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4:00pm

Tue March 27, 2012
The Two-Way

British Student Jailed For Racist Tweets About Collapsed Soccer Player

Originally published on Wed March 28, 2012 7:09 am

Bolton Wanderers' Fabrice Muamba is obscured by medical staff trying to resuscitate him after collapsing. His teammate Ryo Miyaichi, right, and Tottenham Hotspur's Jermain Defoe, center top, watch.
Matt Dunham AP

A British student has been sentenced to 56 days in jail for posting racist tweets about a soccer player who collapsed on the pitch.

Liam Stacey pleaded guilty to "incitement to racial hatred," after he let loose a barrage of tweets that contained the n-word and crude sexual references. It all started earlier this month, when Fabrice Muamba, a soccer player, collapsed on the pitch and Stacey tweeted that he was dead, followed by "#Haha."

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2:26pm

Thu March 22, 2012
The Salt

Kitchen Calamity? Now You Can Tweet For Help

The Twitter feed @food52hotline offers confused cooks advice round the clock.
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Troubled when your creme won't brulee at 3 a.m.? Food52 Hotline can help.

The 24-hour, cooking advice Twitter feed is the brainchild of Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, two veteran New York food writers and editors who founded the site Food52.com.

The site focuses on crowdsourcing recipes and food news, so it makes sense that they would want to crowdsource cooking advice, too.

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7:58am

Wed March 21, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

Doctors' Missteps Online Can Lead To Disciplinary Action

Originally published on Wed March 21, 2012 3:01 pm

Doc, don't be caught red-faced online!
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Can your doctor really say that online?

Well, doctors can and do say all kinds of derogatory things about patients online. On the other hand, some doctors take another tack and use their computers and smartphones to ask patients out. And then there are the doctors who go online to prescribe medicines for patients they've never seen.

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6:50am

Wed March 21, 2012

6:05am

Wed March 21, 2012
The Two-Way

'Time' Magazine Is Back With Its '140 Best Twitter Feeds'

Andy's one of the best, Time says.
@acarvin

For those who like Twitter and might want to check out some highly recommended feeds, Time magazine is again out with its list of the "140 best."

Just like last year, our colleague Andy Carvin (@acarvin) is among those in the "News & Information" category.

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