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: Sept. 25, 2019

How a small newspaper goes digital first, a CRM for reader revenue and how to be less distracted at work

Need to Know: Sept. 23, 2019

Replacing pageviews with subscriptions, the art of an email newsletter and trying to build trust with conservative audiences

Need to Know: Sept. 20, 2019

Steps to counter bad science reporting, how news orgs perform on data privacy, and thoughtful reads for your weekend

Need to Know: Sept. 19, 2019

Reaching young audiences on Instagram, how nonprofit news is growing, and the role of print in ethnic media

Need to Know: Sept. 18, 2019

Explain mistakes to build trust, how statistics help find unreported crimes, and new forms of media co-working spaces

Need to Know: Sept. 17, 2019

New collaborative tools for data journalism, when cutting subscription fees works, and TV news plans for ambitious climate reporting

Need to Know: Sept. 16, 2019

Engage audiences by helping them build knowledge, how poor time management impedes strategic thinking, and resources from ONA19

Need to Know: Sept. 13, 2019

How to grow an Instagram following, Google elevates original reporting in search results, and podcasts that drive subscriptions

Need to Know: September 12, 2019

Newsroom diversity study finds 22% are people of color, a free class on building trust, and trace back the source of weird statistics

Need to Know: Sept. 11, 2019

Quick and easy ‘transparency sidebars’ build trust, using Facebook Groups for disaster coverage, and Apple News is leaving out local