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Need to Know: June 12, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The Justice Department suit to stop AT&T from buying Time Warner, an $85.4 billion deal, surprised investors and antitrust experts when it was filed late last year (The New York Times) But did you know: Today’s ruling […]

Need to Know: June 11, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The news coverage last week of high-profile suicides sparked a debate about journalism ethics (NBC News) and suicides sometimes happen in clusters, and epidemiologists and suicide prevention experts have often claimed that media coverage is partially to […]

Need to Know: June 8, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Jeff Sessions said that leak investigations have tripled under Trump (The New York Times) But did you know: A former Senate Intelligence Committee aide was arrested in an investigation of classified information leaks where prosecutors also secretly […]

Need to Know: June 7, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The New York Times has been experimenting with personalization to find new ways to expose readers to stories since the fall (Nieman Lab) But did you know: The New York Times’ ‘Your Weekly Edition’ is a brand-new […]

Need to Know: June 6, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: In July 2016, Pew Research Center found that about six in 10 Americans already felt exhausted by the amount of election coverage But did you know: Almost seven in 10 Americans have news fatigue today (Pew Research […]

Need to Know: June 5, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The world is more than 25 years into the web era, more than half of American households have had home Internet for 15 years, and the current smartphone paradigm began more than a decade ago But did […]

Need to Know: June 4, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Canadian newsprint tariffs have started to take a toll on the US newspaper industry (LA Times) and Maine’s senators have introduced a bill to suspend the newsprint tariff (The Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues) But […]

Need to Know: June 1, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: BuzzFeed has built a sizable audience on YouTube and Facebook with its entertainment and lifestyle content (Digiday) But did you know: BuzzFeed’s news unit drove its first two deals with Netflix and Hulu as it works to […]

Need to Know: May 31, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, a fierce critic of Kremlin policies, was reportedly shot and killed Tuesday in Kiev (Associated Press) But did you know: Committee to Protect Journalists expresses relief Arkady Babchenko is alive, calls on Ukrainian […]

Need to Know: May 30, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Referral traffic from Google Search is up, due primarily to increased traffic from mobile, and more specifically from pages that use AMP But did you know: Mobile traffic surpasses Facebook traffic to media sites for the first […]

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