Nieman Journalism Lab
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@niemanlab archives: September 23, 2010

Vkontakte spanks Facebook in Russia 
@jkandel thanks to @mthomps
Some neat graphics on the state of the blogosphere 
Couldn’t make the Block by Block conference in Chicago? Catch it streaming live 
Peter Rojas on the Web: “It’s sort of a tragedy of the commons where the tragedy is our attention” 
New Newsonomics column: how the news biz is figuring out the middleman (Apple) 
Does your news org chase traffic or drive traffic? Reports from the field on SEO 
Trained professional, or slave to Google Trends? How some journalists think about SEO in the newsroom 
Hearst puts some skin in the game, offers “financial rewards” for employees whose ideas go into development 
Why the Apple/newspaper tiff matters so much 
Huffington on Downie slam: “We need to stop pretending that we can somehow hop into a journalistic Way Back Machine” 
Facebook signed on to Nielsen experiment meant to improve data given to online advertisers 
Traffic has increased four fold since the NYT foreign pages and the IHT integrated online to form the Times Global edition… 
Journal Register teams up with to launch a Philly-centric portal 
Len Downie says HuffPo draws traffic from “titillating gossip and sex” 
Forbes gets a Facelift 
Good morning! Twitter will launch a real-time analytics dashboard later this year