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Need to Know: October 3, 2022

Documenting Hurricane Ian, how the press still falls for Russian disinformation, and the possibilities of AI images

Need to Know: September 30, 2022

Weekly roundup — World News Day, API funds new approaches to election coverage, and memorable newsroom walk-ins

Need to Know: September 29, 2022

Tackling Spanish-language misinformation, the pros and cons of personalized newsletters, and improving religion reporting

Need to Know: September 28, 2022

API funds election coverage grants to 31 news organizations, reforming crime coverage, and newsrooms mark World News Day

Need to Know: September 27, 2022

Protecting the sources in slain reporter’s devices, the future of the comics page, and ‘NyQuil chicken’ searches surge after warning

Need to Know: September 26, 2022

Protecting journalists online, fact checking in India faces government pushback, and Democratic ‘pink slime’ news

Need to Know: September 23, 2022

Is your newsroom “fit for purpose” during this election season?

Need to Know: September 22, 2022

Protecting your journalists, both in the field and online

Need to Know: September 21, 2022

Repairing community relationships — including with groups who don’t trust the media

Need to Know: September 20, 2022

How newsrooms can be different — and better — this election