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How African Americans and Hispanics consume news

The second installation of the Media Insight Project, this survey oversampled African American and Hispanic news consumers to identify differences in news consumption and whether these two groups think media coverage of their communities is available and accurate.

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How to choose a commenting platform for news sites

We take a closer look at what types of comment sections news organizations are using, and what, if any, value they are adding. The result is a list of questions to ask and best practices for seeking return on investment for commenting platforms.

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Transforming a longtime youth news product to match new behaviors: 7 good questions with Channel One News

Channel One News started 23 years ago as a 10-minute daily TV news program for children. But over the years it has recognized that students and teachers are using a variety of devices and platforms to consume information. We talked to CEO CJ Kettler about what changed and what stayed the same.