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Inspired by my friend @om -- who has collected some of his recent posts on his Om.is.me blog -- I thought I would do the same and put together a list of some of the things I wrote during the past week, in case anyone missed something they might be interested in. So this week,…

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You wouldn't think that in 2011, we would still be having debates about the value of linking to things in news stories or blog posts, but it seems that we are. Blogging veteran Doc Searls got the latest discussion going with a blog post about how so many mainstream media outlets such as the New York Times and Associated Press don't link in their news stories.

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If there's one aspect of the media business that has been disrupted more completely than any other, it's the whole idea of "breaking news." Just as television devalued the old front-page newspaper scoop, the web has turned breaking news into something that lasts a matter of minutes -- or even seconds -- rather than hours.…

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Choire Sicha, former editor of Gawker and now co-founder of The Awl, points out that the Gawker offices have a large screen mounted on the wall that shows the top most-read stories on the site in terms of unique visitors, allegedly to motivate writers at the blog network (although it's interesting to note that this…

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Update 2: Felix now has his own response to Blodget's tirade, in which he makes many of the same points that I tried to make, including: Blodget should remind himself on a daily basis that publishers make money by selling readers, not adspace, and that if he’s going to make money, he’s going to have…

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