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Oct. 19, 2010, 6 p.m.

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.@TBD uses @Storify to piece together a DC nightclub death http://nie.mn/9fwwiA »

New site JunketSleuth.com puts government travel spending records online http://nie.mn/drCnZj »

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The Center for Public Integrity is set to absorb the HuffiPost Investigative Fund http://nie.mn/cHuLLe »

 
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In a corner of Brazil, local reporters are switching to government jobs and the state is achieving “media capture”
A strategy of “capturing the main professionals from the newspapers, in their respective fields of work, and thus reduce the tensions of being disturbed by the journalists every single day.” “Memory is crucial for journalism, and we are losing it.”
Focus here, not there: These are the gaps in political misinformation research
“Persistent debates about what constitutes ‘fake news’ and distinctions between other types of false information are mostly distracting.” Plus: A guide to covering misinformation without burning your news org or your readers, and a discussion of filter bubbles as not-really-a-thing.
How are paywalled news outlets preparing to serve residents in California’s mega-power shutoffs?
“If we’re going to have news that is paid for by audiences, we have to talk about the news that should never be behind paywalls.”