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Need to Know: Mar. 31, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: A new report from the Tow Center examines how tech companies have changed how journalism operates as they “control what audiences see and who gets paid for their attention, and even what format and type of journalism […]

Need to Know: Mar. 30, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Research from Stanford and Cornell released earlier this year found that placed under the right circumstances, anyone can act like a troll online: The tone of the post preceding theirs was one factor that led to this […]

Need to Know: March 29, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Earlier this year, Wall Street Journal leadership had been internally criticized for being soft on President Donald Trump (Politico), and over a year ago, the Journal’s employees’ union published details of pay disparities in the newsroom (The Washington […]

Need to Know: March 28, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: For advertisers, algorithms can lead to unexpected exposure on sites spewing hate (The Washington Post) But did you know: Since the presidential election, hundreds of companies have decided to block their advertisements from running on Breitbart News, but several […]

Need to Know: March 27, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Donald Trump has long been feuding with Univision, first after the Spanish-language network refused to carry his Miss Universe pageant (The Washington Times) and when Trump threw Univision’s Jorge Ramos out of a 2015 press conference after […]

Need to Know: March 24, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Google has long tried to work with publishers, and has begun to fund news projects and support industry conferences, positioning it more favorably with publishers than that other platform giant, Facebook. (Digiday) But did you know: Facebook has turned […]

Need to Know: Mar. 23, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: In 2015, the Women’s Media Center said only one-third of top circulated organizations’ stories are written by women: Some reasons for this might include that women in journalism are more susceptible to burnout and men are often […]

Need to Know: Mar. 22, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Last week, the Independent Journal Review removed a story about Barack Obama’s trip to Hawaii and implied the trip “had something to do with a federal judge’s decision to block President Trump’s immigration order,” saying that the […]

Need to Know: Mar. 21, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: In 2015, The Washington Post started to catch up and surpass The New York Times in web traffic, but each newspaper is winning the battle for web traffic in its own way, with NYT receiving more direct […]

Need to Know: Mar. 20, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Last summer, Gannett bought North Jersey Media Group, which includes NJ’s second-largest daily The Record and a number of community newspapers (NorthJersey.com) and announced last fall that it would cut half of North Jersey Media Group’s 426 […]

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