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Need to Know: August 19, 2022

Weekly roundup — Locally owned publications are thriving, the defamation suit against Fox, and how to build people-powered movements

Need to Know: August 18, 2022

Anonymity demands in the White House, Trusting News receives Knight Foundation grant, and how to retain journalists of color

Need to Know: August 17, 2022

Global collaboration fights disinformation, Australian media pries $140 million from tech giants, and using solutions journalism in your newsroom

Need to Know: August 16, 2022

Key elements of newsroom digital security, a supposed ‘fact-checker’ spreads disinformation, and forming bonds over grammar

Need to Know: August 15, 2022

Dominion’s libel suit against Fox, breaking the burn pits story, and the ongoing threat of ‘pink slime’ news

Need to Know: August 12, 2022

Weekly roundup — The Axios deal and local news, a Florida reporter’s Mar-a-Lago scoop, and a nonprofit launch in Kansas City

Need to Know: August 11, 2022

The problem with paid obituaries, the enduring appeal of puzzles, and why more news outlets are turning to service journalism

Need to Know: August 10, 2022

The NYT’s ad expansion, how Meta money boosts Axios and other D.C. pubs, and using contact forms to build trust

Need to Know: August 9, 2022

The Axios-Cox deal, a call for more diverse newsroom leadership, and API welcomes Samantha Ragland

Need to Know: August 8, 2022

The GOP is shutting out reporters, building digital readiness, and why the Alex Jones verdict won’t stop misinformation