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Need to Know: May 18, 2022

Schumer presses Fox News, highlighting solutions stories, and boosting reader revenue ‘just by asking’

Need to Know: May 17, 2022

A support network for statewide publishers, pollsters try new methods, and join API for an AMA on product strategy

Need to Know: May 16, 2022

‘Replacement theory’ in right-wing media, using community surveys to amplify local voices, and the return of the Baltimore Beat

Need to Know: May 13, 2022

Weekly roundup — Finding revenue streams beyond philanthropy, what ‘journalism as a product’ means, and the Pulitzer roundup

Need to Know: May 12, 2022

Not taking sides in the abortion debate, how to be an accessible manager, and API is hiring

Need to Know: May 11, 2022

Media death toll grows in Mexico, GOP primary candidates dodge journalists, and API gets Table Stakes grant

Need to Know: May 10, 2022

A Pulitzer for Ukrainian journalists, rebuilding the news ecosystem in Colorado, and how big corrections are made

Need to Know: May 9, 2022

The rise of open-source data in journalism, WaPo’s new democracy team, and journalism as a packaged product

Need to Know: May 6, 2022

Weekly roundup – Personalizing the homepage, rethinking public safety coverage, and how journalists perceive on-the-job harassment

Need to Know: May 5, 2022

Rethinking public safety stories, harassment as ‘part of the job,’ and the NY Times’ Wordle payoff