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Postcards and laundromat visits: The Texas Tribune audience team experiments with IRL distribution
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Feb. 1, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Google and Twitter team up, redesign rollout at Gawker sites and a comp. journalism reading list

Assessing Patch and its effect on hyperlocal journalism »

Is it time for news organizations to speak in favor of Net Neutrality? »

Interested in computer science and journalism? Jonathan Stray presents a computational journalism reading list »

CitizenTube has a constantly updated collection of videos coming from Egypt »

"Why did you do this to me? Change is scary!" Jalopnik among the first with new layout from Gawker Media »

Post-script: The @Niemanstory editors’ roundtable examine’s Time’s coverage of the AZ shootings »

Americans love TV, then the Internet, and somewhere down the line, books, according to survey »

USAToday and IRE team-up to offer analysis-ready Census data to members »

Is working in "the salt mines of the aggregator" the new "paying your dues" in journalism? »

CSI: API – ProPublica is offering up its state and county level data on medical examiners in the US »

Project, the iPad magazine, has seen some success at $2.99, editors say »

Al Jazeera English is using ScribbleLive to get updates out of Egypt quickly »

Can we glean lessons on The Daily (and News Corp) from iGuide, a digital product that didn’t make it? »

Readability wants users to read later, and publishers get to get a cut »

How Google and Twitter teamed up to use voicemail to get Tweets out of Egypt »

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Postcards and laundromat visits: The Texas Tribune audience team experiments with IRL distribution
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“So much of podcast music is background, feels like filler sometimes, but with our composers, it never is.”
How uncritical news coverage feeds the AI hype machine
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