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June 1, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Schmidt ‘screwed up’ on social, Twitter announces photo service

Twitter CEO @dickc to developers: “Move up the value chain.” http://nie.mn/jfhppy via @Aerocles »

Still recovering from the PBS hack, @PBSMediaShift is posting its new stories to Facebook http://nie.mn/kkH2sU »

Americans are data guzzlers, but nothing like the Koreans http://nie.mn/kFKC13 »

RT @NewsHour: “I hope it doesn’t make us, or any other news organization, more cautious,” @JudyWoodruff on #PBSHack http://ow.ly/57XNL »

NPR’s @Ombudsman says adios and shares her wish list: more minority voices and a corrections editor http://nie.mn/lZ9oq8 »

RT @twitter: Today we’re launching a new #search and #photos experience http://blog.twitter.com/2011/06/searchphotos.html »

Vivian Schiller is in talks to oversee digital projects for NBC News, @pkafka reports http://nie.mn/l6oojW »

American University’s @JLab introduces a new site, launches “Ideas & Innovations” section http://nie.mn/ip9ujp »

The WSJ names a new blogs editor. “Readership of WSJ blogs continues to expand … 50% from last year.” http://nie.mn/jiDPX3 »

LOL: Marc Maron’s video promo for WTF, now on public radio http://nie.mn/ly7p9O »

The S.F. Chronicle’s new iPad app is free for 30 days, then $6/month or $60/year — free for print subscribers. http://nie.mn/lmdJeu »

Eric Schmidt takes the blame for Google’s social awkwardness. “I screwed up.” http://nie.mn/mKJVxO »

 
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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.”
Doing a little word puzzle as the world burns
“I started playing word games as a way to stop reading the news first thing in the morning.”