An inclusive guide to online safety

In today’s digital world, journalists’ careers often rely on their online presence. But newsrooms must also face the harsh reality that many women journalists endure near constant harassment, abuse and threats online.

Key findings for reaching Black Millennials and Gen Z with news

How should news organizations appeal to Millennial and Gen Z news audiences and keep them coming back? That question has been at the heart of a series of reports released in the past seven months by the Media Insight Project, a collaboration of The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the American Press […]

Beyond Twitter and Meta: What’s next for social media

When Elon Musk completed his acquisition of Twitter at the end of October 2022, it signaled the end of the golden age of social media for news organizations. Meta had already started winding down its news partnership efforts, and the rapid gutting of Twitter’s workforce and volatile changes meant news outlets could no longer rely […]

Inside the Inclusion Index

Welcome to American Press Institute’s four-week series on our Inclusion Index approach to serving communities of color and implementing concrete, sustainable DEIB changes within and outside of the newsroom. Each Monday for the next four weeks, API Director of Inclusion and Audience Growth Letrell Crittenden will share insights from his recent work with the Pittsburgh […]

Leadership Reset Series

Each week, Sam Ragland will share a common leadership challenge and an exercise you can complete to help you navigate and overcome that challenge.

Addressing misinformation with audiences under 40: An industry challenge

News organizations need to figure out how to show Gen Z and Millennials why their content is more trustworthy than everything else on the internet

Fine-tuning your Election Day coverage plans: A conversation with the AP

With two weeks to go before Election Day, API hosted a discussion with journalists from The Associated Press last week to go over ways newsrooms can fine-tune their coverage plans. We’ve compiled tips that might help local newsrooms in the final days before the midterm elections. Two years ago, the Covid-19 pandemic, changing election laws […]

How to reach younger, more diverse audiences

We talked with four leading journalists in regional newsrooms across the country about how we all try to reach younger and more diverse audiences with our coverage.

24 lessons for the 2022 elections

Industry leaders shared best practices, case studies and resources to help journalism organizations engage voters and provide resources needed for their audiences to cast informed ballots in the upcoming elections.

World News Day: Disinformation is a scourge on public discourse. Fact-based journalism can help stop it.

American Press Institute is sharing this article in partnership with World News Day, a global campaign to amplify the power and impact of fact-based journalism.