Nieman Journalism Lab
Nieman Journalism Lab
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@niemanlab archives: May 6, 2011

The parallels of news and airlines: Would you rather fly business class or coach with your news? 
Dow Jones has released a statement on improving the security of its Safehouse 
TWiR: Twitter as a breaking news network, how the Osama story was reported and cutting deals with Apple 
Google News now sends over 1 billion clicks a month to news publishers worldwide 
The Austin American Statesman’s @RobQuig is leaving to become a journalism professor at UT this fall 
YouTube breaks down how they deal with the sometime graphic videos out of the Middle East 
Our friends at the Berkman Center have relaunched the Media Cloud tool for analyzing news media 
Book publishers are partnering with AOL to get into the recommendation engine business 
American University has a new 11 month fellowship to study & work at the Washington Post 
“Had his name been Osama Tin Laden, we likely would have seen a lot fewer Obama/Osama mixups.” 
A Day in the Life of the Columbia J-school as seen on Posterous 
PSA: Bloomberg is looking for a media reporter in New York 
Google is introducing a feature to let users peek into local businesses 
The NY Times R&D team has developed a tool to corral all that location data on your iPhone 
This Week in Review: Twitter and the death of Osama, social media leeway for journos and AOL’s moves 
The Flips are up: Flipboard says its daily usage is up big, 8-9 million “flips” a day 
News copyright enforcer Righthaven has hired one of the attorneys from the AP’s Shepard Fairey case 
Tweet charts! Check it out, the WSJ used a bar chart in a Tweet on unemployment data 
What happens after cable TV service becomes just another app? 
Could Amazon be the only company to make a real rival for the iPad? 
Good morning! Demand Media has seen sales rise and as well as pageviews