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Need to Know: Dec. 4, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The New York Times is scaling back the number of free articles it offers to non-subscribers to five (Bloomberg) But did you know: Cutting the number of articles offered for free is the most significant change to […]

Need to Know: Dec. 1, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: After Meredith’s deal to buy Time Inc. was announced (New York Times), some speculated that Meredith would begin selling off many of Time Inc.’s titles once the deal closes in 2018 (New York Post) But did you […]

Need to Know: Nov. 29, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The Washington Post published off-the-record conversations with a woman connected to Project Veritas who falsely claimed she was impregnated as a teenager by Roy Moore: Marty Baron said the Post published the conversations because “we can’t honor […]

Need to Know: Nov. 28, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Led by conservative political activist James O’Keefe, Project Veritas was created in 2010 as a charity dedicated to exposing “corruption, dishonesty, self-dealing, waste, fraud, and other misconduct” (New Yorker) But did you know: The Washington Post published […]

Need to Know: Nov. 27, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The New York Times published a profile of “the Nazi sympathizer next door” on Saturday (New York Times), and is accused of “normalizing white nationalism” with the story (HuffPost) But did you know: Without an explanation of […]

Need to Know: Nov. 21, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The Washington Post reported on Monday that eight women say Charlie Rose sexually harassed them (Washington Post) and Rose was suspended by CBS, PBS and Bloomberg while the claims are investigated (Hollywood Reporter); Vox reported on Monday […]

Need to Know: Nov. 20, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Last week, Mashable sold to Ziff Davis for $50 million, about $200 million less than it was valued at a year prior (TechCrunch), while WSJ reported that BuzzFeed and Vice will both miss their revenue targets for […]

Need to Know: Nov. 17, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Sinclair Broadcasting and other major owners of local TV stations have long wanted the FCC to relax its media ownership rules, allowing ownership of a newspaper and a broadcast station in a single market (The Street) But […]

Need to Know: Nov. 16, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Time Inc. tried to sell itself earlier this year with a monthslong bidding process with several potential buyers (Recode), and announced in April that it would remain independent and not sell (New York Times); Meredith tried to […]

Need to Know: Nov. 15, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: In its Q3 results, The New York Times reported that its surge in digital subscriptions and digital advertising made up for print losses (New York Times) But did you know: The New York Times may be headed […]

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