Putting blogging to the test
I've been following the mixup over Scoble's meeting at Amazon, from a distance.
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Annette Nwabeke / KERA News:
North Texas public radio station KERA plans to buy the Denton Record-Chronicle, which will become a nonprofit, with help from the National Trust for Local News
The McCormick Foundation awards $5.1M in total to Block Club Chicago, Capitol News Illinois, and Injustice Watch, plus $2.4M for a Medill local news accelerator
Michael Cavna / Washington Post:
A look at the fate of US comics pages, as Lee Enterprises says its newspapers will cut back to “a half-page of comics” and shift to a “uniform set of offerings”
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