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Need to Know: May 4, 2022

Lee’s layoffs, life without the BBC, and steps for creating a more diverse newsroom

Need to Know: May 3, 2022

Journalists band together amid threats, Le Monde’s English play, and the billionaires who control media

Need to Know: May 2, 2022

Publishers try homepage personalization, a new focus on the funnel in Philly, and a prize for freelancers

Need to Know: April 29, 2022

Weekly roundup — API is hiring, using push notifications to drive subscriptions, and Elon Musk’s plans for Twitter

Need to Know: April 28, 2022

The power of conflict avoidance in closed apps, Europe seeks to curb SLAPP suits, and a guide for covering sexual assaults

Need to Know: April 27, 2022

Chicago Reader owner steps aside, The WaPo weather team grades itself, and the money/mission paradox

Need to Know: April 26, 2022

Musk’s potential impact on Twitter, a tool for tracking local development, and why Snapchat is booming

Need to Know: April 25, 2022

Ways to avoid horse race elections coverage, using push notifications to win subscribers, and an open data project in Burundi

Need to Know: April 22, 2022

Weekly roundup — Convincing people to pay for news, rethinking coverage of Black communities, and lessons on launching a local newsroom

Need to Know: April 21, 2022

Content takes a hit in news takeovers, a journalism collaborative in Central America, and a new TikTok trend