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@niemanlab archives: May 3, 2011

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May
Tracing the steps that led to the discovery of the man who live-tweeted the death of Osama bin Laden http://nie.mn/kTIclA 
 
What does it take to make court transparent? A few MacBooks, a camcorder, Livestream and patience http://nie.mn/mfS9Ca 
 
“Video is now more Google-friendly” – How @PBS transcribed and tagged its video for better search http://nie.mn/la42sh 
 
Popular on Twitter: Advice on photos of Osama’s body, TV sales slide and The Situation Room Meme http://nie.mn/iE5BGA 
 
According to the ABC the number of e-editions from the top newspapers rose around 20 percent http://nie.mn/myXIwM 
 
The Knight Foundation has donated $100,000 to the international Media Legal Defense Initiative http://nie.mn/kvQSKa 
 
Handy: The Atlantic went through the trouble of IDing all the people in the Situation Room photo http://nie.mn/lXYFQq 
 
PSA: @MinnPost is looking for an assistant web editor http://nie.mn/kN0NtY 
 
Here’s some of the satellite images The Birmingham News is using in its tornado coverage http://nie.mn/k3F8Gu 
 
Transparency TV: Knight News Challenge winner OpenCourt has begun livestreaming court cases http://nie.mn/mfS9Ca 
 
See how times (and tech) has changed in Slate’s slideshow for World Press Freedom Day http://nie.mn/ikvs8M 
 
Want a shot at reporting on issues in the developing world? The Guardian has a contest for you http://nie.mn/lKTFDU 
 
Interesting: Contrast this National Post/Foursquare “polling” with the results of Canada’s election http://nie.mn/lWzY5P 
 
The more you know: NPR’s insight & research team on the importance of having data on your audience http://nie.mn/mcuwhm 
 
PBS just got more Google-friendly thanks to transcripts of more than 2,000 hours of video http://nie.mn/la42sh 
 
Sans Sullivan: The Atlantic registers some of its highest traffic yet after losing The Daily Dish http://nie.mn/kkYTZx 
 
A study in how suspicious quotes, including that quote attributed to MLK, spread fast on the Internet http://nie.mn/lG20rk 
 
How neat is this? The NYT has a graphic (you can add to) on the mood after the death of Osama http://nie.mn/ltAm6p 
 
In the Plex: Eric Schmidt offers a little insight on how hiring works at Google http://nie.mn/jKP0Ak 
 
A West Coast freelancers guild isn’t keen on Patch.com’s new plan for local unpaid bloggers http://nie.mn/iCGaJk 
 
Good morning! The Daily has unleashed its aerial drones! Seriously, they have aerial journo-drones http://nie.mn/kNGcbh