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Sept. 14, 2009, 7:22 p.m.

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Drawing on ten years of expertise, the Texas Tribune wants to coach you on its money-making lessons
“People just want to learn a playbook. At the high level, it’s motivational, but at the grassroots level, it’s answering what do your proposals look like, what does your budget look like, how are you talking to donors and members.”
Why liberal satire and conservative outrage are both responses to mainstream media — but with very different powers
“Does satire have a liberal bias? Sure. Satire has a liberal psychological bias. But the only person who can successfully harness the power of satire is the satirist. Not political strategists. Not a political party. Not a presidential candidate.”
$400 a year too steep for you? The Information will now sell mere mortals an app for $30 a year
The app is for “consumers who want to be plugged into the big tech stories without searching through Twitter or watered-down general news sites.”