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Links on Twitter: BBM in London, the web in the classroom, Tina Fey in the ‘Plex

RT @jayrosen_nyu: In this 45-min Q&A I give a full explanation of how the “gods of production” have shaped pro journalism. »

Reasons the web is awesome, part 165,742: It gave rise to the following job opening »

Tina Fey + Eric Schmidt + awkward + awesome »

Watermarks: a new way to connect the printed page and the web (via @cyberjournalist) »

A case against phone calls »

“The new classroom should teach the huge array of complex skills that come under the heading of digital literacy.” »

.@newsosaur‘s summary of the state of mobile payments »

RT @wfrick: What I think @NiemanLab is missing on journalism+open source »

Storify teams up with »

What can crowdsourcing look like in real-time? The Guardian’s @paullewis gives hints as he covers the #londonriots »

The Guardian updates its editorial code with a new emphasis on, yep, privacy (via @nytjim) »

BBM seems to be the “social network of choice” for London’s weekend riots »

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The 74 is getting into Spanish-language education reporting, starting in Los Angeles
“I’m not just looking for someone who is able to interview in Spanish. I want someone who is a native Spanish speaker, who really knows this community and its needs around education.”
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