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In this month’s newsletter, you’ll hear about how KALW, KCUR and WFAE are using radio, social media and their local community to tell stories, highlights from our final Knight Foundation conference and take a peek into Jesse Thorn's digital life. Have something to share for next month? Let us know – email kpodbielski@npr.org or tweet us a hello @NPRDS.

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The spotlight was on Tampa in August for the Republican National Convention. The news team at WUSF ran full throttle with on-air and online coverage, from the days before the convention, through the hurricane scare and the week of the convention itself. The result? The station broke all its previous website records.