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Newsonomics: Could a small Google tech change mean tens of millions to news publishers? » Nieman Journalism Lab

Newsonomics: Could a small Google tech change mean tens of millions to news publishers? Whether they’d do it out of benevolence, fear of regulators, or the quest for a competitive advantage, Google could be of real service to the news industry and the broader cause of journalism. Here’s how. via Newsonomics: Could a small Google tech change mean tens of millions to news publishers? » Nieman Journalism Lab.

Report for America: a community service-based model for saving local journalism - Columbia Journalism Review

It’s time for a dramatic new approach grounded in community service. In a new report underwritten by the Ford Foundation that will be released tomorrow at Montclair State’s Engage Local conference, I attempt to draw lessons from a world not usually thought relevant to journalism: the three-decades-old movement of national and community service programs such as AmeriCorps, City Year, and Teach for America.

2015 AP Stylebook adds more than 300 new or revised entries

The Associated Press today released the 2015 edition of The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law, which includes about 300 new or revised entries. Stylebook editors worked with AP Assistant Sports Editor Oskar Garcia to completely review and update the sports chapter, with guidance and input from AP sports editor Michael Giarrusso. It includes updates on baseball, basketball, football, horse racing, soccer and winter sports. For the first time, an 85-page index has been added to the back of the Stylebook so that users can more quickly find words and definitions.

Reporters Committee apps | Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

  The Reporters Committee has published four mobile apps for iOS, Android and Kindle devices, designed to give on-the-spot resources to reporters who may have legal questions or encounter roadblocks while on assignment. All are free to download and use. First Aid, released in 2012, covers a range of issues reporters may encounter while covering the news. It was developed with support from the Stanton Foundation.