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Postcards and laundromat visits: The Texas Tribune audience team experiments with IRL distribution
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Sept. 16, 2009, 6:52 p.m.

Links on Twitter: CNNMoney’s video strategy, Indy Star’s iPhone app automates sending them photos, ProPublica hiring a blogger

The video strategy at CNNMoney, which served 17m streams in August, is to “amplify” rather than “echo” text http://tr.im/yRti »

Got any confidential sources in Gmail? The question is: Should journalists trust Google with their data? http://tr.im/yRlo »

Indy Star’s iPhone app has “take photo” feature that sends your pics straight to them http://tr.im/ySTI (HT @usatinteractive»

Huffington Post claiming 23 million unique visitors last month, which would likely top the New York Times http://tr.im/yTJ7 »

RT @ericumansky: ProPublica is hiring a blogger http://bit.ly/DJjbg »

 
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