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Archives: July 20, 2011

July 20, 2011
Bit.ly urls will soon start appearing in AP copy whenever the cooperative picks up a story from one of its member news organizations, distributing credit and (maybe) traffic. Andrew Phelps
When a call for audience input draws 6,000 responses, Yahoo’s The Lookout turned to Tumblr as a low-friction way to post reader stories. Justin Ellis
He can’t be reduced to a handful of pithy quotes, but McLuhan has something to say about our new world of frayed ends rather than neat endings.
A generation of tools make articles more readable by stripping away ads — but is it at the expense of publishers’ underlying economics? Lois Beckett