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Need to Know: August 5, 2022

Weekly roundup — A strike at Reuters, media companies’ quarterly results, and a potential new model for news ownership

Need to Know: August 4, 2022

The evolution of newsletters, helping survivors deal with media attention, and the fight for Facebook ad data

Need to Know: August 3, 2022

API launches fund to support election coverage, attempts to fill the local news void, and an editor who can’t find her replacement

Need to Know: August 2, 2022

A new problem for The Aspen Times, avoiding a ‘number soup,’ and a failed union organizing effort

Need to Know: August 1, 2022

A Packers-style model for journalism, building coalitions across communities, and the evolution of the Murdoch-Trump relationship

Need to Know: July 29, 2022

Weekly roundup — Meta cuts funding for publishers, nonprofit news continues to grow, and API launches Beyond Print program

Need to Know: July 28, 2022

The daily/weekly distinction fades, how to build a solutions journalism beat, and whether journalists should be on TikTok

Need to Know: July 27, 2022

Nonprofit news shows staying power, API’s new Beyond Print program, and how to use audio clips to explain the reporting process

Need to Know: July 26, 2022

AP looks back at Tuskegee, trying audio in Twitter Spaces, and a Colorado monthly goes nonprofit

Need to Know: July 25, 2022

The danger of bothsidesism in climate coverage, more inclusive edit tests, and why journalists must work together to protect democracy