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This & That: The Past Week in Media for Sept. 5, 2013

Aug. 30: Two from PR Newser: Twitter’s new ‘editorialized tweets’ helps highlight earned media mentions … Here’s how brand names connect with millennials—can newspapers take the same cue? …from Voice of San Diego: What a long-time newspaper man learned about hyperlocal before Patch let him go … from Dictionary.com: The online repository for words shares eight terms endeared by the editorial side of the trade … from All Twitter: Twitter links author handles to tweets—welcome news for journalists and bloggers, whose work often becomes separated from their bylines as it disperses across social networks.

Sept. 3: From Chicago Tribune Local: Patch reporter ordered to give up notes, name sources in murder case after judge says shield laws do not applyTwo from Nieman Journalism Lab: Using WordPress will afford you 'tweetable' sentences similar to those in The New York Times … The Slurve is banging on the door of authentic profitability, begging the question: can email newsletters be what blogs were to the 2000s? … from Net News Check: MaxPreps.com launches hyperlocal prep sports sites, scheduled for Baltimore Sept. 5 and Washington, D.C. on Sept. 12 … from All Twitter: Is Twitter preparing for $15 billion IPO in 2014?

Sept. 4: From Net News Check: Forrester analyst James McQuivey: Papers must breach news firewalls to survive 10 years from now… from The Daily Dot: New Jersey law makes it illegal for employers to request social media passwords from a potential employee … from the London Guardian: The media business is now an on-demand, a la carte world, and it’s changing The New York Times from the inside out … from Alan Mutter’s Newsosaur blog: How powerful is user-generated content? YouTube says 100 hours of new video are added per minute, and 530 million photos are uploaded to the web every day according to KPCB’s Mary Meeker … from The Associated Press: Computer hackers shut down a car’s engine, slam a car's brakes at freeway speeds and jerk the steering wheel from a laptop computer.

Sept. 5: From Poynter: Here’s 15 things every journalist needs to know about Internet security … from AnnArbor.com: More than four years after becoming one of the first metropolitan newspapers to shutter, the Ann Arbor News is coming back as a weekly … from The Washington Post: Bezos to Post journalists: Readers come first … from London Guardian: UN says press should not be 'intimidated into silence' over state secrets … from the Committee to Protect Journalists: Branded as an activist, Barrett Brown faces jail for posting a hyperlink.

— compiled by T.C. Cameron

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