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Need to Know: March 23, 2022

A guide for corrections, pressure on BuzzFeed News, and delivering useful information via text

Need to Know: March 22, 2022

Race and news leadership, concerns about Reuters’ Tass connection, and Block Club Chicago tries TV

Need to Know: March 21, 2022

Boston’s one-dollar bet, the value of ‘fixers’ overseas, and a different take on news deserts

Need to Know: March 18, 2022

Weekly roundup — Rethinking opinion sections, Gannett shuts down 19 papers, and the state of journalism in 2022

Need to Know: March 17, 2022

Covering four beats at once, a new democracy initiative in Pennsylvania, and why you should own a newspaper

Need to Know: March 16, 2022

A merger in Detroit, mixing mutual aid and media, and collaboration frustrations

Need to Know: March 15, 2022

Unexpected support for some libel claims, a guide for sexual assault survivors, and objections to a senator’s mug

Need to Know: March 14, 2022

A new opinion forum, a newsletter about puzzles, and an argument for keeping journalists in Russia

Need to Know: March 11, 2022

Weekly roundup — Making ethical choices on Ukraine coverage, how ‘storytelling’ is perceived, and merch strategies for local news

Need to Know: March 10, 2022

Australia’s news law, deciding which war photos to publish, and stories from 10 women in the news business