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@niemanlab archives: October 2011

31
Oct
Aptly timed, via @brainpicker: 10 essential cross-disciplinary books about protest http://t.co/YuqaCdeO 
 
“To appear on Techmeme, do this:” Tips from @gaberivera, via @mathewi http://t.co/BkPkaSfK 
 
Zeega taps the brainpower of visual artists, technologists, and journalists to tell multimedia stories http://t.co/NegVIQGE 
 
HuffPo exec editor: “Our aim has been to merge the mobile experience and the desktop experience” http://t.co/eNiDgV4Y 
 
Is the future of the paywall…the survey wall? http://t.co/rhMziB51 
 
.@Zeega’s web app aims to create interactive stories with drag-and-drop ease http://t.co/NegVIQGE 
 
RT @zseward: Brilliant bookmarklet helps you figure out exactly whose copyrights that viral slideshow is violating http://t.co/r49NyI18 
 
How @HuffingtonPost is building the future of context, one update at a time http://t.co/eNiDgV4Y 
 
YES: @medialab has webcast all of its “Networks Understanding Networks” sessions http://t.co/sBGfmLNQ 
 
Testing new tools: How do you minimize “beta burnout”? http://t.co/ZecwuUK3 
 
The BBC debuts its new Media Centre site for press info http://t.co/YYQ8fRri 
 
It looks like Google’s experimenting with a new paywall-esque content roadblock for publishers http://t.co/rhMziB51 
 
The next 5-10 years of Facebook, Zuck says, will be about the apps that are built on top of it http://t.co/xEsuywfi 
 
Filloux: “News website design is plagued by too many ads” http://t.co/9ucvyuxd 
 
Good morning! The Independent has launched its site redesign…and a pricey iPad app http://t.co/rqdHD9cy 
 
30
Oct
This Week in Review: Getting tablet news to pay, and WikiLeaks steps back to fight ‘blockade’ http://t.co/VqQYfV5j 
 
In 2006 Newspaper Next set out to save newspapers. Our report on what happened Part 1 http://t.co/WjD62n9D Part 2 http://t.co/Zrggml6e 
 
This post won’t save journalism. (Sorry.) http://t.co/F4Xk2Orp 
 
Heron: “I think my job will probably not exist in five years.” http://t.co/Np8npTT5 
 
Moms, coupons and search: What happened in the Newspaper Next demonstration projects http://t.co/Zrggml6e 
 
Google: We did not remove YouTube videos of police brutality http://t.co/eOiS3uze 
 
Cyborg no more! The BBC moves to human-edited Twitter feeds http://t.co/hPS1c0Am 
 
The Guardian introduces @GuardianTagBot, a “Twitter-based search assistant” http://t.co/3pmLRWfe 
 
Have a popular Google Maps mashup? Prepare to pay http://t.co/e1ug9iei 
 
29
Oct
The path of disruption: Did Newspaper Next succeed in transforming newspapers? http://t.co/WjD62n9D 
 
The newsonomics of NYT’s Sunday gain and paid content 2.0 http://t.co/RSvhclob 
 
The Guardian launches n0tice, an open community news platform http://t.co/4bb29ER4 
 
Meet Scroll, a new tool that wants to de-templatize the news web http://t.co/JdokZho1 
 
As Occupy Wall Street evolves, news sites find it “a great opportunity for web journalism” http://t.co/VpiQ5XBz 
 
Bringing a crowd to a records fight: The Columbia Missourian uses Spot.us to raise money for data request http://t.co/XvEv0Nbt 
 
Public radio talks dirty: An award-winning web/radio show pushes boundaries http://t.co/jaykP2kt 
 
Aggregation and tips from neighbors drive http://t.co/jpYiXIdW’s new community news site http://t.co/SNoX3ABf 
 
28
Oct
Who’s got two thumbs and loves Patch? Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira http://t.co/PgGE4KGP 
 
“What’s killing newspapers isn’t the lack of new ideas, it’s people who obstruct the change that’s required to survive” http://t.co/Fen0LunI 
 
Social media isn’t going away, but the job of social media editor might. http://t.co/Np8npTT5 
 
Tools won’t save journalism. People will save journalism. http://t.co/F4Xk2Orp 
 
Livestream has introduced a new service that will include real-time photos and text alongside video http://t.co/bvmfj1u0 
 
The challenge of Newspaper Next: How do you get newspapers to produce something other than the paper http://t.co/Zrggml6e 
 
This week in review: Can Wikileaks fend off the “financial blockade” that threatens its livelihood? http://t.co/Wx5RUwx7 
 
Swim goggles, the buddy system and other tips from Gizmodo if you find yourself covering an occupy protest http://t.co/fFPvWRfb 
 
You a journalist looking to learn coding? @Lisawilliams an updated guide and list of resources http://t.co/d3IK8cvs 
 
The future was moms, coupons and search ads. What happened to test projects from Newspaper Next? http://t.co/Zrggml6e 
 
Why the social media editor job is a transitional one http://t.co/Np8npTT5 
 
Valuable digital talent want a chance to change the world. Can news comapnies offer that? http://t.co/v1dG6RmE 
 
This Week in Review: People like news on tablets! Few people are paying for it. Should we be worried? http://t.co/Wx5RUwx7 
 
Google and Yahoo may be joining Pulse, Flipboard and Zite in the social reading game next week http://t.co/WY2r0IVe 
 
One path to success for hyperlocal sites? Avoiding daily deals, publishers say http://t.co/mRBKa6x3 
 
Good morning! Survey says – no surprise – what readers want most in news & magazine apps is quality http://t.co/jRK0u4x8 
 
27
Oct
Cyborg no more! BBC moves to a human-edited Twitter feed http://t.co/hPS1c0Am 
 
Newspaper Next was supposed to be a “blueprint for transformation.” Then 2008 happened. http://t.co/WjD62n9D