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Dec. 21, 2010, 6 p.m.

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A continuum of technologically enhanced storytelling that traces back to computer-assisted reporting http://nie.mn/gKt53b »

Thanks, but no thanks: Americans say NO to online tracking by advertisers in a new poll http://nie.mn/enrCdQ »

How InvestigateWest and msnbc.com partnered on a series about rat poisons in the environment http://nie.mn/eGquCB »

Want to engage young readers on their phone? Newspapers may be wise to consider text messages http://nie.mn/fPAdZX »

HuffPo unveils NewsGlide, its new iPad app, and talks about tablet influences coming to website http://nie.mn/i0IO8u »

As we await The Daily, MediaWeek offers this graphic on Rupert Murdoch’s hits & misses with online business http://nie.mn/ihvJzR »

News of the World comes to the iPad! And will cost you more than a print subscription. http://nie.mn/ft8DcA »

The best digital makeovers of 2010? NPR, The Atlantic and the Journal Register Co. make the list http://nie.mn/fEiRum »

Meet Basetrack, an online storytelling project with photographers and marines in Afghanistan http://nie.mn/hWP6lu »

Not so fast Groupon: .@Mathewi says just because you hire writers it doesn’t mean you’re doing journalism http://nie.mn/fj1e3x »

 
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Overstory Media Group wants to provide cover (and salaries) for local journalists
Two years after a cofounder launched Victoria-based Capital Daily as a daily newsletter, Overstory will try to replicate the success. The new media group has plans to grow to 50 publications and 250 journalists by 2023.
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“When I think about the kinds of stories I want us to do more of, it’s the kind of coverage that pushes people to have the conversations that lead to real change.”
Eying a future subscription service, Twitter acquires the ad-free news startup Scroll
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