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The Marshall Project, an early model for single-subject nonprofit news sites, turns five today (and got a shoutout on Jeopardy last night)
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July 8, 2009, 6:51 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Spot.Us pitch for NYT story, maximizing revenue with AdSense, newspaper on plastic bags

New pitch at Spot.Us seeks reader funding for travel/science piece to be published in New York Times http://tr.im/roGv »

As @mogross observes, Pandora’s new freemium model is worth studying, though not easy to replicate for news http://tr.im/rpt2 »

Why don’t web reporters want to sell their own ads? ASSME asked them http://tr.im/rpvZ »

A wonderfully thorough guide to maximizing your revenue from Google AdSense http://tr.im/roK1 »

NYT couldn’t make it to #sunvalley, so they’re running tweets by rivals that could http://tr.im/rqbH Here: http://tr.im/rqbL »

Love this: Russian newspaper prints on plastic bags at grocery store http://tr.im/roKD »

 
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