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What’s with the rise of “fact-based journalism”?
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Jan. 14, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Dealing with “online jerks,” shoveling 2.0, hundreds of trillions of emails

"Online jerks, you will be judged not by a higher authority but by the kinds of gamers you’re being jerks to." »

Love this. After Boston’s blizzard, social media helped people work together to dig out from the snow »

Today at 1p ET, @poynter is doing a live chat on real-time errors w/ @scottros @Steviesaf @DannySullivan @mallarytenore »

RT @sethclewis: Trying to figure out what Google’s switch on H.264 means for online video? (Like I was.) This may help: »

Infographic! versus third-party apps (via @palafo) »

In Tunisia, "WikiLeaks acted as a catalyst: both a trigger and a tool for political outcry" »

In 2010, 21.4 million new websites were created, and 107 trillion emails were sent »

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What’s with the rise of “fact-based journalism”?
“To describe one form of journalism as ‘fact-based’ is to tacitly acknowledge that there is also such a thing as ‘non-fact-based journalism.’ And there isn’t.”
Britney Spears and the generational shift in celebrity coverage
“There was just this nastiness that emerged in the way celebrities were covered in the 2000s.”
How to b-e-e of use: Signal Cleveland hosts second annual community spelling contest
“Listening is great, and talking to community members is great, but we also have to figure out how to be of use.”