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    With its Facebook Watch news show, Alabama’s Reckon wants to make a national audience care about local news
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    Links on Twitter: Newshour publishes on Tumblr during hack, SF Chronicle launches iPad app and Twitter’s legal strategy in Britain

    Want to understand the debt ceiling? The Washington Post has a neat video graphic explainer

    How Twitter is carefully trying to navigate British privacy laws

    Why the CEO of Cheezburger says the design of news doesn’t meet the way we consume it

    The NYT is offering readers who get free access through Lincoln an iPad subscription for only $35

    What do you do when you’re offline? Tips on publishing news when your site’s down

    What’s it like inside Tumblr? Founder David Karp shares a day in the life

    The British Library is continuing on with its plan to digitize newspapers

    The founder of reservation service Open Table is launching a community information and events network

    How do you review Brook Gladstone’s graphic novel about the media? In a comic, of course.

    NYU is holding a summer conclave on money, tools and community in hyperlocal journalism

    Main Street Connect is launching 32 new local news sites in New York tomorrow

    The NYT’s @ lessons on reporting and tech from covering the tornado aftermath in Joplin

    The SF Chronicle has launched its iPad app, free for now, and $5.99 a month after 30 days

    PSA: The Boston Globe is looking for a newsroom developer

    London-based Unbound is applying the Kickstarter model to raise money and publish books

    Rolling Stone Publisher Jann Wenner says magazines rushing to the iPad are admitting defeat

    While PBS sites were dealing with this weekend’s hacking, Newshour published on Tumblr

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    With its Facebook Watch news show, Alabama’s Reckon wants to make a national audience care about local news
    More Facebook Watch news shows are on the way — but is the effort worth it for all local publishers?
    There’s a big difference between the number of people who worry about fake news and who say they’ve actually seen it
    Plus: Facebook looks to hire “news credibility specialists,” and Reuters tries to figure out if highly partisan sites are gaining traction in and outside the U.S. (it looks as if they’re not).
    After years of growth, the use of social media for news is falling across the world
    But messaging apps are picking up the slack, the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism finds in its 2018 Digital News Report.