Nieman Foundation at Harvard
What do we want? Unbiased reporting! When do we want it? During protests!
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July 29, 2009, 7:13 a.m.

Links on Twitter: Hacking tools for non-developers, copyright law in Europe, iStockphoto on cover of Time

Hacking, yes, but no coding required: @simonw lists 11 tools for non-developers to build news applications »

Yes, the Sacramento Bee’s 49ers blog is popular. But its beatblog on state workers has double the pageviews »

RT @citmedialaw: European Court of Justice rules that eleven-word snippets can infringe copyright »

Time spent on the Internet appears to have leveled off in the U.S. at 12 hours per week »

For a recent cover, TIME used an amateur’s shot on iStockphoto. Cost: $30 (via @fimoculous»

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What do we want? Unbiased reporting! When do we want it? During protests!
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