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  • Off the Top: A different take on the top story of the day.
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Need to Know: May 10, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: At the time of Matt Lauer’s firing, NBC Chairman Andy Lack said that he had “reason to believe this may not have been an isolated incident” and NBC News faces skepticism that it can reform in-house sexual […]

Need to Know: May 9, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Mark Zuckerberg cares about journalism, but says he doesn’t want to pay for it But did you know: New data casts doubt on Facebook’s commitment to quality news (Columbia Journalism Review) Recent data on the best-performing news […]

Need to Know: May 8, 2018

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

Need to Know: May 7, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation is coming May 25 But did you know: How have news publishers prepared for GDPR? (Nieman Lab) The maximum penalty for breaking Europe’s coming General Data Protection Regulation laws — a massive […]

Need to Know: May 4, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Eight women said Charlie Rose sexually harassed them — with nudity, groping and lewd calls But did you know: Charlie Rose’s misconduct was widespread at CBS and three managers were warned, investigation finds (The Washington Post) Incidents […]

Need to Know: May 3, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Conservatives pushed a censorship narrative during Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony, and ProPublica has reported that Facebook’s system allows advertisers to exclude black, Hispanic, and other “ethnic affinities” from seeing ads But did you know:  Facebook has committed to […]

Need to Know: May 2, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Over the past four years, people have tended to agree that the internet is a plus for society and an especially good thing for individual users (Pew Research Center) But did you know: A declining majority of […]

Need to Know: May 1, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Journalists and the public have been intensely debating the White House Correspondents Dinner since Saturday But did you know: White House correspondents think about changing dinner for Trump era (CNNMoney) The White House Correspondents Association is belatedly […]

Need to Know: April 30, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Since the fall, the US Department of Justice has been overhauling its manual for federal prosecutors (NYU School of Law) But did you know: The Justice Department deleted language about press freedom from its internal manual (BuzzFeed […]

Need to Know: April 27, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Matt Lauer was fired in November after the company received a complaint about his alleged sexual misconduct, with NBC Chairman Andy Lack saying at the time that he had “reason to believe this may not have been […]

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