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@niemanlab archives: April 28, 2010

Because it is…Wednesday: Meet Geocities-izer, the tool that lets websites party like it’s 1998 
Vatican Library to digitize manuscript archives using open image format (via @c4fcm) 
Love to hate them, or hate to love them? Behold, the Twitter vigilantes topped 2MM U.S. visitors in March, @comscore reports — up 1,234% since July 2009 
New from @citmedialaw: Who owns public records — and who has the right to put limits on their use? 
Washington Post politics section relaunches as a stand-alone site, takes aim at start-up competitors 
Klout raises $1.5 million to measure influence and authority on Twitter 
Apple buys Siri, a mobile assistant app, as war with Google heats up (via @alleyinsider) 
Forbes enlists @daylife to enhance its business coverage, starting with its ‘Billionaires‘ feature 
Verizon FiOS says it’s the first TV provider to offer YouTube, Internet radio on TV screen (via @iwantmedia) 
Thoughts on entrepreneurship and photojournalism, from two practitioners of the craft (via @stevebuttry) 
The UK’s Daily Telegraph wins a rare libel victory over “world’s worst tennis pro” 
The UK’s Daily Telegraph wins a rare libel victory over “world’s worst tennis pro” 
Fascinating data: our @berkmancenter friends compare the practices of political blogs on the left, right 
Via @niemanstory, Bill Keller shoots down three “perceived existential threats” to narrative writing 
Alan Rusbridger discusses paywalls, collaboration, and the “mutualized newspaper” with Charlie Rose 
If you’re interested in web design and/or info architecture, don’t miss this series (via @ryansholin) 
Good morning! Check out the WaPo politics page new look