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@niemanlab archives: May 16, 2011

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Behind Columbia J-School’s new New York World http://nie.mn/mzQ6U3 
 
A recent survey of small newspapers says only 15% don’t plan to charge for content soon http://nie.mn/jPQN99 
 
What does the reaction to ad-supported Kindle say about consumer’s attitudes towards ads? http://nie.mn/ksY2MK 
 
Can memories be digitized? How does new media change how we experience stories? More from MIT7 http://nie.mn/mzybje 
 
PSA: We’re holding another Lab Happy Hour this Wednesday. Stop by if you’re in the area http://nie.mn/kR7SvY #FutureofBrews 
 
NYT says the turnaround for About.com starts with fixing the expert guides http://nie.mn/jtpoJw 
 
Behind Columbia’s new New York World and building a context and community focused news service http://nie.mn/mzQ6U3 
 
A video look at Al Gore’s “Our Choice,” a full-length book made for the iPad http://nie.mn/juQXOZ 
 
Steve Forbes says revenue from Forbes.com accounts for 50 % of the magazine’s total revenues http://nie.mn/lmmAPB 
 
PSA: Mashable is staffing up for writers and community engagement http://nie.mn/jwgRsR 
 
It’s that time again! Come have a drink with us this Wednesday for our second Lab happy hour! http://nie.mn/kR7SvY 
 
Want to dive into ProPublica’s Pulitzer winning Wall Street series? It’s now in Kindle Single form http://nie.mn/kWWXcU 
 
Moneyball & paywalls: How are paid content plans working for smaller newspapers? http://nie.mn/jPQN99 
 
AOL is adding to its list of sites (and competitors) with AOL Industry http://nie.mn/k0LhVd 
 
Friends of detained AJE reporter (and 2009 Nieman Fellow) Dorothy Parvaz have created @freedorothy. Please follow and RT 
 
In a time of unstable platforms, how does changing media change the message? Thoughts from MIT7 http://nie.mn/mzybje 
 
What do you do if your emergency funds for covering breaking news run out? ABC News is about to find out http://nie.mn/kwKiw4 
 
The New York World returns as a digital news project from Columbia (and they’re hiring) http://nie.mn/ijRFYr 
 
The NY Times, AP and Getty Images are developing a tool to put the semantic web to use for newsrooms http://nie.mn/kiIS3g 
 
Radiolab’s Robert Krulwich advice for new journalists: “Think about NOT waiting your turn” http://nie.mn/kRkITm 
 
Good morning! The first thing to know about CBSnews.com’s “What’s Trending?” Don’t call it a web show http://nie.mn/k9KEXU