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@niemanlab archives: September 29, 2010

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@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.” http://nie.mn/9nvjwc 
 
“This is an iPhone!” – Jim Lehrer introducing .@NewsHour‘s new iPhone App http://nie.mn/cdXfd8 
 
Blogging like the blotter: focussed, concise, consistent content works well in the social media world http://nie.mn/9BpT2j 
 
Using free online tools for media production: 95% awesome. When they go wrong, though…disaster http://nie.mn/cH8iqN 
 
Good for the Future of News? Survey by Scholastic says kids are interested in eReaders http://nie.mn/dyYV5x 
 
Congrats to Globeandmail.com, NYTimes.com, Time.com–Emmy winners in the “New Approaches to News/Documentary” category http://nie.mn/aeQtmF 
 
Twitter or NASA? Scroll down to check out video of Gatorade (social media) Mission Control http://nie.mn/ajidC8 
 
The Consumerist, The Awl and Apartment Therapy make Time’s Best Blogs, Daily Kos and Mashable “overrated” http://nie.mn/d9LHrR 
 
Jobs! Sorta. Scripps fellowship for online producers, multimedia reporters, developers & designers; apply on Facebook http://nie.mn/cZPBiO 
 
The rise of ebooks, or, why you should keep your Kindle in a lead-lined box http://nie.mn/9nvjwc 
 
“It’s sort of like running a Benetton…” @dabeard on his move to the National Journal http://nie.mn/afGrcR 
 
@eric_andersen Right. The new Kindle is around $150. 
 
Interesting: iPad owners skew young, male. Kindle users attract wealthier set http://nie.mn/brkHuZ 
 
Washington Post, New York Times and Gannett pool their cash, invest in start-up news sharing service http://nie.mn/bIFUcZ 
 
“Their protests, their sit-ins, take the simple form of making things and sharing them with each other.” http://nie.mn/dv7qUm 
 
“Knight wanted to remove the barriers to trying something new” http://nie.mn/bbqEeb 
 
.@HuffingtonPost is going to bus people from NYC to DC for Jon Stewart’s “Rally to Restore Sanity” http://nie.mn/bgy1TW 
 
Couldn’t attend last week’s Block by Block conference? Catch up with the #bxb2010 video archive http://nie.mn/alFInM 
 
Just FYI: We now live in a world in which “What is Gawker?” has been a Jeopardy question. http://nie.mn/be4Ycu 
 
Good morning! Google predicts that, by 2015, display advertising will be a $50 billion market http://nie.mn/aXeouV