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What’s with the rise of “fact-based journalism”?
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June 9, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: HuffPost’s hiring, DocCloud’s moving, Abramson’s tweeting

Great overview on the sustainability of nonprofit state news sites »

Us too RT @harrisj: Me too RT @Sarahlellison: I love this: RT @JillAbramson: @felixsalmon wrong! »

PSA: AOL/HuffPost is looking for an editor-in-chief for AOL TV »

Makes sense: IRE is taking over @DocumentCloud as the project’s Knight funding expires »

Journal Register Co. CEO @jxpaton: "How The Crowd Saved Our Company" »

Is the Frank Rich Discount working? The NYT is seeing "an uptick in new print orders" »

If you haven’t already, check out today’s strummable-and-recordable Google Doodle (a tribute to Les Paul) »

In 2010, online ad spending grew by 14.9%. In 2011, it’s poised to grow by 20.2% »

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