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From newsroom to newsletter: How local journalists are DIYing important coverage via email
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June 28, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: HuffPo launches citizen journalism-driven concert blog, Project Canvas gets the green light, Poynter makes a tech-to-journ dictionary

AOL’s SXSW project, extended version: HuffPo launches a citizen journ-driven concert blog http://j.mp/bsrXfp »

How to talk tech: @jenny8lee‘s useful glossary of journogeek terminology http://j.mp/aPiCZS »

Rolling Stone criticized for its web strategy on McChrystal scoop, but at the newsstands it’s doing great http://j.mp/a99yLf »

Project Canvas (the UK’s web-connected, on-demand TV platform) is green-lighted and expected to launch in 2011 http://j.mp/ansF7s »

Pageviews, on the wane? MSNBC.com’s new single-page redesign places its bets on large, customizable ads http://j.mp/9JCFGt »

Digg founder says Google soon to launch a Facebook competitor called "Google Me" http://j.mp/aj9brT »

PolitiFact Rhode Island joins the fact-checking project’s network of state sites http://j.mp/bMgRy0 »

 
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From newsroom to newsletter: How local journalists are DIYing important coverage via email
Just as blogging allowed a new cadre of journalists to work outside established news organizations in the early 2000s, the email newsletter boom has done the same in local communities. “This is more than 40 hours a week for far less than minimum wage. To be frank, it’s exhausting. I only do it because it’s so important.”
Apple should do for news in Safari on mobile what Google has done for news in Chrome
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The Washington Post now offers 20 weeks of paid parental leave; here’s what other U.S. news orgs provide
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