Need to Know newsletter

API’s daily Need to Know morning newsletter provides fresh, useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism. Most of the items that we curate for the newsletter each day also appear here on the website as a cumulative body of knowledge.

Need to Know: July 15, 2019

What kind of content you need for a paywall, how to make personalization non-creepy, and how listening leads to revenue

Need to Know: July 11, 2019

How to save subscribers from canceling, growing out of startup phase, and how ‘fake news’ laws can stifle free speech

Need to Know: July 11, 2019

States trying to invest in their local journalism, the sports-only subscription trend, and you're invited to take our reader survey

Need to Know: July 10, 2019

Interdisciplinary newsroom teams, sports rivalries are good for news collaboration, and Chrome’s built-in ad blocker is here

Need to Know: July 9, 2019

Reporters who can’t afford food, building civil discourse through events, and meet our Community Listening Fellows

Need to Know: July 8, 2019

New email series on retaining diverse staff, how to connect with readers at events, and making global climate change into local news

Need to Know: July 3, 2019

Explain why you publish graphic images, covering the impact of the census, and the advantages of using comics for news

Need to Know: July 2, 2019

News job cuts are worst since 2009, tips for doing better ‘engaged journalism,’ and ways to reach a more diverse audience

Need to Know: July 1, 2019

What keeps subscribers coming back, using journalism to confront deep problems, and news personalization is getting better

Need to Know: June 28, 2019

How to add context on social media, how journalists view their audiences, and insightful reads for your weekend