Report from Brian Boyer: "To help create their fantastic piece about Hillary Clintonâ€™s White House schedules, the NYT developed a tool to aid them in analysis of the enormous amount of information that the schedules contained. Today at the Online News Association conference, Aron Pilhofer, editor of interactive news tech at the NYT, told a session audience that they are planning to release this tool as an open-source project! (He said itâ€™ll be on Amazon EC2, though Iâ€™m not sure exactly what thatâ€™ll amount to.)"
Scott Karp's seminal article on the value of link journalism: "What if link journalism could transform the newspaper archive from a dusty locked vault to a vibrant, dynamic part of up-to-the-minute news reporting? Suddenly, a site like Time.com starts look really smart for making available for free this in-depth piece on McCain from December 1999: The Power and The Story
"Imagine what link journalism could do to increase traffic to high quality journalism, old and new. How do you save important journalism? Make it relevant again using the currency for relevancy on the web: links"