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Nov. 10, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Knight digital literacy report, data reporting in Canada and eByline gets funding

The bunny’s going social: Playboy launches Scout, a geolocation app for nightlife http://nie.mn/byfSSY »

A behind the scenes look at that the making of the @WashingtonPost iPad app Woodward loves so much http://nie.mn/9vBELt »

Beyond Newsweek: Who else is doing innovative things with Tumblr? http://nie.mn/bVzWAX »

"The more we learn to involve others in what we do, the richer and more trusted our journalism will become." http://nie.mn/9WGTRH »

eByline, which connects freelancers and publishers, has raised $1.5 M in funding thanks to E.W. Scripps Company http://nie.mn/dDeRhz »

Will Google Instant Previews put a new emphasis on web design? http://nie.mn/9zxSZ7 »

Canada, "a hive of activity in Open Government and Open Data?" Yup. See what journalists are producing. http://nie.mn/a5Phab »

.@Jacobwe says @Slate goes for the sticky over the clicky in its biz model http://nie.mn/bzmsAX; more on their strategy http://nie.mn/9yKxTe »

On demand AP Guide RT @APStylebook: Draw on the knowledge of the Stylebook community by including #apstyle when you tweet a question. »

On Slate and Jacob Weisberg "The bar-none best Web editor in New York who runs a tech-backward site" http://nie.mn/cWDcyN »

Knight Commission releases new report with 4 ways to increase digital and media literacy http://nie.mn/9UsAuT »

 
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The Garrison Project wants to bridge the gap between national and local criminal justice reporting
“The story is less at [the U.S. Department of Justice] than with sheriffs and prosecutors at the local level, mostly the county level.” But how do you tell that story when local news is in decline?
Journalists are burned out. Some newsrooms are fighting back.
Keeping reporters healthy over the long term often requires both systemic and behavioral changes, and getting buy-in often isn’t easy.
Disinformation often gets blamed for swaying elections, but the research isn’t so clear
“Our belief in free will is ultimately a reason so many of us back democracy in the first place. Denying it can arguably be more damaging than a few fake news posts lurking on social media.”