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Feb. 25, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: A Hack Day challenge, echo chambers and democracy, the future of “unmarketing”

Is this the coolest student journalist resume ever? http://nie.mn/dFAqQb »

The Peep show returns! (WaPo’s annual Peeps Diorama Contest, that is) http://nie.mn/f6iQZq »

Boston.com’s Hack Day Challenge takes place this weekend http://nie.mn/dZiMCp »

So @alexismadrigral did a smart thing: a side-by-side comparison of New Google and Old Google search results http://nie.mn/fFSyDI »

"Online News: Public Sphere or Echo Chamber?" A @c4fcm podcast featuring the Lab’s @jbenton http://nie.mn/i8Tf5o »

Zeitgeist-y new job title: "unmarketing manager" (via @emilybell) http://nie.mn/eQNQcn »

"Wrapping the whole world in intelligence": Reed Hundt on the Internet and international law http://nie.mn/i5RrzG »

Oh, awesome. Dataviz, circa 1900 http://nie.mn/eUWXrk »

Garfield on the Twitter revolution debates: "Social media are not about messaging; they are about relationships" http://nie.mn/ek8nI5 »

Demand Media exec: Despite Google’s updates, "we haven’t seen a material net impact on our Content & Media business" http://nie.mn/fdA8L7 »

Great conversation taking place in the comments on @jxpaton‘s TBD-reax blog post http://nie.mn/e3OxQS »

 
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