Do Tweet Buttons Help News Sites? Yes, According to Nieman Lab

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Some social media managers love the convenience of a Tweet button. Others hate how the buttons clutter up otherwise elegant web design. Love them or hate them, but Tweet buttons account for roughly 1 in 5 tweets from news organization…

This Week’s Headlines: New AP Stylebook, NYT Inks Deal with Hulu

This week brought an interesting mix of social media news and more serious headlines out of Syria. A look at the headlines that caught our eyes this week:

The First Pinterest-Enabled Magazine: Plenty of magazines have Pinterest-enabled websites, but with…

How TabTimes Monetizes Content for and about Tablets

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On Wednesday, TabTimes released TabTimes for iPad, a free business magazine focusing on tablets. (The TabTimes website launched in November.) Intrigued by such a niche publication and how it monetizes content, Ebyline talked to Patrick Pierra, publisher of TabTimes, about…

This Week’s Headlines: New Applications Team at NPR, Pakistan Bans Twitter

Happy Memorial Day weekend! Here’s a look at the media and publishing headlines that caught our eyes this week:

NPR creates news applications team as part of strategy for ‘multimedia audio’: Despite reports from The Washington Post that NPR is…

Why Local Stories Require Local Reporters

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Robert Niles of The Online Journalism Review recently blogged about the importance of using local writers to cover local news. Rather than importing journalism grads eager to work their way up to bigger markets or using telecommuting freelancers from halfway around…

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