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11 December 2009,    
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•  10 Things Twitter taught me about media — and myself [Ad Age]
Simon Dumenco at Advertising Age sums up the ‘Year of Twitter’ and discusses the real value of the 140-word site is to the day to day.

The Atlantic will sell short stories on Kindle [New York Times]
Motoko Rich at The New York Times reports that two exclusive short stories edited by staff at The Atlantic became available on Kindle’s in the U.S. this week.

The shifting landscape of magazines
A research project by a University College of London student which is requesting comments on the future of magazines.

Nielsen Business Media agrees to sell Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, other titles [Folio]
Jason Fell at Folio reports on the selling of eight media brands at Nielsen and the closing of iconic magazines Editor & Publisher and Kirkus Reviews

Location matters: how ad environments affect performance [Ad Age]
Advertising Age’s Dean Donaldson discusses how the importance of the size, shape and look of your ad pales in comparison to the environment its being placed in.

Abbey Klaassen named executive editor of Advertising Age [Ad Age]
Advertising Age reports the departure of Jonah Bloom who is leaving the magazine to become CEO and editor-in-chief of B2B blog network Breaking Media and the promotion of Abbey Klaassen to executive editor of the magazine.

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