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May 27, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: The Twitterization of diplomacy, the Facebook filter, a crowdsourced constitution for Egypt

This is just fantastic: @Guardian goes back to its print roots, cheekily http://nie.mn/l5ukX9 »

Over at @CJR, @CraigSilverman has a great take on LSU’s "death panels’ study http://nie.mn/jKrjph »

Lots of great sessions in the schedule for #ONA11 — nice work, @ONAConf! http://nie.mn/lt8dGh »

From Beet.TV, more on citizen journalism app Meporter’s sponsorship arrangement with Forbes http://nie.mn/jrT8Bg »

How to: Share photos of your adorable child and/or pet without annoying your friends http://nie.mn/l8hdoN »

Great #1book140 post from @mathewi: "What if everyone on Twitter read the same book?" http://nie.mn/kioDM0 »

Love this list from @brainpicker: 5 must-read books about words and language http://nie.mn/lAmDFX »

Patch’s traffic has doubled since January http://nie.mn/jNZXys »

“A shout-out on Twitter — is this the future of diplomacy?” http://nie.mn/m0GNF7 »

Nice: @MargaretAtwood’s thinking of joining the #1book140 club on The Blind Assassin (via @mathewi) http://nie.mn/ks5xc6 »

The latest citizen journalism app, Meporter, plans to split news licensing revenue with its users http://nie.mn/mekQJH »

RIP, API: A list of the APIs that Google will be deprecating and shutting down http://nie.mn/iYvozZ »

“Hackathon for Egypt” leads to a platform for crowdsourcing the country’s new constitution (via @digiphile) http://nie.mn/mkMz7J »

Facebook is developing ways to share media content: music, video, and news http://nie.mn/mDJr8e »

 
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In a corner of Brazil, local reporters are switching to government jobs and the state is achieving “media capture”
A strategy of “capturing the main professionals from the newspapers, in their respective fields of work, and thus reduce the tensions of being disturbed by the journalists every single day.” “Memory is crucial for journalism, and we are losing it.”
Focus here, not there: These are the gaps in political misinformation research
“Persistent debates about what constitutes ‘fake news’ and distinctions between other types of false information are mostly distracting.” Plus: A guide to covering misinformation without burning your news org or your readers, and a discussion of filter bubbles as not-really-a-thing.
How are paywalled news outlets preparing to serve residents in California’s mega-power shutoffs?
“If we’re going to have news that is paid for by audiences, we have to talk about the news that should never be behind paywalls.”