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Need to Know: April 20, 2022

The reluctance to pay for news, finding local health and science angles, and ideas for covering democracy

Need to Know: April 19, 2022

A shift in naming mass shooters, the needs of financially stressed journalists, and how TikTok skews perceptions of the war in Ukraine

Need to Know: April 18, 2022

Lessons from a startup, a pamphlet’s power, and an argument for doubling down on local news

Need to Know: April 15, 2022

Weekly roundup — Newspapers continue to cut print, ideas for overcoming polarization, and how to do ‘mini’ audience experiments

Need to Know: April 14, 2022

The Texas Tribune expands, growing pains at Substack, and the need for solutions-focused climate coverage

Need to Know: April 13, 2022

The continued decline of print, journalism in a graphic novel, and newsrooms ignore an industry diversity survey

Need to Know: April 12, 2022

Obama’s new cause, investments in weather reporting, and exploring the ‘other divide’

Need to Know: April 11, 2022

A disconnect in economic reporting, a new approach to events coverage, and reporting in sign language

Need to Know: April 8, 2022

Weekly roundup — Reaching new audiences on LinkedIn, nonprofits’ rising role in statehouse reporting, and API is hiring

Need to Know: April 7, 2022

Older Americans help cover the news, LinkedIn’s career break feature, and a new job opening at API