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@niemanlab archives: April 2, 2010

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Apr
Because it’s Friday: Crowdsourcing! Reader engagement! Interactivity! Peeps! http://j.mp/9AbCo2 
 
Yahoo! News debuts editor’s note–”appearing each Friday to comment on the week’s major news stories” http://j.mp/bNEraD 
 
Craigslist, BoingBoing, Twitter leaders comment on the iPad, control v. openness, potential for magazines http://j.mp/cqXCr5 
 
Political cartoonist @TedRall is going to Afghanistan–funded by @kickstarter and 200 supporters http://j.mp/avQJ1s 
 
Twitter’s search page now orders first three tweets by popularity, rather than by time http://j.mp/9jnzdr 
 
Clay Shirky on the collapse of the complex biz model: figure out simplicity and you’ll get to decide the future http://j.mp/bEXqMb 
 
Stephen Colbert reviews the iPad: just like the iPhone, you can’t make calls with it! Ba dum bum http://j.mp/a3xiVm 
 
Crediting a recent redesign, Salon’s traffic up 35% in March 2010 over 2009, Q1 traffic up 22% over last year http://j.mp/aLwpWS 
 
“Strong community engagement will be everyone’s job. But it will also be the job of my team.” http://j.mp/cNENUj 
 
This week in review: iPad skeptics cropping up, Murdoch makes paywall move, and a Chatroulette for the news http://j.mp/dd9lFQ 
 
Good morning! Facebook introduces Community Pages http://j.mp/bb8sOA