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June 18, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Ushaihidi helps create a bike map, Facebook’s revenue neared $800 million, TV users also use Web simultaneously

Nearly 40% of people use TV and the web simultaneously each week http://j.mp/d0W9wm »

Per Reuters, Facebook’s ’09 revenue neared $800 million (via @carr2nhttp://j.mp/azSiyL »

Nice. Ushahidi helps create a map of Manhattan biking info (via @kenyanpundit)http://j.mp/bIg8MV »

RT @pkafka: @NiemanLab no, not really http://j.mp/8X9qaJ »

Is YouTube up to a hush-hush local media project? http://j.mp/b7DcYz »

Per @Romenesko‘s story http://j.mp/cVSRWh on the Union-Tribune hiring: here’s the job description. It’s a doozy. http://j.mp/9AMPn1 »

 
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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.”