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From newsroom to newsletter: How local journalists are DIYing important coverage via email
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Oct. 29, 2010, 6:30 p.m.

Links on Twitter: ONA10 goes live, the new journalism ecosystem and Texas Tribune in the New York Times

Political dollars go old school: Campaigns spend less on digital, more on traditional media this year http://nie.mn/bKTltY »

Per a note on its #ONA10 live-blog page, @Poynter is partnering with @ONA to collaborate on training, events, content http://nie.mn/9xMf7G »

It’s more than dropping circulation leading print reporters to get on the online news bandwagon http://nie.mn/bhwPFh »

The new journalism ecosystem: Non-profit and investigative startups http://nie.mn/buWWsy »

Recommendation! Publishers investing in “You might be interested in” widgets to help traffic http://nie.mn/9SOIOp »

RT @publici: Proud to announce that we’re joining the @publicinsight network with @CIRonline & @ProPublica: http://ow.ly/31vgs »

WSJ planning election night live online coverage from newsroom with real-time reports from the field http://nie.mn/9Vrdjh »

Texas Tribune content debuts in New York Times http://nie.mn/c1sxdE »

Couldn’t make it to #ONA10? Watch the livestream, beginning with today’s keynote http://nie.mn/bneHvq »

 
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