Nieman Journalism Lab
Nieman Journalism Lab
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A social game in Georgia tries to bring residents together across traditional boundaries 
Announcing the 75th class of Nieman Fellows 
When a stream is just a trickle: Last Great Thing is one item a day, no archives 
On World Press Freedom Day, the spread of mobile and publishing technology shifts the playing field 
The newsonomics of Pricing 101 
Yesterday The Boston Globe ended all your tomorrows 
A Twin Cities turnaround? The Star Tribune carves a path back through growing audience 
You might not be a journalist, but you play one on Twitter 
How 15 news orgs worked together to tell a single education story 
Week in Review: Is it 1999 all over again? And why those circulation numbers may be a little funky 
Meet the new class of Nieman Fellows and the first Nieman/Berkman Journalism Innovation fellows 
Are small newspaper publishers clinging to the false hope that readers see them as important? 
Twitter is officially the new water cooler…says Twitter 
NYT reporter @Jennydeluxe starts her daily media diet with tech news on her iPhone and some Beyonce 
“I’m less concerned about Rupert Murdoch than the Taco Bell Health Channel” 
Al Jazeera is relaunching its citizen journalism platform that can determine reliable content 
News team, assemble! The St. Paul Pioneer Press is getting a “mobile engagement unit” 
How the NYT Mag got readers to help identify people in a photo from 52 years ago 
This week in review: An “unfit” Murdoch, those new circulation numbers and a new tech bubble is nigh 
Use Google News? Here’s why you may notice more G+ comments next to stories 
The new class of Nieman Fellows has been announced, and they look terrific 
The Math of Facebook: Active users, engagement, ages, compensation and other stats in the S-1 filing 
Good morning! Why Arianna Huffington’s role at AOL is shrinking back to the HuffPost 
When a stream is just a trickle: Last Great Thing is one item a day, no archives 
On World Press Freedom Day, the spread of mobile and publishing technology shifts the playing field #WPFD 
Are you a Hulu subscriber? Time Warner CEO thinks you should pay for cable: 
The newsonomics of Pricing 101 
“What e-books cost to manufacture or distribute is irrelevant to everyone but the publishers themselves” 
In Cambridge tonight at 5? @EthanZ and @steiny discuss how to improve government through crowdsourcing at MIT 
How spam is ruining hash tags… or hash tags are ruining spam 
From fanaticism to activism: @andrewslack helps communities of followers organize for social change 
Social Media is on its way to becoming the No. 1 source of digital media planning and buying 
Last Great Thing is an experiment to study our anxiety about information overload 
On World Press Freedom Day, how technology is expanding the definition of “journalist” #WPFD 
Billionaire Eli Broad wants to buy @latimes, but not yet 
It’s World Press Freedom Day. Here’s a map that shows what’s the situation on each country #WPFD 
Nine things we’ve learned from experiments in charging for news 
.@NBCPolitics just launched a 2012 election app for iPad 
How should journalists behave on Twitter? @stevebuttry has some answers: 
Good Morning! @Guardian is hosting today #activatenyc, a summit about social innovation. Watch the live stream here: 
The @knightfdn worked with a game developer to create a new local currency and engage communities 
The @BostonGlobe outlaws yesterday/today/tomorrow from copy to adapt to the pace of online news 
Later this week @TPM will switch to Facebook comments via @dangillmor 
Many thanks to @HarvardMagazine for covering the Lab! 
PSA for young journalists: Above the Fray, a joint fellowship with NPR, is accepting applications 
A game called Macon Money can teach newsrooms a lot about local, social engagement 
The Boston Globe killed yesterday yesterday. 
“Journalists are addicted to secrets.” Video with @cshirky on data journalism via @lisawilliams