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Need to Know: Apr. 14, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: In 2016, Tribune Media acquired Television Without Pity, a popular TV commentary site that was shut down by NBCUniversal in 2014, and planned to relaunch the site (A.V. Club) But did you know: Tribune Media abruptly pulled […]

Need to Know: Apr. 13, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: “The media should be embarrassed and humiliated and keep its mouth shut and just listen for a while. … The media here is the opposition party. They don’t understand this country. They still do not understand why […]

Need to Know: Apr. 12, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: After being one of Facebook’s launch partners for Instant Articles in 2015, a Tow Center report released in March said that NYT is no longer publishing content to Instant Articles (Nieman Lab) But did you know: The […]

Need to Know: Apr. 11, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The 2017 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced on Monday, with The Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold winning the prize in national reporting and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, McClatchy and the Miami Herald winning in explanatory reporting […]

Need to Know: Apr. 10, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: In the months after the election, Facebook has taken several public-facing steps to improve its relationship with news on the platform, including launching the Facebook Journalism Project (Facebook Media), partnering with third-party fact-checkers to flag “fake news,” […]

Need to Know: Apr. 7, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Facebook is working with third-party fact-checking organizations to flag “fake news” on the platform, and it’s also one of the funders of the News Integrity Initiative, a $14 million project “focused on helping people make informed judgments […]

Need to Know: Apr. 6, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Ad networks have come under fire lately, with brands boycotting Google’s YouTube for their ads appearing next to offensive content (The Verge), while JPMorgan Chase questioned the effectiveness of programmatic ads with an experiment that found it […]

Need to Know: Apr. 5, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The Trump administration and news organizations have had a contentious relationship, with Trump threatening to change libel laws as a way to punish news organizations (Poynter) and taking shots at the “failing” NYT (Deadline Hollywood) But did […]

Need to Know: Apr. 4, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: BH Media Group is cutting a total of 289 jobs at its papers (Omaha World Herald): 33 jobs were cut at the Richmond Times-Dispatch (Richmond Times-Dispatch) and 36 were cut at the Greensboro News & Record (Greensboro […]

Need to Know: Apr. 3, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Facebook recently launched a journalism initiative, which includes outreach to newsrooms in the form of training and collaboration on new products (Facebook Media) But did you know: Facebook, Mozilla and Craig Newmark are investing $14 million in […]

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