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March 7, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: A reward from Lifehacker, a social network-y show for AJE, the business side of redesign

Lifehacker’s offering $2,000 to the first person who solves a CSS problem that has them stumped »

Fantastic resource: 13 free tools that can be used for data journalism »

PSA: The Knight News Innovation Lab is looking for an Executive Director »

Skype’s set to start running ads »

.@khoi on the NYT Mag redesign: "more important than the speed of medium is the nimbleness of the business behind it" »

A former AP reporter nears profit after starting a paper from scratch (via @10000words) »

WSJ editors focus on free content when deciding what to share on social media, @zseward tells @mayerjoy »

Netflix "has emerged at the center of a titanic clash over the future of television" »

NPR, Schiller says, is going to create a standards editor position to "be yet another critical check in our process" »

Pop quiz! Know what a pilcrow is? »

Want to hone your follow-the-money skills? Apply for this fantastic (and free!) NECIR workshop »

Eric Schmidt: "For me, there’s no better place to get accurate, fresh information…than a newspaper." »

TechCrunch isn’t sure whether it’ll stick with Facebook Comments. They’ve silenced the trolls, but… »

"In a feat of nearly real-time publishing," a book’s set to publish tweets from the Egypt uprising »

Assume good faith; be accountable; practice aikido—and other @mthomps tips on improving online conversations: »

.@felixsalmon: The FT’s paywall turns it into, basically, an online newsletter »

"APIs can make it easier to act on that greatest of questions: What if?" »

Good morning! AJE’s social media-focused TV show is set to debut in May »

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