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SheBooks launches with contests and stable of writers

Shebooks launched Jan. 2 and now has 12 e-books and some top rankings in Amazon's hot releases.

Silicon Hills crowdfunds print magazine overshot its Kickstarter funding goal and will launch a print magazine at the SXSW Interactive conference in Austin.

BOXX makes its match with crowdfunding

Tasked with raising $2,000 to leverage a matching amount, Boxx Magazine has turned to GoFundMe and to Eventbrite to help make the match.


News Chops Report

News Chops

Nola Vie partners with public radio

Public broadcasters are finding new ways to engage in more local journalism, especially more investigative and enterprise journalism, than ever before. See how New Orleans does it.

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Carolina Public Press partners with all media in the state

CPP spearheads investigations, trains journalists from around the state, and shares content across the board with any news organization that wants it.

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2010 Winners

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Read the Jun. 29, 2010 press release.

Sharon LitwinRenee Peck NolaVie
Sharon Litwin and
Renee Peck

NolaVie Logo New Orleans’ vibrant culture will take center stage with NolaVie, an unusual public/private partnership to cover arts and culture.

Kelby Carr Investigative Mommy Blogger
Kelby Carr

Investigative Mommy BloggerA team lead by social media expert Kelby Carr will focus on investigations using a network of mom bloggers.

Retha Hill Mobile Black History Project
Retha Hill

Mobil Black History AppUsing mobile technology to bring black history to the forefront, starting with historic sites in Washington, D.C.

Kim BoxSusan Lyte King Parent Pathway
Kim Box and
Susan Lyte King

Parent Pathway Blog An organization devoted to the idea of arming parents with information on how to handle the treacherous waters of substance abuse.


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