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What’s with the rise of “fact-based journalism”?
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June 6, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Apple’s announcement, mapping the news, the original hashtag

Got an hour to kill? Check out this utterly engrossing map of the world’s newspapers (via @carr2n) »

Remarkable @nytimesphoto images showcase the impressionistic beauty of the print newspaper »

PSA: @Storycorps is looking for a social media and press intern »

End-user innovation, FTW! The 2007 post proposing hashtags for Twitter (via @stevenbjohnson) »

According to ShareThis data, Facebook accounts for 38% of sharing traffic on the web »

Great post from @mathewi: Doubt about what Twitter is can lead to doubt about how it’s best used »

Internet, entitlement, backrubs: a witty entry into the “why wasn’t I consulted?” genre »

Report: Chinese microblogging service Sina Weibo is months away from a platform release in the US »

Facebook replacing Google in search? Laughable, says @dannysullivan »

This @carr2n interview, particularly the section discussing Twitter and @nytkeller, is fantastic »

France bans the words “Twitter” and “Facebook” from its airwaves »

Here’s what Steve Jobs will (probably) announce during his WWDC keynote today: »

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