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Postcards and laundromat visits: The Texas Tribune audience team experiments with IRL distribution
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March 25, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: HuffPost goes abroad, @MayorEmanuel gets a book and Google patents doodles

Google has patented the Google Doodle. Status of Google Labradoodle patent unknown. »

"It seems safer and wiser to bet that the Web and apps will survive over the long run" »

The Saga of @MayorEmanuel goes to print, Tweets, annotations and a forward from @Biz »

A Winkelvoss rage-inducing stat: 51% of American adults are on Facebook according to survey »

The story of Shelbyville: A serialized documentary and online project on life in a small town »

Vivian Schiller: “I’m not done – I certainly plan to stay in journalism. I feel passionate about it “ »

Newsy, a curator of news video for online and apps, is expanding its programs and looking overseas »

Report: At least half the Internet users in the US who know about tablets & e-readers plan to buy one »

Mark Armstrong of #Longreads, on how his reading habits have changed »

Village Voice takes its "best of" mobile, introduces recommendation app for dining and culture »

Arianna Exports: HuffPost will launch a UK version this summer »

Google could be facing anti-trust lawsuits…from states »

Voice of San Diego comes down with a little March Madness in its latest fundraising pitch »

Looks like Twitter has quietly started testing location-targeted ads »

Has reading it later become less simple on Instapaper and Readability? »

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Postcards and laundromat visits: The Texas Tribune audience team experiments with IRL distribution
As social platforms falter for news, a number of nonprofit outlets are rethinking distribution for impact and in-person engagement.
Radio Ambulante launches its own record label as a home for its podcast’s original music
“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
“The coverage tends to be led by industry sources and often takes claims about what the technology can and can’t do, and might be able to do in the future, at face value in ways that contribute to the hype cycle.”