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July 24, 2009, 8:53 a.m.

Links on Twitter: Racial divide in the mobile web, tour of NPR’s new website, New York Times printing plant

Nearly half of blacks and Hispanics in U.S. use the mobile web vs. 32% of all Americans http://tr.im/tFHe »

Video of the day is NPR’s tour of its great-looking, new website with @NPRscottsimon giving it a whirl http://tr.im/tFL4 »

“What can journalism learn from I Can Has Cheezburger?” Tips on filtering user-generated content http://tr.im/tHRS »

Major League Baseball makes a weird distinction on fair use in yanking its footage from The Daily Show http://tr.im/tFMB »

Watch the NY Times roll off the presses in this awesome Flickr set of photos and videohttp://tr.im/tGer (via @donohoe»

 
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