StraightUpSocial News Links for 8/31/2009

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Fox Livens Up Re-runs With Twitter Commentaries

MG Siegler at TechCrunch tells us that Fox TV will broadcast reruns of Fringe and Glee this week with a running Twitter commentary at the bottom of viewers’ screens.

Wikipedia Will Use Colors to Add Layers of Trust to its Articles

Stan Schroeder at Mashable clues us in to upcoming changes at Wikipedia that include the addition of color codes for newly edited text based on the author’s reputation.

The New Associated Press: You And Your iPhone

James Lewin at Podcasting News shares info about Fwix – a local news aggregator that is releasing an iPhone app that allows users to upload media to the Fwix site, with the goal of building out an AP-like local newswire.

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