Nieman Journalism Lab
Nieman Journalism Lab
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@niemanlab archives: September 28, 2010

How lawful is aggregation? Are bloggers liable for libel? If you’ve ever wondered, you should probably know about this 
Of online news and Big Macs 
“What we’re finding is the simpler the story, the more it resonates with average people.” 
“It’s a magazining of web content beyond anything we might have expected.” 
Make of this what you will: Twitter now gets more traffic than MySpace 
Knight Foundation plans to cover costs for non profit news orgs to use Press+ pay platform 
Imitation in the news: how what we consume is like McDonalds 
“There’s this desperate need for information and scrutiny” 
Check-in, Danno: to offer Foursquare-like check-ins for watching your favorite shows 
Who is Ken Jautz? The new head of CNN discovered Glenn Beck, made Nancy Grace a star 
Facebook researchers figured out a way to predict your ethnicity 
Congratulations @ONA Journalism Award finalists! 
An invaluable resource on media law in the Internet age, from the smarties at @berkmancenter 
Genius! David Simon is among the winners of this year’s MacArthur fellowships 
Good morning! Per @nicknotned, “a Facebook edition could be Gawker’s future”