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  • Interesting thread. At VTDigger.org, collaboration sometimes saves us money (we share resources) or it gives us access to a new audience (marketing), but as for money … we hope to make $12,000 this year on distributing content (weekly news briefs, radio soundbites). That might partially pay for our part-time copyeditor’s salary and represent…[Read more]

  • CoverItLive was pretty straightforward for our web designer to install. We used the liveblogging tool for the 2010 gubernatorial race in Vermont. We let readers know in advance when we would begin the live coverage. About five of us contributed content. Three people were stationed at the Republican headquarters and two of us were at the Democratic…[Read more]

  • Addendum. VTDigger.org has only used CoverItLive in an election application. I like the suggestions from JA re: more regular usage as a way to get readers involved on a more frequent basis, or using it to cover conferences. The trick there is to have a dedicated page on your site that readers are aware of, [...]

  • CoverItLive was pretty straightforward for our web designer to install. We used the liveblogging tool for the 2010 gubernatorial race in Vermont. We let readers know in advance when we would begin the live coverage. About five of us contributed content. Three people were stationed at the Republican headquarters and two of us were at [...]

  • The forum was very helpful. Thanks so much for putting it together! I wasn’t able to participate on the second two days because I was drowning on the news desk, but I plan to go back and reexamine with more care the suggestions that came together. I saw a number of tech and collaborative opportunities [...]