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Here’s Chalkbeat’s vision for local education news by 2025
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Dec. 20, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: NPR experiments with Storify, NYT commenters on how to fix comments and new jobs on the horizon

Yes Virginia, there are more journalism job postings. »

NYT public editor turns over column on comments to commenters with suggestions for improving comments »

Can’t get enough Ngrams from Google? Luckily there’s a Tumblr for that (h/t .@Zseward) »

Time and authors of "What I Eat" present a slideshow "Around the World via a Day’s Worth of Food" »

NPR is experimenting with Storify (on Tumblr) today to monitor the fallout from the election in Belarus »

Hope for the future? "Groupon really functions like a newspaper" »

Turns out you can game’s most emailed story list with a little help from friends »

Patch continues to grow, now with more bylines from experienced journalists »

Technical issues make selling Delicious not that easy, former employee says. Saving it is another story »

In 2010 the Internet surpassed newspapers as the second biggest ad medium behind TV, report says »

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Here’s Chalkbeat’s vision for local education news by 2025
The network’s pitch to local funders: “By the time the school reforms reached their zenith, there was not a single local education reporter dedicated to covering them.”
The New York Times shutters NYT en Español after three years: “It did not prove financially successful”
NYT en Español’s founding editorial director called the decision “extremely short-sighted,” and many others who’d worked on the product or read and followed it expressed their disappointment.
Nonprofit news outlets aren’t relying as heavily on foundations — but journalism philanthropy continues to grow
“Nonprofit news organizations have much in common even if their scope or mission differs. Their journalistic missions are shaped largely by the gaps they are trying to fill — investigative at the state, national and global level; more general news at the local level.”