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@niemanlab archives: May 20, 2011

MT @brainpicker: Where Are The Jobs? Annotated heat map of (un)employment (PDF) 
Ebooks may be a way to revive out-of-print tree-books 
Internet TV appears to be eating away at cable TV’s market share 
The creator of Publish2 says he knows how to make it easy for newspapers to link out 
Amy Ellis Nutt on writing a Pulitzer-winning story: tell “readers something they don’t know” (via @niemanstory
Farmer and ag writer Tom Philpott is joining @MotherJones to launch a blog on the politics of food 
An eye-tracking study finds paper beats iPad at keeping a reader’s attention, but “gaze patterns” are identical 
Midday diversion: Stephen Colbert “thanks” Facebook for adding brand-name tagging to photos (2:10 mark) 
What is journalism worth paying for? “Free carries a price” 
NPR’s proposal to raise station fees for digital services is “a new virtual variety of sticker shock” 
This week in review: What Twitter does to us, Google News gets more local, and making links routine 
TMZ’s chief is criticizing “traditional media” CNN over a key detail in its Schwarzenegger coverage 
Google is abandoning its attempt to scan and archive all the world’s newspapers 
HuffPost broke a big story, but the press didn’t seem to notice 
The White House says the decision to keep the Boston Herald out of a local press pool was a matter of fairness