Kids Won’t Read Investigative Journalism — But Maybe They’ll Play a Videogame With the Same Message

The Center for Investigative Reporting pours what it knows about school lunches into the App Store.
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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About News on the Web, Which Will Take You Two Days to Watch

A massive, 50-hour-plus oral history of the way the Web has radically overhauled the news and the news business.
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The Best Tech News Site That Isn’t a Tech News Site That Didn’t Exist Yesterday

Techmeme Heds — that’s @nottechmeme to you — is the best thing to show up on the Web in the last 21 hours.
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ATD Week in Review: Facebook Gets More Twittery and Kara’s Open Letter to Jeff Bezos

The week in AllThingsD, in one convenient post. You’re welcome!
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Instagram Adds Web Embedding in Bid for Real-Time Relevance

Your move, Twitter.
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Viral Video: In Which I Am Impressed by the Jazz Hands of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer

Sparkle, Internet execs, sparkle!
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Media Matters to Startups at Matter Demo Day

Graduation day for the inaugural class of San Francisco media accelerator Matter featured six startups pitching products to major venture capital firms and angels.
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Creating Content

Journalistic integrity boils down to the individual, and if someone’s willing to be corrupted, it’s probably not just the possibility of a job in the industry that’s a problem.

Elizabeth Spiers, talking to the Content Strategist about tech reporters who go on to work in tech, sometimes for the companies they cover

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Matter Accelerator Announces First Class of Media Startups

Matter, an accelerator centered around for-profit media entrepreneurship, announced today the first six startups that will receive a $50,000 investment and three months of mentorship in San Francisco. The startups are: YouTube analytics platform ChannelMeter, news discovery app InkFold, citizen watchdog-journalism project OpenWatch, text-to-audio newsreader SpokenLayer, video playlist builder/broadcaster Station Creator, and “interactive storytelling” project Zeega. Matter’s partners and backers include the Knight Foundation, KQED and PRX. Its CEO, Corey Ford, spoke with AllThingsD in December about those partners and the accelerator’s goals.

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