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June 21, 2011, 6:12 p.m.

Links on Twitter: FlyonTheWall.com wins appeal, changes at EveryBlock and a New York Times candle

As we consider magazines on the iPad, a history of transition in reading and technology http://nie.mn/mxh6DK »

PSA: The Washington Post is looking for an interactive maps designer http://nie.mn/j13qy0 »

Vivan Schiller on why she doesn’t Tweet: "I know my personality. If I start, that will be the end" http://nie.mn/jRc0qY »

How a Maine newspaper is using Google Docs and WordPress to produce their site – and newspaper http://nie.mn/m67Zze »

Could AOL really be creating a subscription service for some of its content? http://nie.mn/l2jp8t »

Future of news got you down? Missing the smells of a newsroom? The New York Times candle is for you http://nie.mn/lNCjxK »

Facebook is about to become the No. 1 display ad seller online http://nie.mn/l6tPD9 »

Business is good at The Economist: Apps downloaded over 2M times, web traffic up almost 40 % and profits http://nie.mn/lMRNf7 »

Our friends at the Berkman Center are hosting Twitter’s director of business development for a talk now: http://nie.mn/lDdBqX »

More than 200,000 out of print books from the British library will be put online by Google http://nie.mn/kgJKl8 »

PSA: Columbia is looking for a web editor to oversee their website http://nie.mn/jZp6c0 »

One model for the future of magazines? "Magbooks," e-book spin-offs of magazines http://nie.mn/jUvsY0 »

Changes at Everyblock with a new president and new role for Adrian Holovaty http://nie.mn/infmdR »

Why book editors need a broader view of publishing content in a digital world http://nie.mn/ipKJzo »

The New York Public Library: Social network and media company? Lessons in reinvention from the NYPL http://nie.mn/iQep9g »

After winning its appeal in a "hot news" case, TheFlyOnTheWall.com will publish again http://nie.mn/jEiWz0 »

 
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