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Are public media podcasts facing a “Moneyball” moment?
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Links on Twitter: Facebook loves images, Google partners with media outlets for election-mapping, 50% of our time is Media Time

How social media have changed the game for documentary filmmaking

Google partners with RealClearPolitics, Roll Call, and other outlets to map midterm election ratings

“Like my transition to multimedia reporting, what began out of necessity is starting to have its own distinct rewards.”

Study: People spend more than half their day consuming media

Amazing time-lapse video of @OpenStreetMap edits in Haiti (via @digiphile)

On Facebook, posts with images get clicked 22% more often than video posts–and 54% more often than text-only posts

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Are public media podcasts facing a “Moneyball” moment?
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