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@niemanlab archives: May 25, 2011

Metaphor and worldview: how spy researchers are studying our use of language 
RT @MacDiva: If you’re doing innovative digital journalism, you should enter the Online Journalism Awards: #OJA2011 
RT @mediagazer: Glenn Beck Planning Web TV Channel GBTV, Tagline: ‘The Truth Lives Here’ (@alexweprin / TVNewser) 
Many great innovators found success because they “asked better questions than everyone else” (via @marksluckie) 
@ericuman The range of access points: the full doc, the supporting doc, interviews, curated “further reading” links… 
The site for @FrontlinePBS‘ WikiSecrets doc is, among other things, a fantastic #futureofcontext case study 
The Montreal Gazette launched its paywall today in the metered-model style of the NYT 
Forbes: Facebook is launching a music-streaming service in partnership with Spotify 
.@Tribdata adds 27 agencies to its gov salary database; it now has info for 660,000 public employees (via @jlab) 
Barnes and Noble CEO: B&N’s market share in the e-book space currently exceeds 25% 
The Daily is approaching 1 million downloads …but has subscription estimates in the 4-digits 
Twitter: “We will continue to invest in the TweetDeck that users know and love.” 
HBO has soft-launched HBO Connect, its experiment with giving viewers a “second screen” experience 
Sulzberger: Print subs are “an enormously stable base from which to continue to leverage our journalistic activities.” 
RT @AntDeRosa: “I’m sorry but if you’re not aggregating, you’re going to die” – @emilybell #mesh11 
Hashtag of the day: #mesh11, the mesh ’11 conference in Toronto 
“Although he died in a place of tremendous violence, ultimately he died at liberty and he died at peace.” 
In an age of shrinking newsrooms, Bloomberg now has 2,300 reporters in 72 countries 
.@DanGillmor on true curation versus “lazy linking” (via @sdavy) 
Good morning! A New York Times article is tweeted every 4 seconds, Sulzberger says