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@niemanlab archives: September 29, 2010

@James_daSilva You’re welcome! And, thanks! 
Atwood: “Anything that happens in social media is an extension of stuff we were already doing in some other way.” 
“This is an iPhone!” – Jim Lehrer introducing .@NewsHour‘s new iPhone App 
Blogging like the blotter: focussed, concise, consistent content works well in the social media world 
Using free online tools for media production: 95% awesome. When they go wrong, though…disaster 
Good for the Future of News? Survey by Scholastic says kids are interested in eReaders 
Congrats to,,–Emmy winners in the “New Approaches to News/Documentary” category 
Twitter or NASA? Scroll down to check out video of Gatorade (social media) Mission Control 
The Consumerist, The Awl and Apartment Therapy make Time’s Best Blogs, Daily Kos and Mashable “overrated” 
Jobs! Sorta. Scripps fellowship for online producers, multimedia reporters, developers & designers; apply on Facebook 
The rise of ebooks, or, why you should keep your Kindle in a lead-lined box 
“It’s sort of like running a Benetton…” @dabeard on his move to the National Journal 
@eric_andersen Right. The new Kindle is around $150. 
Interesting: iPad owners skew young, male. Kindle users attract wealthier set 
Washington Post, New York Times and Gannett pool their cash, invest in start-up news sharing service 
“Their protests, their sit-ins, take the simple form of making things and sharing them with each other.” 
“Knight wanted to remove the barriers to trying something new” 
.@HuffingtonPost is going to bus people from NYC to DC for Jon Stewart’s “Rally to Restore Sanity” 
Couldn’t attend last week’s Block by Block conference? Catch up with the #bxb2010 video archive 
Just FYI: We now live in a world in which “What is Gawker?” has been a Jeopardy question. 
Good morning! Google predicts that, by 2015, display advertising will be a $50 billion market