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April 29, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Print reporter punished for shooting video, a big offer for the Boston Globe, a royal shush button

Update to a story we tweeted this morning. MT @Poynter: WH press secretary: “No reporters have been banned.” »

Overlooked this: Stuff Journalists Like, including #35 Name Dropping (what?) and #3 Free Food (never!) via @10000Words »

#FutureOfNews Innovation of the Day: The Guardian makes a certain wedding disappear with one click »

What’s Patch doing right? Transparency over objectivity, says @laurenmichell. (Agree?) »

PSA: Applications are open for the U. of King’s “Summer School in Data Journalism” in Nova Scotia »

Twitter appears to have introduced text ads »

Congrats to @katchesmark on becoming @CIRonline‘s editorial director and @chasedavis its tech director! »

RT @mallarytenore: NPR names Miami Herald’s Edward Schumacher-Matos as its new ombudsman. »

Twitter executive says the service has 200+ million users; 70% of traffic is from outside the U.S. »

Interesting: Might Netflix kill Internet movie piracy? It’s cheap, and so much easier »

A businessman is prepared to offer $200+ million for the Boston Globe — much more than two summers ago »

No. 1 on Reddit? A thank-you note from PBS that encouraged hundreds more to give »

The White House banished a “print pool” reporter for pulling out a phone to record video »

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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.”
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