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Journalism Accelerator Featured Links: September 30 – October 14, 2011

Emily Harris joins the Journalism Accelerator as editorial director
Deepening capacity for the JA community, welcome Emily Harris! Veteran correspondent and conversationalist, Emily heads up editorial. Check out our blog for the rest of the story.

Inbound Writer ups the yield on outbound goods
A tool to gain “real-time social intelligence on what your audience is reading, sharing & talking about during the content creation process.”
45 independently-owned hyperlocal news sites joined forces to create Authentically Local, “a branding campaign to emphasize the importance of supporting homegrown media, stores and places.”

Block by Block Community Sites
Some of the brightest local publishers and editors of independent local startups, both for-profit and nonprofit, can be found here.

Streetfight gets in the ring to support hyperlocal publishers
A media, events and research company focused on the business of hyperlocal news networks.

Free Trainings from the Reynolds School of Business Journalism
Touting more than 10,000 journalists served, publishers can find high-quality free online training, regional workshops and useful tips. offers advice, recommendations and best practices
High-quality resource to get a fix on smart practices philanthropists are watching nonprofits bring to market.

BostonGlobe.Com Launches; Shifts To Paying Subscribers Only Oct. 1
A subscription only site, three-fourths of the newspaper’s content will now only be available on

The Seattle Times: Newsroom reorganization reflects new priorities
A new structure recognizes three key roles for the organization: creation, curation and community.

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