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@niemanlab tweet archives

10
May
Evolution: The NYTimes curates video showing how the president’s stance on gay marriage has moved http://t.co/2lRziFMe 
 
The Economist has released its global circulation: 1.6 million digital & print readers a week http://t.co/IZydgW8J 
 
Good morning! Facebook has launched its an app store of its own called “App Center” http://t.co/o3JaWieP 
 
Revenge of the afternoon newspaper! http://t.co/cTzCfKi3 
 
9
May
“In a perverse way, the creativity of censorship evasion has made for a richer Chinese Internet.” http://t.co/6fzd7j3t 
 
Amid sales rumors, @TechCrunch gives a status update http://t.co/tRZftlhf 
 
A look at why engagement with @OGlobo iPad app shot up from a daily average of 26 minutes to an incredible 77 http://t.co/cTzCfKi3 
 
The creators of iPad app Punch! say it’s the anti-Buzzfeed, and could be a successor to Spy magazine http://t.co/RMOveGFm 
 
Q&A with Chinese official on Al Jazeera reporter’s expulsion http://t.co/q1CVEzzQ 
 
Brazil’s O Globo sees engagement skyrocket (like crazy) with a magazine-like iPad app http://t.co/cTzCfKi3 
 
Have you seen the new ad campaign from The @NYTimes? http://t.co/pgPEsJky 
 
The Netherlands net neutrality law, a first among EU nations, is official http://t.co/bHPb84D2 
 
On this date in 1754, Ben Franklin’s now-famous “Join or Die” cartoon was first published http://t.co/Yue77b9A 
 
Google’s First Amendment scholar says government can’t tell search engines how to design results. http://t.co/p6Wz5E2W 
 
Hi Boston journalists! Are you up for a smart, small-group chat about fair use on May 15? If so, email das@american.edu 
 
Is AOL looking to sell Engadget and TechCrunch? Silicon Valley reporter @sarahcuda thinks so http://t.co/gUOMnxAQ 
 
Good morning! Files from one of the Toronto Star’s most famous former reporters: Ernest Hemingway http://t.co/NkXp0cYf 
 
8
May
Like Flipboard or Zite but a paywall, Ongo tried but failed to attract subscribers http://t.co/MDfuE6Gc 
 
Readers may not be abandoning social reader apps, but publishers are adjusting expectations http://t.co/5xsrIVhy 
 
Chinese memes as slave songs of the South: “Hiding in plain sight” http://t.co/6fzd7j3t 
 
Boston journos: Want to join a smart, small-group conversation about fair use on May 11? Email das@american.edu for deets 
 
Poynter’s @mallarytenore goes deep analyzing the NYT’s new campaign to attract digital subscribers http://t.co/pgPEsJky 
 
Our Q&A with @benhuh, the Cheezburger guy, about his latest project and the future of journalism http://t.co/Xbpx2m3o 
 
The complete workflow of one iPad-toting writer http://t.co/XlYyvegw 
 
RT @megangarber: Just talked to a rep at the Lincoln Library re: the supposed Facebook patent app. “It’s a complete hoax,” he said. 
 
Abraham Lincoln filed a patent for Facebook in 1845 http://t.co/dnfT5nW9 
 
Ongo, a pan-media paywalled aggregator backed by major papers, is closing http://t.co/MDfuE6Gc 
 
The Guardian: Facebook’s own changes caused a drop in our social reader numbers http://t.co/5xsrIVhy 
 
How @hwangjeanne turned her Pinterest profile into a resume (and got a job offer) http://t.co/KjppQ6l3 
 
Since Tumblrers fancy themselves curators, it makes sense Tumblr now has its own curation effort http://t.co/7BPhsZGP 
 
Chen Guangcheng has a posse: How memes circumvent Chinese censors http://t.co/6fzd7j3t 
 
Cheezburger’s @benhuh says news orgs should think like teenagers if they want to survive http://t.co/Xbpx2m3o 
 
PSA: The Center for Public Integrity in D.C. needs a social-media manager http://t.co/Z4dfY9B4 via @NiemanLabFuego #jobs 
 
Good morning! The Atlantic’s new global biz site, Quartz, is already trying to data journalism on Twitter: @quartznews 
 
7
May
Lessons for the news industry from Super Mario (sort of) http://t.co/VLUqDSOY 
 
More than half of mobile phone users in the U.S. now have smartphones http://t.co/UmAvgtCO 
 
Milwaukee Police Department launches “The Source” website to correct media errors http://t.co/bT9qzmbr 
 
Nick Carr thinks he won the Carr-Benkler wager. Yochai Benkler explains why he doesn’t agree http://t.co/XHAEpY16 
 
Does the news industry need a system that quantifies credibility? http://t.co/VLUqDSOY 
 
The comic-strip approach by @NPR that you wouldn’t have heard on-air http://t.co/Psjq3s3J 
 
“I’m surprised it meets with Politico’s standards. It surely would not meet with ours.” http://t.co/nXhNjb1U 
 
Super Mario, cub reporter: @jesseschell on what the news industry could learn from the game industry http://t.co/VLUqDSOY 
 
Why are kids’ e-book sales surging? Partly because adults are reading them http://t.co/haYQYX89 
 
Jeff Himmelman says the @WashingtonPost killed its profile of him http://t.co/uVVBABWM 
 
On journalism survival: “Amp up storytelling and personality, because those things are irreplaceable.” http://t.co/MSIeejvj 
 
Brokaw says the White House Correspondents dinner symbolically separates the press from the public http://t.co/0T5YLMLY 
 
ABC and Univision tentatively agree to create an English-language cable TV channel for Hispanics http://t.co/m10QwfpH 
 
Good morning! As ‘60 Minutes’ gets younger, its viewers do too http://t.co/PPjO540Q 
 
6
May
This Week in Review: Parliament hits Murdoch hard, and papers’ circulation is up (or down) http://t.co/dvWTePYC 
 
Nikki Usher: “Who Needs Newspapers?” It’s fewer people than publishers seem to believe http://t.co/Ldixo2fF