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Need to Know: March 2, 2022

Differentiating news from opinion, more on education news gaps, and fact-checkers collaborate on Ukraine

Need to Know: March 1, 2022

A call for 50,000 reporters, Ukraine coverage exposes biases, and Grist grows its donor base

Need to Know: February 28, 2022

Quantifying the local news decline, scammy Instagram ‘war’ pages, and what makes a good taco story

Need to Know: February 25, 2022

How to follow the war in Ukraine, exposing fake images and video, and the rise of community news funds

Need to Know: February 24, 2022

Hooking readers with food and happiness, an audience focus in Minneapolis, and reviving The Emancipator

Need to Know: February 23, 2022

Community news funds make an impact, a global newsroom explains its mission, and a startup ends in New Mexico

Need to Know: February 22, 2022

Labeling old articles, a place where print still works, and The Baltimore Sun’s apology

Need to Know: February 18, 2022

Invest in trust-building strategies, print sales shrink during pandemic, and what is an ‘anti-racist’ newsroom

Need to Know: February 17, 2022

Education news gaps, rethinking editing tests, and a warning about transcription apps

Need to Know: February 16, 2022

Explaining your investigative work, the Palin verdict, and self-examination at the Philadelphia Inquirer