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@niemanlab archives: September 2011

30
Sep
The Boston Globe website will remain free through mid-October while some bugs are squashed http://t.co/ed4ZEzy6 
 
How social media can turn “we don’t know” into an opportunity, not a barrier http://t.co/DMAG2BRW 
 
Rise of the Zuckerverb: “There was something charming about the jittery young fellow announcing his conquest.” http://t.co/I31sNEpO 
 
Safety (and money?) in numbers: Chicago community sites launch an ad network http://t.co/OuhCkx6N 
 
Seen @NiemanLabFuego lately? Our hard-working robot serves up the most talked-about links in journalism http://t.co/43tRkNwG 
 
Starting tomorrow the Dallas Morning News is lowering its paywall for Rick Perry coverage http://t.co/xWTnZ5aJ via @TheoTypes 
 
This Week in Review: Amazon’s on Fire, Facebook’s in hot water http://t.co/ONMgMqwT 
 
“Someone really, really wanted people to be able to read that week’s newspaper, or someone really, really did not” http://t.co/5IywRsJw 
 
The tl;dw version of our 1.5-hour #NiemanGlobe event video… condensed to 2 minutes http://t.co/PABLQL9f 
 
Good morning! A market research firm estimates Twitter will hit $400m in ad revenue by 2013 http://t.co/jn5g0GC4 
 
29
Sep
What the Kindle Fire means for…advertising http://t.co/j3ooCCnL 
 
Place your bets carefully: The newsonomics of disruption http://t.co/UVzwwe1l 
 
Here’s WaPo chairman Don Graham talking about the paper’s new Social Reader app http://t.co/SCQ461ws 
 
Google Analytics! Now available in “Real-Time,” “Premium”! http://t.co/W3eU0XHx 
 
A clean @Slate: Today’s relaunch is the culmination of more than a year of self-reinvention http://t.co/AOgBMri6 [fixed typo] 
 
A clean @Slate: Today’s relaunch culminates in more than a year of self-reinvention http://t.co/AOgBMri6 
 
.@GeneWeingarten talks to @niemanstory about the best story he ever wrote http://t.co/X87CVwmW 
 
Primetime’s still prime when it comes to digital media consumption http://t.co/P2oP1yRt 
 
PSA: @AP is looking for an Interactive Producer (based in New York) http://t.co/QXRdderP 
 
.@Slate replaces Gutenberg, its “Volvo station wagon of CMSes,” with a newer model http://t.co/WCOhz6hj 
 
Today’s Serendipity Day #2 at @NPR Digital http://t.co/oRea9DU2 (More on that: http://t.co/qs9I5WKr
 
Nice post from @jeffsonderman on the (big, problematic) implications of “frictionless sharing” http://t.co/7DvHAbS1 
 
.@kdoctor: 2011 may well be remembered as a short time of innocence in the tablet news landscape http://t.co/UVzwwe1l 
 
RT @shiralazar: best no tweeting sign ever! http://t.co/ZlEDs5rc 
 
.@felixsalmon on Business Insider, over-aggregation, and the “more-is-more approach” to web publishing http://t.co/Fq4mQoja 
 
Dept. of Money Where Your Mouth Is: Guardian columnist reveals his salary in the interest of transparency http://t.co/MkxRC1qC 
 
Does Amazon’s Silk browser represent another threat to user privacy on the web? http://t.co/GgCrO9et (via @mathewi
 
“The advent of the Kindle Fire will impact every business engaged in advertising.” http://t.co/j3ooCCnL 
 
Kindle Fire will be hugely disruptive to the news industry…but not for for the reason you think http://t.co/j3ooCCnL 
 
28
Sep
Nieman Fellow @dskok on why we need to separate the tools of storytelling from the story http://t.co/0PT1De4P 
 
Was the Arab Spring the best, and worst, thing to happen to Al Jazeera? http://t.co/oxoQmnL7 
 
PSA: CNN is looking for a mobile editor http://t.co/XXvcGfrU 
 
Missed our #NiemanGlobe event? We’ve got video of the discussion on the new BostonGlobe.com http://t.co/YSRb39CT 
 
Points matter: Groupon is rolling out a loyalty club with perks for customers http://t.co/Yow9jZyn 
 
The Atlantic is doing a Twitter-chat with Taylor Branch about “The Shame of College Sports” piece http://t.co/hIwGka6S 
 
Traffic for Patch sites is up 250 percent and they plan to be in 1,000 locations by year’s end http://t.co/m0RXNonl 
 
According to a new survey from Pew most people still get breaking news from TV http://t.co/pHyGuSBb 
 
Dish TV: The Daily Beast has started a video series to ask questions to Andrew Sullivan http://t.co/ipf8Y6bd 
 
The Citizen Media Law Project and Center for Sustainable Journalism are holding a media law event Oct. 22 http://t.co/Yr7t8lZT 
 
Why alternative newspapers are embracing the new long form movement http://t.co/vvFf4L8E 
 
Is Twitter getting boxed out of being an information network by Facebook and Google+? http://t.co/1dx9l61i 
 
Google is starting an innovation hub in London’s “Silicon Roundabout” http://t.co/VHeHNDOz 
 
Digital subscriptions for magazines are up, 300,000 for Hearst and 500,000 for Conde Nast http://t.co/yACzWc52 
 
Developers say we’re still a long way off from wide use of HTML5 http://t.co/kjMoBGDL 
 
Good morning! The Baltimore Sun is launching digital subscriptions next month for $2.49 a month http://t.co/UdSewDQW 
 
An incubator for public media? Yep. http://t.co/OPIydcfI 
 
27
Sep
How Thomson Reuters is using data to rethink what the news story looks like nie.mn/qss7p9 
 
An incubator for public media? Yep. nie.mn/n2GiPF 
 
And….Don Draper presents Facebook Timeline http://t.co/5HtUtzrU 
 
The Epiphanator –> The Meaning Machine. @alexismadrigal on Facebook Timeline http://t.co/KUZ2C4cw