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Need to Know: June 26, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: CNN deleted a story linking Trump and Russia, then issued a retraction after questions were raised (BuzzFeed) But did you know: CNN is imposing strict new rules on its Russia coverage (BuzzFeed) CNN is imposing strict new publishing […]

Need to Know: June 23, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Conservative coal mogul Robert Murray is suing HBO, Time Warner and the writers of Last Week Tonight over John Oliver’s recent segment on miner safety (Daily Beast) But did you know: Another civil case from Murray Energy in […]

Need to Know: June 22, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: WSJ fired its chief foreign affairs correspondent on Wednesday for ties to the business dealings of one of his sources (Associated Press) But did you know: Jay Solomon was offered a 10 percent stake in a company […]

Need to Know: June 21, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Longtime McClatchy CEO Pat Talamantes was let go in January, and Craig Forman was named CEO (Sacramento Business Journal); Forman has emphasized ramping up McClatchy’s digital efforts: “My goal here is collaborating in accelerating that transformation. … […]

Need to Know: June 20, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Facebook is trying to compete with YouTube by creating longer, TV-quality videos through partnerships with companies including BuzzFeed and Vox Media (Fortune) But did you know: Facebook’s plan to build a library of TV-quality video is being […]

Need to Know: June 19, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Basic analytics are coming to Apple’s podcasting platform, offering data on what parts of an episode people listen to and when they stop listening (Recode) But did you know: The audience for online radio and podcast is […]

Need to Know: June 16, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: On Thursday, Facebook published a list of questions it’s grappling with around censorship and terrorism, asking users to send in their thoughts on these questions via email; questions include: How aggressively should social media companies monitor and […]

Need to Know: June 15, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: 2,500 job cuts at news organizations were announced this week alone (Fast Company): Time Inc. cut 300 positions (Reuters) and the Verizon/Yahoo merger is expected to result in 2,100 layoffs (Huffington Post), while Vocativ laid off its […]

Need to Know: June 14, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Last year, Dow Jones conducted an internal review of its pay gap, concluding that there was little difference in pay based on gender and the disparities that did exist could be explained by men and women working […]

Need to Know: June 13, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Last year, Apple News began allowing publishers to sell subscriptions through the app (MacRumors) But did you know:Facebook is building a feature that would let users subscribe to news organizations (Wall Street Journal) A long-requested feature by […]

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