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With $2.2 million in new funding from Knight, ProPublica will increase its Get Involved network, measure the success of news apps, and hold trainings for journalists.
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With lots of people on the web are using its images without credit or payment, Getty is betting that allowing broader free use can help the bottom line more than it harms it. But watch out: Ads may be on the way. Joshua Benton
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As the pro-sharing license celebrates its 10th birthday, the nonprofit outlet says encouraging republication has meant more than 4 million extra pageviews on its stories so far this year. Richard Tofel and Scott Klein
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Open-source may be hip, but an awful lot of cultural baggage can get in the way of newsrooms adopting it.
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Gage Skidmore is probably behind some of the photos of Republican politicians you’ve seen online. He shoots for credit, not for money.
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A few months back, a photographer said Wired was misusing Creative Commons-licensed images on its (for-profit) site. Joshua Benton
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The complexities of sharing: Does “noncommercial” mean not-for-profit? The absence of ads? Or simply that you’re not selling the work someone else is giving away?
March 23, 2011
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