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@niemanlab archives: May 19, 2011

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May
The Atlantic Wire may continue its experiment editing out in the open http://nie.mn/kuARvp #HowTheBlogSausageisMade 
 
How should you verify user generated content? Here’s how the BBC does it http://nie.mn/jrWrUn 
 
“They no longer have to store 57 years — 682 issues — of Playboy under their mattress” http://nie.mn/mAYE8D 
 
Academic rigour, journalistic flair: Why The Conversation uses academics to break news http://nie.mn/mdsN0g 
 
How’s this for an interactive graphic: Slate’s guide to Gen. David Petraeus’ medals, ribbons and stars http://nie.mn/jIs5pd 
 
Developers jump on this: USA Today has released a Census API http://nie.mn/kZin08 
 
Duke University’s Reporter Lab is looking for a developer to create tools for investigative journalism http://nie.mn/k2qaWD 
 
With apps like Flipboard and Zite should publishers worry about audience and advertiser loyalty? http://nie.mn/lqRNUi 
 
The FCC is planning a chat with Google, Apple and others over location tracking on smartphones http://nie.mn/mtRb9x 
 
Newsonomics: How the tablet is the missing link between engagement, revenue and circulation http://nie.mn/jPAGhV 
 
How an Australian news site wants to bring academic perspectives into breaking news http://nie.mn/mdsN0g 
 
PSA: The Atlantic is looking for an editor to lead a new site and work with Richard Florida http://nie.mn/ikILi5 
 
Is it time to establish rules of etiquette for posting other people’s stuff online? http://nie.mn/k2MiQv 
 
Your brain on Twitter: The NYT’s Nick Bilton and Bill Keller exchanged words over the value of Twitter http://nie.mn/kqcfz3 
 
The Online Journalism Awards are now open for entries http://nie.mn/jPHmoh 
 
Yahoo is also getting in the online video news game with it’s “Trending Now” series http://nie.mn/jIWLwI 
 
Maybe newspapers ability to link is a CMS issue, not a philosophical one http://nie.mn/jZwYdu 
 
A new study of social media in the news finds that almost 50% of journalists use Twitter as a source http://nie.mn/kOzzYG 
 
Good morning! The New York Public Library’s Biblion app may be a new model for magazine apps http://nie.mn/liQsmC