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March 30, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: “Hot spotting” makes video elements clickable, companies ban social media in India, The Guardian gets a homepage redesign

Scientists discover a special magnet to the skull can disrupt moral reasoning. Could the technique save newspapers? http://j.mp/ahZqiO »

Tough times for Twitter lovers in India, 96% of companies prohibit social media. (46% of U.S. companies) http://j.mp/bFIBci »

Advertisers are catching on to “hot spotting,” new technology that makes elements in online videos clickable http://j.mp/c8BzWH »

Congratulations, Lukas Prize winners! Awards for excellence in nonfiction writing announced today http://j.mp/dvy2nM »

The Guardian gets a homepage redesign http://j.mp/9wqa9F »

Another revenue stream? Trib to sell archived photos dating back to early 1900s (via @iwantmediahttp://j.mp/c8IzZz »

New York Press Association launches $4 million statewide campaign to sell people on local papers http://j.mp/dxemao »

Google fixed Buzz privacy concerns in a flash, but 11 House members still want FTC to investigate http://j.mp/d9P3uk »

Good morning! Gawker tracks “recurring reader affection” as an impact metric http://j.mp/cG5Xlw »

 
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The Kansas City Defender is a nonprofit news site for young Black audiences across the Midwest
“We do advocate against the racist function of policing, [but] we focus equally on being present in the community, doing poetry nights, basketball park takeovers, and other community-building, life-affirming activities.”
Cable news has a much bigger effect on America’s polarization than social media, study finds
“Compared to online audiences, partisan TV news consumers tend not to stray too far from their narrow sets of preferred news sources.”
Doing a little word puzzle as the world burns
“I started playing word games as a way to stop reading the news first thing in the morning.”