Roundup: Times curates, Google retorts, breaking news changes

Here are the most clicked-on links that I shared on Twitter during the week ending July 18. You can receive Weekly Almighty Links as an email or add it to your RSS reader or custom home page.

The end of the breaking news — as we know it: This Monday Note post warns that “the crowd” will take care of breaking news if mainstream media fails to recapture it. It focuses on how TMZ scooped bigger news organizations when they broke the news of Michael Jackson’s death.

Working with News Publishers: Google responds to a claims by some news organizations that they’ve violated copyrights while stealing content and revenue. The post includes a two-line technical solution. The same two lines, by the way, that SEO guru Danny Sullivan pointed out in an angry blog post three months ago.

Best Practices for Journalists Curating the Web: New York Times Bits Blog “What We’re Reading: Scott Karp writes about how one Times blog is using Publish2 to share links to non-Times articles and blog posts.

Police Chase Leads to Fatal Shooting Near Capitol: Shortly after @NBC4Washington tweeted about a shots heard near the Capitol, they followed with this article that they updated until the story ended.

Can editors and reporters crack TechCrunch’s real-time conundrum? My observations from (a video of) the final roundtable discussion in a daylong conference about the “real-time web.” Much of the talks centered around the task of filtering real-time streams to make them more useful and relevant to users.