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Need to Know: June 24, 2022

Weekly roundup — Bold subscription offers and ownership models, a fresh look at service journalism, and lessons from the Jan. 6 hearings

Need to Know: June 23, 2022

Semafor tackles the lack of trust in media, alt-weeklies find new purpose, and the future of streaming TV news

Need to Know: June 22, 2022

The outlook for digital revenue, a nonprofit news site warms up to fundraising, and WaPo’s unique subscription offer

Need to Know: June 21, 2022

Need to Know: A new ownership model in Colorado, gun violence prevention as a beat, and the state of fact-checking

Need to Know: June 17, 2022

Weekly roundup — How to drive systemic DEI change, a fresh approach to service journalism, and news avoidance is on the rise

Need to Know: June 16, 2022

Trust in news continues to decline, a better way to cover mass shootings, and the spread of news deserts in the U.K.

Need to Know: June 15, 2022

How journalists view their industry, clearly labeling opinion content, and covering red flag laws

Need to Know: June 14, 2022

Soaring newsprint prices, updating social media policies, and commissioning stories for a target audience

Need to Know: June 13, 2022

A guide to covering threats to democracy, solutions journalism in San Francisco, and how science publications fuel misinformation

Need to Know: June 10, 2022

Weekly roundup — Media coverage of Jan. 6 hearings, Meta rethinks news deals, and revisiting key moments in Watergate