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Need to Know: September 19, 2022

Preparing for this year’s election, civic engagement in news deserts, and the benefits of a four-day workweek

Need to Know: September 16, 2022

Weekly roundup — Democracy Day 2022, API prepares for ONA, and why creators need to own their IP

Need to Know: September 15, 2022

Recognizing the importance of journalism on Democracy Day, disinformation on TikTok, and the strength of Vermont’s media

Need to Know: September 14, 2022

Young people’s relationship with news, interviewing people with complicated views, and disinformation spreads via SMS

Need to Know: September 13, 2022

How to report on international crimes, why news consumers experience crisis fatigue, and the perils of “both sides” journalism

Need to Know: September 12, 2022

Political advertisers are avoiding social media, using tech to report on the Amazon, and API at ONA

Need to Know: September 9, 2022

Weekly roundup — County official arrested for Vegas reporter’s murder, converting TikTok users into readers, and videos boost engagement

Need to Know: September 8, 2022

Twitter expands its crowdsourcing program, the enduring success of Bloomberg, and CNN’s definition of ‘objectivity’

Need to Know: September 7, 2022

Need to Know: Yahoo adds credibility ratings to its articles, converting TikTok users into readers, and the dangers of doomscrolling

Need to Know: September 6, 2022

The growth of the slow journalism movement, cutting down on polarizing news, and building a modern reporter’s notebook