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Newsweek Ends Print Edition, Cuts Expected (FishbowlNY)
Those rumors about Newsweek ending its print edition are now fact: The iconic magazine's last print issue will be December 31. It will eventually shift to an all-digital format. The magazine had been in print for 80 years.
Twitter's First Act Of Censorship Silences Neo-Nazi Profile In Germany (AllTwitter)
Back in January, Twitter unveiled a revision to their stance on censorship to allow them to work with governments on a per-country basis. They have actioned this policy for the first time, blocking a neo-Nazi account at the request of the German authorities.
Weekly Unemployment Aid Applications Up to 388,000, the Highest in Four Months (New York Post)
Weekly applications for US unemployment benefits jumped 46,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 388,000, the highest in four months. The increase represents a rebound from the previous week's sharp drop. Both swings were largely due to technical factors.