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  • Off the Top: A different take on the top story of the day.
  • Try This at Home: Useful insights and ideas you can try yourself.
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Need to Know: May 24, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: CBS and Viacom want to merge (Recode), AT&T wants to merge with Time Warner (CNNMoney), and Comcast says it is in the advanced stages of preparing an all-cash offer for parts of 21st Century Fox that Rupert […]

Need to Know: May 23, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Readers accused the New York Times of normalizing a Nazi sympathizer with its now-infamous piece “A Voice of Hate in America’s Heartland” But did you know: A new report from Data & Society says the rise of […]

Need to Know: May 22, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The internet’s conspiracy theorists turned Parkland students into “crisis actors” (NBC News) But did you know: The ‘hire a crowd’ business operates openly and makes journalism even more difficult (Poynter) In New Orleans, paid actors disrupted a […]

Need to Know: May 21, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Time, Fortune, and Money have reportedly drawn bids close to $200 million each (New York Post) But did you know: More than two dozen editors and writers who worked at Time Inc. reflect on the company’s rise […]

Need to Know: May 18, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Fox News names Suzanne Scott as its new CEO (The Wrap) But did you know: Fox News’ first female CEO was named in sexual harassment complaints (The Huffington Post) Fox News, dogged by years of sexual harassment […]

Need to Know: May 17, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The FCC repealed Obama era ‘Net Neutrality’ rules for internet providers But did you know: The Senate approves a resolution to nullify the FCC’s net neutrality rollback (NPR) Though the Senate narrowly voted to block FCC Chairman […]

Need to Know: May 16, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Among the cases against Fox News is a discrimination suit in federal court from a local TV reporter who accuses the company of fostering a “misogynistic culture,” more than a dozen women in New York state court […]

Need to Know: May 15, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Medium abruptly cancelled the membership programs of its 21 remaining subscription publisher partners (Nieman Lab) But did you know: Medium will ‘pay each of the affected publishers four month’s worth of any revenue they were making through […]

Need to Know: May 14, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Top figures at The Denver Post, including its former owner, resigned amid budget and staff cuts made by the newspaper’s New York-based hedge fund owners (Associated Press) and 55 of The Denver Post’s newsroom staffers signed an […]

Need to Know: May 11, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism was among the first publishers to sell subscriptions on Medium about two years ago But did you know: Medium is abruptly cancelling the membership programs of its 21 remaining subscription publisher […]

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