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Need to Know: September 2, 2022

Weekly roundup — Gannett lays off 400 employees, Twitter’s new customizable cards, and how Gen Z is getting its news

Need to Know: September 1, 2022

Student journalists aren’t getting credit, British journalists on strike, and how The Salt Lake Tribune is reaching a national audience

Need to Know: August 31, 2022

New study highlights Millennial and Gen Z news trends, Sudan journalists form a union, and talking to people who don’t trust you

Need to Know: August 30, 2022

New Twitter format for news outlets, UK police must disclose ties to journalists, and Hollywood comes to The Washington Post

Need to Know: August 29, 2022

Navigating hate mail, covering student loan forgiveness, and respecting boundaries in wildfire coverage

Need to Know: August 26, 2022

Weekly roundup — The unstable future of media commentary, the power of journalism collaboratives, and misinformation-heavy video sites

Need to Know: August 25, 2022

The importance of ‘person-centered’ terms, a high school paper is shut down, and an editor reflects on her first year

Need to Know: August 24, 2022

Overcoming a ransomware attack, employees of color at The New York Times get lower ratings, and stringent press rules at Ohio rallies

Need to Know: August 23, 2022

Latinophobia in mainstream news, campaign money flows to digital publishers, and a small Australian news site challenges Fox CEO

Need to Know: August 22, 2022

AI in newsrooms, interviewing anti-abortion activists, and Margaret Sullivan’s final column