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“If you rely only on user reviews to make your purchases, you’re on your own to figure out how to synthesize dozens of discordant comments. Does one super-negative review annul numerous glowing squibs? Do 10 positive reviews mean a product is likely worth buying?” Kimberly D. Kleman
Museum down the Parkway, Philadelphia
A year ago, Philadelphia public radio station WHYY launched a new hyperlocal community news site. Here’s what they’ve learned — successes and failures — since.
The sports site wants to keep its every-fan appeal while helping writers polish their skills. Justin Ellis
In its five years, iReport has evolved from a social network into a reporting platform. Megan Garber
When a call for audience input draws 6,000 responses, Yahoo’s The Lookout turned to Tumblr as a low-friction way to post reader stories. Justin Ellis
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