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He’ll keep the blue check, though: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is stepping down
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July 1, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Zynga’s big IPO, London Times paywall success, a smartphone majority

WNYC’s @onthemedia did a Q&A with Kirby Ferguson, the @remixeverything guy »

From Issue 3 of @NiemanReports, 1947: How a Salt Lake City reporter used carrier pigeons to get a scoop »

Citizen science and open-source hardware are a glimpse into “networked accountability” »

Nielsen: For the first time, most cellphone purchases are smartphones »

Yes, this is real: »

PSA: There are 9 job openings at in and around Seattle #jobs »

Zynga filed for an IPO to raise $1 billion; surely someone can come up with a Farmville for news? »

No tears: Glenn Beck says “Good-bye, America,” and @brianstelter live-blogged it »

The Times of London says digital-only subs topped 100k, roughly a fifth of its print circulation »

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He’ll keep the blue check, though: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is stepping down
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