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Need to Know: April 6, 2022

The state of statehouse reporting, how to get at job candidates’ diverse experiences, and a partisan split in media investment

Need to Know: April 5, 2022

Reaching ‘light’ readers, using LinkedIn for engagement, and a guide to protect journalists from online abuse

Need to Know: April 4, 2022

Vets in journalism, ideas to close the wage gap for journalists of color, and thinking about corrections

Need to Know: April 1, 2022

Weekly roundup — How the Detroit Free Press measures impact, local newsrooms need training on AI, and Facebook’s war on TikTok

Need to Know: March 31, 2022

Cross-field collaborations, figuring out who’s behind a website, and how news can help counter misinformation

Need to Know: March 30, 2022

AI’s late adopters, uncovering fire risk disparities in Milwaukee, and a new term for ‘non-newspaper newbies’

Need to Know: March 29, 2022

States move to ban filming the police, the FT tries a new app, and false information’s far reach

Need to Know: March 28, 2022

A fresh approach to arts coverage, fact-checking in South Sudan, and the Black News Channel’s implosion

Need to Know: March 25, 2022

Weekly roundup — Comments can reveal information gaps, why news deserts worsen polarization, and metrics that matter

Need to Know: March 24, 2022

A transformation story in Appalachia, why you should read the comments, and thinking big in Baltimore