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    April 29, 2011, 6 p.m.

    Links on Twitter: Print reporter punished for shooting video, a big offer for the Boston Globe, a royal shush button

    Update to a story we tweeted this morning. MT @Poynter: WH press secretary: “No reporters have been banned.”

    Overlooked this: Stuff Journalists Like, including #35 Name Dropping (what?) and #3 Free Food (never!) via @

    # Innovation of the Day: The Guardian makes a certain wedding disappear with one click

    What’s Patch doing right? Transparency over objectivity, says @. (Agree?)

    PSA: Applications are open for the U. of King’s “Summer School in Data Journalism” in Nova Scotia

    Twitter appears to have introduced text ads

    Congrats to @ on becoming @‘s editorial director and @ its tech director!

    RT @: NPR names Miami Herald’s Edward Schumacher-Matos as its new ombudsman.

    Twitter executive says the service has 200+ million users; 70% of traffic is from outside the U.S.

    Interesting: Might Netflix kill Internet movie piracy? It’s cheap, and so much easier

    A businessman is prepared to offer $200+ million for the Boston Globe — much more than two summers ago

    No. 1 on Reddit? A thank-you note from PBS that encouraged hundreds more to give

    The White House banished a “print pool” reporter for pulling out a phone to record video

     
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    Asking members to support its journalism (no prizes, no swag), The Guardian raises more reader revenue than ad dollars
    The Guardian revamped its ask and its membership offerings — moving from 12,000 members in the beginning of 2016 to 300,000 today.
    Beating the 404 death knell: Singapore news startups struggle to cover costs and find their footing
    Political news reporting doesn’t seem to be holding up well as a business in the city-state. And it’s even harder when you’re seen as “alternative” media.