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Aug. 9, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: TBD launches its local news site, Ushahidi launches Crowdmap, Forbes launches HuffPo-style blogging initiative

Journal Register Company finishes Q2 ahead of its $12M earnings goal, on track to share profits with its employees http://j.mp/d1Rmq9 »

Exciting: @Ushahidi launches Crowdmap, a free, quick-to-install, easy-to-use version of the platform http://j.mp/bJJiNz »

More Google news, via @jilliancyork: the company is beginning an extensive recruitment campaign in China http://j.mp/cjgKtZ »

Here it is, from @googlepubpolicy: "A Joint Policy for an Open Internet" http://j.mp/9gB5UF »

Forbes to enlist HuffPo-style unpaid bloggers. Others will be paid based on traffic stats http://j.mp/9EE0Rf »

Working on a journalism project in Philly? Apply for one of 10 $5K grants http://j.mp/dpAeG7 »

How @TBD got its name: "We were just cursed." http://j.mp/97UpzO »

Betting against the atom: Dorchester Publishing goes all-digital http://j.mp/9oKxJ4 »

 
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The Marshall Project is experimenting with snail mail to reach incarcerated people
For the first time, the nonprofit newsroom is offering readers the opportunity to “mail this story to your loved one in prison.”
News organizations that want journalists to engage with their audience may be setting them up for abuse
“They’re not reaching out to these people with story ideas. They’re just telling them, ‘You suck and you’re ugly and you’re biased and your hair sucks.'”
With The Recast, Politico looks to redefine who counts as a ‘politico’
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