Need to Know newsletter

API’s daily Need to Know morning newsletter provides fresh, useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism. Most of the items that we curate for the newsletter each day also appear here on the website as a cumulative body of knowledge.

Need to Know: August 29, 2019

How to make members part of your journalism, how photojournalism can inspire solutions, and how to keep the obit revenue stream alive

Need to Know: August 28, 2019

Use your social media profile to build trust, niche publishers now dominate Capitol coverage, and an AI that generates fake news

Need to Know: August 27, 2019

How to cut print and keep revenue, replace Facebook with push notifications, and ways to use data for local news

Need to Know: August 26, 2019

Solve audience problems with more than news, a campaign to discredit journalists who cover Trump, and what product managers really do

Need to Know: August 23, 2019

Reducing log-in friction, is recession coverage alarmist, and the threat facing college newspapers

Need to Know: August 22, 2019

How ‘bridge roles’ lead change, measuring the impact of solutions journalism, and stop overlooking local independent news media

Need to Know: August 21, 2019

Explain how you decide what to cover, the case for unionizing journalists, and is The Athletic actually going to work out

Need to Know: August 20, 2019

Capture oral histories of major events, overreliance on one wealthy donor is risky, and readers want to filter out bad news

Need to Know: August 19, 2019

Apply for access to better analytics, studying content to increase subscribers, and design thinking for newsletters

Need to Know: August 15, 2019

A playbook for successful newsletters, keeping your brand consistent across platforms, and here comes the Black News Channel