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Justin Bank
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I work on the Internet. A lot.
I work on the Internet. A lot.

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Great quote. Great story. 

'Jackie Mason, in an email, hypothesized that the complicated relationship between Jews and mayonnaise was probably a consequence of Jews feeling “guilty over betraying mustard.”' 

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/food/2013/12/mayonnaise_hatred_a_brief_history_of_mayo_and_disgust.html via @slate

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'Nielsen estimates that the average person’s Twitter message about a TV show is seen by about 50 other people'

Would love to see the methodolgy on that and know what Nielson considers 'average.'

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Good morning. Here's a full set of The Clash from 1980 in Paris. Because.

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From the always outstanding +Jeff Bercovici, a take on the symbiotic relationship between Google News and news organizations. A relationship that I believe is tightly woven as GNews serves as the modern day web portal. Worth clicking through for the insights on ranking factors alone.  

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Because sometimes, it feels good to karate chop the day. Or so says +Melissa Bell 
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I read a marvelous post by +Mark Potts on the process of thinking about digital publishing in the early 90's as media companies like +Washington Post and technology companies like +IBM looked ahead to the "electronic" age with millions of devices connected. It included this first mockup of a Washington Post digital edition that I have been marveling at all day:

http://recoveringjournalist.typepad.com/recovering_journalist/2012/08/a-vision-for-the-future-of-newspapersfrom-20-years-ago.html  
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“If you get the job, endeavor to stay on the beat for at least five years. The first two you won’t know what you are doing, the last three, you’ll be ready to do some business.”

- David Simon, creator of The Wire and a former Baltimore Sun cops reporter himself on what advice he'd give to anyone applying to The Sun's posting for a new cops reporter 

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6 +NASA Curiosity crew members chatting with +Washington Post live right now? Yes please.  
Washington Post is hanging out with 7 people right now in a live Hangout On Air! #hangoutsonairmartin atjetplab, Aaron Stehura, tracy atjetplab, Emi Kolawole, Marc Kaufman, Jonathan Grinblat, and Priscilla Vega

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One of the best interactive videos you'll see this Olympics. 
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