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Aug. 30, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: YouTube goes Hollywood, a Breathalyzer for headlines, confessions of an online moderator

Network Effect 101: @hermida on teaching social media in J-school http://nie.mn/99KGsN »

A Breathalyzer for headlines http://nie.mn/aQ0anv »

When to delete: confessions of an online moderator http://nie.mn/cPsvFd »

Interesting: a Kachingle concept, but with tips paid for by sponsors http://nie.mn/bOLmkd »

The Onion takes on TIME mag, reductive trend stories, and "the beloved children’s character, Joe Klein" http://nie.mn/bza17A »

10 ways data sets are changing how we live http://nie.mn/9n192o (via @nickbilton) »

"Ninety percent of everything is crap, but that’s nothing novel. There’s just more everything now." http://nie.mn/bVr3Ff »

Per the FT, YouTube will feature streaming movie rentals from major studios by the end of the year http://nie.mn/dA1rDQ »

 
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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.”