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This & That: The Past Week in Media for Sept. 12, 2013

Sept. 6: From USA Today: Dublin-based Storyful figures out how to sort the real from the bogus in video on social media from Syria and other venues ... from PR Newser: Vocus adds new security features, social release tags to press release service … from NJ.com: Star-Ledger publisher threatens to shut down the paper again after negotiations with unions stall … from The Washington Post: Don’t hold your breath for the comeback of the “news bundle” with the Bezos purchase of the Post… from Pew Internet: Most Americans prefer to remain anonymous when online.

Sept. 9: From All Facebook: Facebook releases APIs, allowing news organizations to tap into real-time public posts … from Alan Mutter’s Reflections of a Newsosaur blog: Digital platforms have put news consumers in control … from All Twitter: The Ravens gave up more points than any other NFL team, but they also earned the most Twitter mentions in the N.F.L.’s first week … from Maryland Reporter: The citation Md. Gov. Martin O’Malley signed to honor Lou Panos for his MDDC Hall of Fame induction is remembered by Len Lazarick … from Nieman Journalism Lab: The newsonomics of the converging interests of news production and big-time sports.

Sept. 10: From USA Today: Students and colleges are starting to embrace social media classes as part of J-School curriculum … from The Washington Post: Appeals courts is skeptical of FCC’s Internet access rules as it relates to ‘Net neutrality … from Net News Check: The Pennsylvania News Media Association launches its “Why Newspapers” Web page, highlighting the strength of newspapers in Pennsylvania and elsewhere … from Cal Buzz: Defining what journalism is instead of separating journalists should be goal of new shield laws … from Nieman Journalism Lab: What does the future of news look like when NSA knows the story is coming before the editors do?

Sept. 11: From Poynter: E-books offer great opportunities for magazine and newspaper editors because digital versions can include video, audio and other story-enriching content … from PR Newser: Should your paper allow editorial staffers write sponsored content? A number of publishers are already doing it … Two from All Twitter: Is it time for the newspaper industry to start tailoring tweets to mobile users first? … An infographic for social media editors—how to create perfect social media posts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Vine … from The Washington Post: Declassified documents reveal NSA’s violation of surveillance collection rules.

Sept. 12: Two from Nieman Journalism Lab: The Ann Arbor News comes back, begging an answer to why the nation’s first dot-com newspaper didn’t make it … an oral narrative of the epic collision of print and digital journalism from 1980 to now … from All Twitter: How the 70/30 rule could rocket your paper’s presence on Twitter to the top … from Venture Beat: Transparency is en vogue with Yahoo’s recent decision to issue a transparency report, joining Google, Twitter and Facebook ... from The Washington Post: What you really need to know about ‘Net neutrality’s trial in Washington, D.C.

—compiled by T.C. Cameron

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