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Need to Know: December 7, 2022

Sending newspapers via postal delivery, API is hiring a web applications engineer, and whether The Twitter Files constitute journalism

Need to Know: December 6, 2022

Readers of climate news find it empowering, noncommercial radio stations excel at diversity, and Al Día plans to go national

Need to Know: API Year in Review

As 2022 comes to a close, API is reflecting on the work we’ve done this year to support newsrooms in connecting with their communities and navigating industry challenges.

Need to Know: December 2, 2022

Weekly roundup — Layoffs and strikes across the industry, the missing perspectives of women in news, and Wordle’s editor draws ire

Need to Know: December 1, 2022

Need to Know: Antitrust claims against Google, state censorship in China, and how the business side of local news is evolving

Need to Know: November 30, 2022

The challenges women face in news leadership and coverage, Instagramming reporters’ day-to-day activities, and media

Need to Know: November 29, 2022

Media calls for U.S. to drop charges against Julian Assange, spam on Twitter obscures Chinese protests, and newsrooms go hybrid

Need to Know: November 23, 2022

Newspaper subscriptions on the rise, The Athletic to double women’s sports coverage, and how to discuss ‘the media’ during the holidays

Need to Know: November 22, 2022

Serving Indigenous communities, using games to teach about politics, and the growing harassment of student reporters

Need to Know This Week: Identify opportunities to engage Gen Z and Millennial audiences

  API, in partnership with The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, released a new report on how Gen Z and Millennial audiences engage with essential news topics, where they go to get information on those topics and how closely following those topics relates to other behavior such as paying for news.  The study, […]