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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.


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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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Teresa Puente Bio

Teresa Puente has been a member of the full-time journalism faculty at Columbia College Chicago since the fall of 2006, and previously taught journalism and communications at a university in Guadalajara, Mexico. She joined the editorial board of the Chicago Sun-Times in October 2007, and writes editorials and a twice monthly column. A native of Chicago, Puente formerly worked as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune as well as for newspapers in California. She started her career at Hispanic Link News Service in Washington, D.C., in 1991. Puente has written extensively on urban affairs and immigration, and she is a recipient of the Studs Terkel Award given by the Community Media Workshop in Chicago.

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