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Aug. 8, 2011, 6 p.m.

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. http://jr.ly/bchg »

Reasons the web is awesome, part 165,742: It gave rise to the following job opening http://nie.mn/opmr6s »

Tina Fey + Eric Schmidt + awkward + awesome http://nie.mn/r30sz3 »

Watermarks: a new way to connect the printed page and the web (via @cyberjournalist) http://nie.mn/pVym5y »

A case against phone calls http://nie.mn/nfc2Ti »

“The new classroom should teach the huge array of complex skills that come under the heading of digital literacy.” http://nie.mn/oE3W13 »

.@newsosaur‘s summary of the state of mobile payments http://nie.mn/nEanQ4 »

RT @wfrick: What I think @NiemanLab is missing on journalism+open source http://nie.mn/mWTSVL »

Storify teams up with BreakingNews.com http://nie.mn/pXbzb4 »

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) http://nie.mn/qZtBzY »

BBM seems to be the “social network of choice” for London’s weekend riots http://nie.mn/qzeKop »

 
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