- Letter to the editor, fingerpaint edition: The New York Times ran a story on the decline of picture books, and got this one-of-a-kind letter that's since gone a bit viral.
- Wondering what to do with Foursquare? So are some news organizations, who've found Foursquare is great for pretty much everything but, well, news.
- Shortener candy: Google added some great new features to goo.gl, its URL shortener.
- No borders at Borders: The chain's shutting down and employees are getting creative with signage.
- Science communication through glass: Think your dull, boring, technical, inside-baseball-methodology-based tale is not going to thrill an audience outside the profession? Watch this: A scientific glassblower talks about his craft on an Etsy video.Weep, and replicate.
- Photo blinders: Minnesota joins other farm states in wanting to make photography of factory farms illegal.
- A picture's worth...? In an age of Photoshop, is skepticism the best filter for photojournalism? Great question.
- Why are you so special, again? The essential question for us all, writ for newspapers here: What job does a newspaper do that no other medium can? (Hold those birdcage-lining jokes.)
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