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May 17, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: WaPo disputes Drudge, Google News adds a blog filter, St. Pete Times acquires a TwitPic

Copyright enforcer Righthaven finds itself on the defendant’s side of a class-action suit http://nie.mn/mAsmIu »

How the St. Pete Times scored rights to an amazing cellphone photo of the Endeavour launch (for $100) http://nie.mn/lrr10F »

Reporters Without Borders is “very concerned” about Dorothy Parvaz (Nieman ’09), missing almost 3 weeks http://nie.mn/mCrLBr #freedorothy »

“Thirty independent community news sites have banded together to tell the world, in effect, ‘We are not Patch.'” http://nie.mn/iSu72k »

Sort of like Google’s +1 button, Bing adds Facebook’s “Like” to search results http://nie.mn/kgByjY »

MT @zseward: Google News letting users filter out “blogs” is what I feared when I wrote this in 2009: http://nie.mn/gX7Ri8 »

Who owns your tweets? http://nie.mn/lut5y6 »

The drumbeat continues: @dsearls asks why (most) mainstream media don’t link to sources http://t.co/Vkn0WSm »

Google News now allows readers to filter out press releases and blogs http://nie.mn/mA0RHZ »

The Washington Post is disputing Drudge’s effect on its web traffic http://nie.mn/ieW7ZM »

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