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Nieman Journalism Lab
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@niemanlab archives: August 28, 2009

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About that huge, wonderful, costly Katrina story: Is the Times selling it short by not providing a summary? http://tr.im/xnBm 
 
How to make your eyes twinkle and other tips for shooting video of yourself on http://tr.im/xnbN 
 
How expensive was this weekend’s NYT Magazine cover story? Very. We crunch the numbers and explain who paid http://tr.im/xmEm 
 
Here’s a far-out idea that could support journalism in the public domain: $100 artistic freedom vouchers http://tr.im/xlKl 
 
Authorities searched Google’s offices in Italy as part of a (bewildering) complaint by newspapers there http://tr.im/xlB9 
 
@felixsalmon But think of the page views! 
 
@threewickets Well, I can’t say for sure, but the way that sentence is worded suggests they mean clickthroughts to external, not BBC, sites. 
 
Business Week measures user engagement: number of comments per piece of content. It’s up to 34. Goal is 100 http://tr.im/xlfx 
 
Good morning! After ramping up external links, BBC sees 10-12 million clickthroughs a month to other sites http://tr.im/xlb9