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March 16, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: NewsTrust launches a social news aggregator, C-SPAN web-ifies its video archives, Starbucks and the A.V. Club make music together

“You sleep-tweet”…and Letterman’s nine other Signs You Spend Too Much Time On Twitter »

Launched today: MyNews, @NewsTrust‘s customizable social news aggregator »

NY Observer to relaunch its Media Mob blog…as a reporter-branded product (via @fishbowlny »

We’re enjoying this conversation between @ryansholin and @10000Words: chock full of win »

Still images used to be the bedrock of visual storytelling. What will they become? Experts weigh in @NiemanStory »

Today marks the debut of A.V. Club Undercover, a cover-song-based web series sponsored by Starbucks »

Lots of useful info here: @JLab‘s “Citizen Journalist’s Guide to Open Government” »

Of news/media sites, HuffPo got the most Twitter traffic last week–followed by CNN, NYT, People mag, Google News »

Audit Bureau of Circulations modifies its definition of “digital magazine” in preparation for the iPad »

A new London-based start-up allows anyone to print their own 12-page newspaper (via @donohoe »

What would a midday TV news broadcast look like? ABC News considers the possibility »

Wonk paradise! C-Span uploads its video archives–160,000 hours of footage–to the Web (via @brianstelter »

Now streaming live: @FCC‘s presentation of its National Broadband Plan »

Facebook passed Google–just barely–as the most visited web site in the U.S. last week »

Last year, the WaPo killed its business section. This year, it’ll launch a subscription-only biz weekly »

Google exec predicts mobile ad prices could surpass what companies pay for desktop ads now »

Good morning! A Chinese registration page for Twitter is “just a matter of time” »

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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.”