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ProPublica’s new “50 states” commitment builds on a decade-plus of local news partnerships
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Sept. 25, 2009, 6:03 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Reasons for a print-only story, community newspaper publishers in good spirits, over-the-top social media at Vanity Fair

Print readers are happy and web readers won’t notice: Very interesting reasons for keeping a story offline http://tr.im/zKnB »

It’s not just the web that’s growing as a medium for American news consumption. Radio, too http://tr.im/zHNI »

It’s a cheery bunch at the annual meeting of community newspaper publishers, and they’re not into paywalls http://tr.im/zJX1 »

Very cool but also very obtrusive ad on the New York Times website this morning. @pkafka‘s got the video: http://tr.im/zJuc »

Thanks for your suggestions of journo-tweeters! Very helpful. Keeping track of your replies here: http://twitter.com/NiemanLab/favorites »

You can share Vanity Fair stories on Kaboodle, Plurk, and My NASA, but how much is too much social media? http://tr.im/zK3P »

 
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