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MySpace, NBC News link up for elections site

A screen grab of MySpace.com. REUTERS/www.myspace.com

NEW YORK (Reuters) - News Corp’s MySpace Internet social network, NBC News and msnbc.com have launched an online hub for U.S. presidential elections coverage for younger voters.

The new site, called Decision ‘08, will be a part of MySpace’s existing Impact Channel, an area of the world’s largest social network devoted to political information and tools.

Decision ‘08 will feature news and analysis from NBC reporters as well as an interactive map with election statistics. One area of the new section will let MySpace users help report big political events.

NBC News and msnbc.com are units of NBC Universal, which is controlled by General Electric.

Reporting by Kenneth Li; Editing by Gary Hill.

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