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Need to Know: May 17, 2023

ChatGPT exec warns of harms, building trust with rural communities, and the spread of news bundles in Europe

Need to Know: May 16, 2023

Cyberattack closes Philly newsroom ahead of primaries, investigative reporting drives donations, and the local newsletter produced by AI

Transitioning to GA4: Setting up events, tracking and reports

If you’re stressed about losing a year’s worth of growth analysis, know that you’re not alone. Everyone’s in the same boat.

Need to Know: May 12, 2023

Weekly roundup — More of the same from Trump at CNN town hall, tackling burnout as a journalist, and how to prepare for GA4

Need to Know: May 11, 2023

A newsletter to fight news avoidance, preserving Black Twitter, and the trustworthiness of polls about news trust

Need to Know: May 10, 2023

How to explain what your newsroom chooses to cover, engaging readers to improve coverage, and legal threats against journalists

Need to Know: May 9, 2023

Many Black Pulitzer winners awarded for work on race, avoiding the ‘exonerative tense’ in headlines, and how to tell your career story

Need to Know May 8, 2023

An introduction to Google’s new analytics tool.

Need to Know: May 5, 2023

Weekly Roundup — Press freedom concerns worldwide, AI tools to know, and a new training institute for journalists

Need to Know: May 4, 2023

Fake content hurts journalism worldwide, sustainability concerns in community media, and how sneaky should reporters be?