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This Week in Civic Media: Transborder Disturbances, Understanding Check-Ins, and Civic Tools Videos

Events This Week

Civic Tools Videos

From the blogs


  • Wisconsin politicians accused of abusing sunshine laws to silence U. of Wisc. professor

The future of news will feature a cat and a mouse

  • @nytimes paywall not only defeated with now-famous four lines of code but with cache-clearing and auto-Tweets
  • Politico demonstrates value of long memory, to the tune of $125 million worth of nuthin’ on health care info:

Knight News Challenge

  • With what must be neurosurgeon-like calm, 364 Knight News Challenge applications narrowed to just 75 semi-finalists