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Need to Know: April 6, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The percentage of Americans who gets news from TV is decreasing and those who do get news there are older (Pew Research) But did you know: Local TV is doing way better than you’d think, a new […]

Need to Know: April 5, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Facebook now says Cambridge Analytica may have collected information on as many as 87 million people, mostly in the US, and it will begin alerting those users that their data may have been part of this batch on […]

Need to Know: April 4, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Last fall, Facebook started testing ways to show users more context about the stories they see in their news feeds, pulling info from a publisher’s Wikipedia entry, related articles and who’s sharing the story (Adweek) But did […]

Need to Know: April 3, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Vanity Fair reports that Trump wants the USPS to increase Amazon’s shipping costs as his advisers encourage him to cancel Amazon’s pending multi-billion contract with the Pentagon to provide cloud computing services (Vanity Fair); Trump has also […]

Need to Know: April 2, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Sinclair Broadcasting is waiting for the FCC to approve its acquisition of Tribune Media, which would increase Sinclair’s lead as the country’s largest broadcaster (New York Times) But did you know: Sinclair is requiring its local TV […]

Need to Know: March 30, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: A lawsuit filed in Delaware earlier this month claimed Alden Global Capital was siphoning millions of dollars from Digital First Media, and investing the money in “speculative ventures” (DFM Workers) But did you know: In a court […]

Need to Know: March 29, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: HD Media is purchasing the Charleston Gazette-Mail (Charleston Gazette-Mail) after the company filed for bankruptcy earlier this year (Washington Post) But did you know: After making employees reapply for their jobs, the majority of Gazette-Mail employees will […]

Need to Know: March 28, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: In 2016, Time Inc. started moving to an ad sales strategy based around topics (such as pharmaceuticals or automotive) (Digiday), removing the title of “publisher” at its individual titles (Adweek) But did you know: Meredith is undoing […]

Need to Know: March 27, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Bustle Digital Group acquired The Zoe Report: “Strategically, for our business, it moves us into a new client base that helps us reach an additional set of readers who are a little more established, perhaps, in their […]

Need to Know: March 26, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Mark Zuckerberg took out full-page ads in newspapers in the U.S. and U.K. to apologize for Facebook’s “breach of trust” when Cambridge Analytica used millions of users’ data to psychologically profile people (BBC) But did you know: […]

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