I wouldn't mind doing Writing, Editing, and Presenting.
Here are some links that I just found that might be of use:
This is the Wikipedia Page for Ning
The sources from wikipedia might be of use.
This is Ning's Blog
Interview with Ning CEO Gina Bianchini
Steve Hargadon's Blog: Interview with Marc Andreessen
Marc Andreessen was one of the co-founders of Ning and Steve Hargadon's Blog is a K-12 Educational technology blog.
Steve Hargadon interviewing Gina Bianchini
Podcast: Gina Bianchini
Edited for epic fail. =D
explains what it is
It seems that the info we have up here will pretty much covers everything - all the sites explain Ning and are straight forward. I wouldn't mind of the developers would start looking through the research more thoroughly to get a clear understanding of Ning, disecting the more pertinent parts - nothing crazy. On lab Friday, we will discuss in depth how we want to approach this and where we want to go with it.
Here is another website about Ning. ( http://about.ning.com/ )