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    And we even pay! The deadline to apply is March 2.
    The small Vancouver news site is offering seven weekend courses, ranging in price from $195 to $395, to engage readers and increase revenue.
    Once Mignon Fogarty developed a formula for an engaging five-minute podcast, extensions into other formats and other subjects came naturally.
    The new approach: “We will be posting comments that help to illuminate the story; that provide history and context and perspective that will guide New Haven Independent readers to a more thorough understanding of what is going on.”
    The nonprofit news site is one of the first to try Apple’s new app to compile its writing, photos, videos, and more into an ebook.
    Around the world, Roskilde University’s Rasmus Kleis Nielsen argues, it’s common for newspapers to be viewed as the political tools of their owners. A sale of The Philadelphia Inquirer might be a sign that a similar model is on the march in the United States.
    Plus: Where tech journalism is headed, the AP’s newest copyright battle, news sites’ advertising struggles, and the rest of this week’s media/tech news.
    Publisher David Jacobs says he has no interest in the web — at least not until someone else figures out a business model for it.