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First Backfence, now Newsvine gets a bucket of money. They’re not focusing on local, but they sound like they’re tinkering with something akin to our Daily You

Also, a good overview of the new world order from The Deal.

UPDATE: Pajamas Media gets $3.5 million.

Mike Orren is the Chief Product Officer of The Dallas Morning News; President of Belo Business Intelligence; husband to Crystal Orren; and a Mungarian at Munger Place Church in Dallas, TX. All opinions herein are mine alone.