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Need to Know: June 13, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Last year, Apple News began allowing publishers to sell subscriptions through the app (MacRumors) But did you know:Facebook is building a feature that would let users subscribe to news organizations (Wall Street Journal) A long-requested feature by […]

Need to Know: June 12, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: “Podcasts work nothing like the App Store, and we’re all better off making sure they never head down that road,” Marco Arment wrote in May 2016: He argued podcast functionality is essentially the same as it was […]

Need to Know: June 9, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Former FBI director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday (NPR) But did you know: Comey’s testimony confirmed or reinforced much of the mainstream reporting on Trump, but denounced a few key stories (Washington Post) […]

Need to Know: June 8, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: This week, Apple announced that the next version of Safari will block autoplay videos and include a security feature to stop ad tracking technology (Mashable) and Google said it will block intrusive ads in Chrome by next […]

Need to Know: June 7, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: “A slew of Twitter users, ranging from baffled to amused, are announcing that they have been blocked by Trump’s official account and including screenshots of Trump’s inaccessible profile as proof,” Mashable wrote in December in the wake […]

Need to Know: June 6, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developers Conference yesterday in San Jose with a product keynote announcing major updates to its iOS, macOS and watchOS platforms (Recode) But did you know: Apple’s updates to Safari include blocking autoplay […]

Need to Know: June 5, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: At the 2015 ASNE/APME conference, a panel including Spirited Media’s Jim Brady and Charleston Post & Courier’s Mitch Pugh suggested that the industry is failing on diversity goals because we don’t know how to recruit well and […]

Need to Know: June 2, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: News organizations saw a “Trump bump” following the 2016 presidential election, which turned into a surge of digital subscriptions (The Street) But did you know: Digital subscription surges following the election didn’t translate into circulation gains for […]

Need to Know: June 1, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The New York Times is eliminating the role of public editor: Liz Spayd, whose contract would have run through summer 2018, will exit the paper on Friday (Politico) But did you know: NYT publisher Arthur Sulzberger says […]

Need to Know: May 31, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The New York Times is in the midst of a five-year plan to double its digital revenue by 2020 (Poynter): Part of its strategy to achieve this goal includes stepping back from platforms and focusing on its […]

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