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July 1, 2009, 6:39 p.m.

Links on Twitter: NPR crowdsources with Flickr, charging for WSJ’s iPhone app, linguistic analysis of retweets

Why NPR turned its camera on the audience at a Senate hearing, and how its own crowd is writing the caption http://tr.im/qudz »

What happens when the bank owns your local newspaper? http://tr.im/qsc9 That’s where lots of indebted papers are headed. »

The Wall Street Journal wants to know: Would you pay for their iPhone app? http://tr.im/qsi9 (Reconsidering plans to charge?) »

In the top 50 U.S. markets, local newspaper sites reach twice the audience as local TV sites http://tr.im/qs2W »

Linguistic analysis finds retweets use more complex, novel, and social language than tweets in general http://tr.im/qsxn »

 
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Here’s what ProPublica learned about managing a collaboration across hundreds of news organizations
“Since the project began in 2017, we received more than 6,000 submissions, gathered hundreds of public records on hate crimes, and published more than 230 stories.”
People who are given correct information still misremember it to fit their own beliefs
Plus: “There is no bygone era of a well-informed, attentive public. What we have had in lieu of a well-informed citizenry is what might be termed a ‘load-bearing’ myth — the myth of the attentive public.”
This is how Report for America ended up funding a community Wikipedia editor (!) at a library (!!)
“Do something different and do it together.”