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Sept. 29, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Block by Block on video, news orgs team for news-sharing, news sites win Emmys

“This is an iPhone!” – Jim Lehrer introducing .@NewsHour’s new iPhone App http://nie.mn/cdXfd8 »

Using free online tools for media production: 95% awesome. When they go wrong, though…disaster http://nie.mn/cH8iqN »

Congrats to Globeandmail.com, NYTimes.com, Time.com–Emmy winners in the “New Approaches to News/Documentary” category http://nie.mn/aeQtmF »

Jobs! Sorta. Scripps fellowship for online producers, multimedia reporters, developers & designers; apply on Facebook http://nie.mn/cZPBiO »

Washington Post, New York Times and Gannett pool their cash, invest in start-up news sharing service http://nie.mn/bIFUcZ »

“Their protests, their sit-ins, take the simple form of making things and sharing them with each other.” http://nie.mn/dv7qUm »

.@HuffingtonPost is going to bus people from NYC to DC for Jon Stewart’s “Rally to Restore Sanity” http://nie.mn/bgy1TW »

Couldn’t attend last week’s Block by Block conference? Catch up with the #bxb2010 video archive http://nie.mn/alFInM »

 
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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.”