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@niemanlab archives: September 22, 2010

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Sep
John Cook on his return to Gawker: “I think Nick Denton is going to win the Internet.” http://nie.mn/aIWAMw 
 
“There’s a role to be filled by providing simplicity, a more limited universe of choices, and information underload.” http://nie.mn/con2A2 
 
Valuable addition to @CJR: The Launch Pad asks new media publishers to blog about their startup experiences http://nie.mn/bgZTjC 
 
“You might drop in to check out the blog and then ten minutes later find yourself reading an interview from 1978.” http://nie.mn/aYW8nI 
 
Pizza! Swag bags! Code! @HacksHackers is hosting a day-long “open(source).athon” in NYC on Oct. 2 http://nie.mn/9SMckn 
 
“Collectively creating content, at a very low price”: Journal Register plans a hyperlocal site for Philly http://nie.mn/9V1bHd 
 
.@Wikipedia has a new pilot feature inviting readers to offer feedback on article quality http://nie.mn/cYRe6n 
 
Why is Facebook blue? Because Zuck is colorblind http://nie.mn/cvYQGN (via @on_the_media
 
Thinking about starting your own nonprofit news org? Check out J-Lab’s step-by-step guide http://nie.mn/bieyTg 
 
The NYT’s new opinion page: another case of app design logic applied to the web http://nie.mn/con2A2 
 
The NYT OpEd section redesign looks sharp http://nie.mn/9GG1WW (via @MarketplaceTech
 
RT @PRIResDev: .@NiemanLab @PRI has had one for a while! http://publicradiointernational.tumblr.com/ Just sayin’… 
 
Twitter has plans to start showing you ads based on who you follow http://nie.mn/deDjng 
 
Content for credit: Patch teams up with 13 j-schools http://nie.mn/9wP59Z 
 
Hey, @NPR has a Tumblr! http://npr.tumblr.com/ 
 
PSA: It’s not too late to register for the Online News Assn’s pre-conference career fair on Oct. 28 in Washington http://nie.mn/cDZsQu 
 
Yahoo’s The Upshot needs two “new bloggy thoroughbreds” to join their team of reporter-bloggers http://nie.mn/cB8bor (via @agolis
 
MySpace is undergoing a “dramatic remake” to increase its appeal to younger users http://nie.mn/9FV0wY 
 
Good morning! NYT Co. expects digital advertising revenues to increase around 14% in Q3 http://nie.mn/coH2MR