Nieman Journalism Lab
Nieman Journalism Lab
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@niemanlab archives: May 31, 2011

Want to understand the debt ceiling? The Washington Post has a neat video graphic explainer 
How Twitter is carefully trying to navigate British privacy laws 
Why the CEO of Cheezburger says the design of news doesn’t meet the way we consume it 
The NYT is offering readers who get free access through Lincoln an iPad subscription for only $35 
What do you do when you’re offline? Tips on publishing news when your site’s down 
What’s it like inside Tumblr? Founder David Karp shares a day in the life 
The British Library is continuing on with its plan to digitize newspapers 
The founder of reservation service Open Table is launching a community information and events network 
How do you review Brook Gladstone’s graphic novel about the media? In a comic, of course. 
NYU is holding a summer conclave on money, tools and community in hyperlocal journalism 
Main Street Connect is launching 32 new local news sites in New York tomorrow 
The NYT’s @brianstelter lessons on reporting and tech from covering the tornado aftermath in Joplin 
The SF Chronicle has launched its iPad app, free for now, and $5.99 a month after 30 days 
PSA: The Boston Globe is looking for a newsroom developer 
London-based Unbound is applying the Kickstarter model to raise money and publish books 
Rolling Stone Publisher Jann Wenner says magazines rushing to the iPad are admitting defeat 
Good morning! While PBS sites were dealing with this weekend’s hacking, Newshour published on Tumblr