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@niemanlab archives: April 19, 2010

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Apr
Amazon exec: “In a lot of respects, teaching a customer to pay ten dollars for a digital book is a great accomplishment.” http://j.mp/9UrgL3 
 
NPR’s API has handled nearly 5 billion story requests over last 6 months; in March, it delivered over 1.1 billion stories http://j.mp/avQd9q 
 
The WePad takes on the iPad with the support of European publishers http://j.mp/dxbsmE 
 
Congrats to @niemanlab staffers present + past @megangarber and @zseward for being Mirror Award finalists http://j.mp/bdLF1r 
 
Update on @ProPublica‘s Reporting Matchmaker service (http://j.mp/buEpIm): It’s now connected 140 sources to journalists http://j.mp/9Hw4El 
 
If WSJ’s New York edition is successful, Murdoch and co. are poised to expand the concept into other areas of the country http://j.mp/9UiOtI 
 
Video: Vivian Schiller on NPR’s new Public Media Platform, the Argo project, and the org’s reporting priorities http://j.mp/ci8vxy 
 
Carbon…twitprint? Per one estimate, every tweet emits about 0.02 grams of C02 into the atmosphere (via @mathewi) http://j.mp/aYIdcD 
 
CNN integrates programming content into ads to retain viewers during commercial breaks http://j.mp/9GHiXB 
 
Aol opens beta testing for Advertising.com’s “Ad Desk,” a self-serve display sales option http://j.mp/a8Ntcv 
 
Say hello to Climate Desk, a collaboration among @Atlantic_Online @CIRonline @grist @motherjones @PBS @slate @wired http://j.mp/bqtC3d 
 
HuffPost launches HuffPost Hill, “a one stop shop newsletter for all things DC” http://j.mp/an2k2e 
 
If he had the Pentagon Papers today, Ellsberg wouldn’t send them to the press; he’d “put them on the Internet” http://j.mp/aog11n 
 
Norwegian paper starts Craigslist-like site to facilitate ride-sharing for stranded travelers (via @jeffjarvis) http://j.mp/9WKF5I 
 
Good morning! Rolling Stone re-launches its website…with a paywall http://j.mp/94URHc