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@niemanlab archives: May 19, 2011

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