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May 31, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Newshour publishes on Tumblr during hack, SF Chronicle launches iPad app and Twitter’s legal strategy in Britain

Want to understand the debt ceiling? The Washington Post has a neat video graphic explainer http://nie.mn/kpqjBj »

How Twitter is carefully trying to navigate British privacy laws http://nie.mn/joeOtx »

Why the CEO of Cheezburger says the design of news doesn’t meet the way we consume it http://nie.mn/lu4yLl »

The NYT is offering readers who get free access through Lincoln an iPad subscription for only $35 http://nie.mn/mOvsat »

What do you do when you’re offline? Tips on publishing news when your site’s down http://nie.mn/jr0iku »

What’s it like inside Tumblr? Founder David Karp shares a day in the life http://nie.mn/kmHCxD »

The British Library is continuing on with its plan to digitize newspapers http://nie.mn/kjjd8K »

The founder of reservation service Open Table is launching a community information and events network http://nie.mn/khNKXA »

How do you review Brook Gladstone’s graphic novel about the media? In a comic, of course. http://nie.mn/k2dc2G »

NYU is holding a summer conclave on money, tools and community in hyperlocal journalism http://nie.mn/lBOUvC »

Main Street Connect is launching 32 new local news sites in New York tomorrow http://nie.mn/lCeKzg »

The NYT’s @brianstelter lessons on reporting and tech from covering the tornado aftermath in Joplin http://nie.mn/lsNm3A »

The SF Chronicle has launched its iPad app, free for now, and $5.99 a month after 30 days http://nie.mn/kQLSQF »

PSA: The Boston Globe is looking for a newsroom developer http://nie.mn/l0fTya »

London-based Unbound is applying the Kickstarter model to raise money and publish books http://nie.mn/lULmbb »

Rolling Stone Publisher Jann Wenner says magazines rushing to the iPad are admitting defeat http://nie.mn/mRCxGP »

While PBS sites were dealing with this weekend’s hacking, Newshour published on Tumblr http://nie.mn/kv7Hcy »

 
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The Kansas City Defender is a nonprofit news site for young Black audiences across the Midwest
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