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Jan. 29, 2010, 5:56 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Geek squad founder says startups should go ‘pure mobile,’ Time Warner to deliver interactive ads, AOL launches citizen journalism project

Journalism startups should “go pure mobile” Geek squad founder says. Worry about a computer application later http://j.mp/8fNV9T »

Young readers wish the Kindle had photos, color and a touchscreen. If only that product existed…http://j.mp/dxcn3E »

Time Warner Cable plans to deliver localized interactive ads to 7 million homes this year http://j.mp/bqBsBX »

AOL’s Seed shepherds a citizen journo project for Spinner: 6 weeks, 2,000 SXSW band profiles, $50 per item http://j.mp/aAPeB4 »

Hoping for an iTunes effect on print media, president of Conde Nast Digital calls iPad a “game-changer” http://j.mp/awvSAc »

Online ad spending expected to rise 8.9% in 2010. Newspaper ads to drop 5%, magazines 3% http://j.mp/bDgYbt »

 
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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.”