Nieman Journalism Lab
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@niemanlab archives: May 4, 2011

Linux! Wikipedia! eBay! Why the digital world demands new approaches to organizational design 
AOL’s profits fell 86% between the first quarter of 2010 and now 
“The app must be playful and creative.” @wnycradiolab wants help in developing its iPhone app 
RT @pkafka: The Daily lost $10 million last quarter, says Chase Carey. Muffled voice behind him mentions 800,000 downloads 
Grouponomics. A must-read from @felixsalmon 
Check out @niemanstory‘s latest Editors’ Roundtable, chock full of insights into the narrative process 
Nisenholtz: The NYT’s reported goal of 300,000 year-one digital subscriptions is “inaccurate” 
“Don’t be a media worker, be a micro media mogul!” — @newmediajim 
Can publishers create a Business Class for news? 
How to make smarter groups? Step 1: Include more women in them 
What journalists can learn from The Daily Show (via @henryjenkins) 
Facebook was the US’s top online display ad publisher for Q1 2011—with market share up 15% from last year 
Al Jazeera English is the second news org ever to win the Columbia Journalism Award 
How the Bin Laden news made Adam Moss “a Twitter convert” 
Reuters’ Chris Ahearn: Live video will be an increasing part of the firm’s digital offerings 
The genetic structure of groups, and what we can learn from it 
“Be human—but not too human.” And more social media guidelines from @stevebuttry 
Good morning! 85% of media sites use online video to cover news—33% more than last year