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    May 31, 2011, 6 p.m.

    Links on Twitter: Newshour publishes on Tumblr during hack, SF Chronicle launches iPad app and Twitter’s legal strategy in Britain

    Want to understand the debt ceiling? The Washington Post has a neat video graphic explainer

    How Twitter is carefully trying to navigate British privacy laws

    Why the CEO of Cheezburger says the design of news doesn’t meet the way we consume it

    The NYT is offering readers who get free access through Lincoln an iPad subscription for only $35

    What do you do when you’re offline? Tips on publishing news when your site’s down

    What’s it like inside Tumblr? Founder David Karp shares a day in the life

    The British Library is continuing on with its plan to digitize newspapers

    The founder of reservation service Open Table is launching a community information and events network

    How do you review Brook Gladstone’s graphic novel about the media? In a comic, of course.

    NYU is holding a summer conclave on money, tools and community in hyperlocal journalism

    Main Street Connect is launching 32 new local news sites in New York tomorrow

    The NYT’s @ lessons on reporting and tech from covering the tornado aftermath in Joplin

    The SF Chronicle has launched its iPad app, free for now, and $5.99 a month after 30 days

    PSA: The Boston Globe is looking for a newsroom developer

    London-based Unbound is applying the Kickstarter model to raise money and publish books

    Rolling Stone Publisher Jann Wenner says magazines rushing to the iPad are admitting defeat

    While PBS sites were dealing with this weekend’s hacking, Newshour published on Tumblr

     
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    Bad news from Mashable, BuzzFeed, and Vice shows times are rough for ad-supported digital media
    The rapid growth of Google and Facebook continues to take its toll on digital media companies.
    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.