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Oct. 8, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: David Carr on comments, Google News experiments with Twitter, Robots are among us

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Robots among us! .@10000words on the rise of automated journalism in the newsroom http://nie.mn/9BlZ1R »

Guess who’s leading the way for innovation at newspapers? The sports department http://nie.mn/aB7twS »

Google News is experimenting with a Twitter integration http://nie.mn/cJKT2I »

HuffPo makes sure sponsored posts appear as prominently in search engine result pages as their own content http://nie.mn/aeI5Id »

NYT Co. president on the rise of the paywall, they will not retreat from the "online conversation" http://nie.mn/cICwrM »

More details on the new categories in this year’s Knight News Challenge http://nie.mn/btM0U4 »

Got bad comments? @carr2n made the backend of his posts more provocative and it helped. http://nie.mn/cVWS1Q »

 
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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.”