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    Archives: June 2013

    The rise and fall of a narcotweeter, how to build an online community, and when fact-checking backfires: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
    By recruiting freelancers into an organized corps with a targeted mission, The Lens has improved oversight and accountability on charter school boards.
    Brazilians and Americans like to talk about the news online, apparently. Germans and Brits keep to themselves.
    “Journalists must, I believe, be more agile, more open, more listening, and more willing to work as teams, take chances and improvise, if they are to succeed.” Joshua Benton
    But the bigger news is that the News Challenge “may be finished” as Knight looks for better ways to identify fundable innovation ideas in journalism, media, and communities. Joshua Benton
    We have an opening for a staff writer in our Cambridge newsroom. Joshua Benton
    The Hawaii news site is looking to organizations like the Texas Tribune to get beyond its subscription-based business model.