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@niemanlab archives: September 17, 2010

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@Megan True! And re: name, the feature’s coded in WP as “relatedPostsBox.” But we’re fans of “sideways pop-up thingy.” Or, on Twitter: SPUT. 
 
@Megan Thanks for noticing! Though we prefer to think of it as simply “adopting a good idea”… :) 
 
From Pew’s big study to Twitter’s big redesign, it’s been a big week in future-of-news land. Our wrap-up: http://nie.mn/cwjQwx 
 
“Those Wacky Teen-Agers and Their Crazy Fads”: NYT’s 1995 review of “Hackers” http://nie.mn/9OGqW2 (via @davewiner
 
Future-of-journalism buzzwords, visualized http://nie.mn/cRggJK 
 
Now, you can be told that “Resident Evil: Afterlife” is a bad movie by friends as well as critics http://nie.mn/c2FKLm 
 
The smart way to start a blog network http://nie.mn/aijLDq 
 
The number of visits to @boingboing referred by Twitter has doubled in two months, @Beschizza says 
 
Fun fact: In 1930, the U.S. Senate considered a ban on dial telephones http://nie.mn/9aFEH3 (via @kleinmatic
 
RT @jackshafer: RT @gettingitwrong: Explaining NPR’s ‘dibs list’ for guests on news shows it produces http://n.pr/aoss0c Surprisingly candid 
 
The Future of Journalism: a series of highly scientific Wordles http://nie.mn/cRggJK 
 
LOVE this. For contributions to its brilliant #techcanon list http://nie.mn/c8UcA6, @TheAtlanticTech built a form http://nie.mn/chbVsx 
 
Proposed: “the more local or hyperlocal the news, the less important it is to get it right away” http://nie.mn/bmGeqx 
 
FYI RT @joemurph: The WSJ wants to hire an interactive graphic artist. Skills: Illustrator, HTML, CSS, Flash, JS. Ask @demetria_g for more~ 
 
Blog networks are in the air this week. Here’s some advice on running a good one, from a veteran http://nie.mn/aijLDq 
 
iPads are now for sale, officially, in five Latin American countries and China http://nie.mn/aJeU4X 
 
This Week in Review is live: http://nie.mn/cwjQwx 
 
WPP to create an “electronic wallet” for content-purchasing across a range of sites http://nie.mn/cfnlRR (via @iwantmedia
 
Today in Admirable Openness: Head of now-defunct startup NewsTilt http://nie.mn/cuGdCJ explains what went wrong http://nie.mn/9o63iE 
 
Good morning! CNN teams up with J-schools around the world to start “iReport University” http://nie.mn/bwpVe4