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Need to Know: August 12, 2022

Weekly roundup — The Axios deal and local news, a Florida reporter’s Mar-a-Lago scoop, and a nonprofit launch in Kansas City

Need to Know: August 11, 2022

The problem with paid obituaries, the enduring appeal of puzzles, and why more news outlets are turning to service journalism

Need to Know: August 10, 2022

The NYT’s ad expansion, how Meta money boosts Axios and other D.C. pubs, and using contact forms to build trust

Need to Know: August 9, 2022

The Axios-Cox deal, a call for more diverse newsroom leadership, and API welcomes Samantha Ragland

Need to Know: August 8, 2022

The GOP is shutting out reporters, building digital readiness, and why the Alex Jones verdict won’t stop misinformation

Need to Know: August 5, 2022

Weekly roundup — A strike at Reuters, media companies’ quarterly results, and a potential new model for news ownership

Need to Know: August 4, 2022

The evolution of newsletters, helping survivors deal with media attention, and the fight for Facebook ad data

Need to Know: August 3, 2022

API launches fund to support election coverage, attempts to fill the local news void, and an editor who can’t find her replacement

Need to Know: August 2, 2022

A new problem for The Aspen Times, avoiding a ‘number soup,’ and a failed union organizing effort

Need to Know: August 1, 2022

A Packers-style model for journalism, building coalitions across communities, and the evolution of the Murdoch-Trump relationship