creative Commons in Russia

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RT @NiemanReports: Interview with director of @pageonemovie about how Keller seemed ready to “throw in the towel” »

A preview of the FCC’s “Future of Media” report »

Tips for responding to a hack, from PBS: Be quick; be personal; repeat, repeat, repeat »

Microsoft, Yahoo, Google propose a common vocabulary for metadata, helping publishers add meaning to web content »

Lots to savor in @niemanstory‘s latest Editors’ Roundtable »

More on Apple’s Newsstand and how your publication can participate »

From a performance perspective, Google’s +1 button is disappointing »

Wow: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is proposing to build Creative Commons-style licenses into copyright law »

Apple’s iOS+Twitter integration will change mobile apps because developers can take advantage »

Groupon announced its first partnership with a grocery chain »

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With new widgets, The Philadelphia Inquirer wants to be readers’ favorite “second-screen experience”
The news org is catering to the readers who spend a lot of time on their phones during live events like sports games and election returns.
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“We plan to do more than simply expect that readers will find the story and find us. We plan to take the story to them.”
Last Night at School Committee distills hours-long public meetings into half-hour podcast episodes
“We have created this podcast as an easy way for any parent, citizen, or interested party to get the highlights, and our take, on what happened last night at School Committee.”