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Dec. 10, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Google’s new notebook doubles down on the web, 100 million new users join Twitter, Editor & Publisher tears down its paywall

SB Nation’s content strategy http://nie.mn/fZxC1F has led to 100 million monthly views http://nie.mn/f6ovwq »

Editor & Publisher removes its paywall http://nie.mn/hOeuv1 (via @mediatwit) »

Today at 2:30p EST, "the entire Gizmodo team is on hand to answer your questions and fix your problems" http://nie.mn/hq5DvC »

Facebook as narrative: Check out the WaPo’s experiment http://nie.mn/gLFjbf »

What can #newgawker teach web publishers about maximizing readership and revenue? http://nie.mn/icGswP »

A periodic table of the elements…of HTML5 http://nie.mn/f7oQYq (via @MacDivaONA) »

Today in dataviz porn: Using Google Maps to track foreclosures http://nie.mn/ePo8UL (via @TheAtlanticTech) »

Pop quiz! What do Billy Idol, Tiger Woods, and Cher have in common? http://nie.mn/hN7DSA »

iPad survey: for 84% of respondents, breaking news and current events are the most popular news types http://nie.mn/eWhQBZ »

Meet Google’s new Cr-48: a notebook that relies on the web for all its software applications http://nie.mn/eojytv »

It’s not just the connection; it’s the information. @Mathewi on a day spent without a smartphone http://nie.mn/eJdnSu »

In October 2010, nearly 40% of all display ads in the UK were placed on social networking sites http://nie.mn/g4kpa2 »

 
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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.”