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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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For print newspapers, one Florida retirement community is a better market than Atlanta, St. Louis, or Portland
For local newspapers, print circulation has collapsed for every audience except retirees. That’s why the daily paper in The Villages, Florida (metro population 129,752) prints as many copies as the one in Atlanta (metro population 6,930,423).
The Tributary, covering Florida’s largest city, will be a worker-directed nonprofit
Staffers will take part in making collective decisions about the organization, from hiring and compensation to developing the budget, along with their journalistic work.
The Los Angeles Times gets a fully staffed “burner account”
The first-of-its-kind team is offering “views, vibes, and commentary.”