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Need to Know: September 26, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Apple News shows promise delivering traffic but won’t make up for Facebook shortfalls (Digiday) But did you know: Publishers say they’re seeing little to no ad revenue from Apple News despite huge traffic growth (Slate) As Facebook retreats from […]

Need to Know: September 25, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Blockchain-and-journalism startup Civil launches token sale; says 100 percent of proceeds will go to the Civil Foundation to fuel grants for worthy journalism projects (Medium, Matthew Iles) But did you know: Aiming to attract buyers who aren’t cryptocurrency nerds, […]

Need to Know: September 24, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: We need a new model for tech journalism: “Journalists have been too slow to spot how things have changed and to cover the sector as the corporate behemoth it is” (Columbia Journalism Review) But did you know: Craigslist founder […]

Need to Know: September 21, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Google searches can be a good indicator of the public’s interests, concerns or intentions, but these searches do not necessarily represent users’ opinions (Pew Research Center) But did you know: Ahead of the midterms, Google News Lab created a […]

Need to Know: September 20, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Google rebranded DoubleClick as Google Ad Manager in effort to simplify advertising for publishers (Google) But did you know: Publishers claim Google Ad Manager has been down for several weeks (Digiday) Publishers have struggled to get visibility on who […]

Need to Know: September 19, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Facebook’s screening for political ads nabs news sites instead of politicians (ProPublica) But did you know: Facebook is moving forward with its controversial Ad Archive, with a new system to decide where to include individual publishers in the archive […]

Need to Know: September 18, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard:In 2015, the Justice Department introduced changes to its media guidelines that aimed to protect journalists, after widespread criticism of the Obama administration’s journalist surveillance policy (The Washington Post) But did you know: The Justice Department still has secret […]

Need to Know: September 17, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Local news has borne the brunt of the crashing journalism ecosystem (Nieman Lab) But did you know: $20 million is heading toward local news from the Lenfest Institute and Knight Foundation (Nieman Lab) After initially joining forces to boost […]

Need to Know: September 14, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Women in public-facing journalism jobs are exhausted by harassment (Poynter) But did you know: Nearly one-third of female journalists worldwide consider leaving the profession due to online attacks and threats (International Women’s Media Foundation) In a new report on […]

Need to Know: September 13, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Facebook is assigning users who report potentially false posts a credibility score (The Washington Post) But did you know: CrowdTangle now lets journalists report potentially false news on Facebook (Poynter) Facebook has expanded its effort to combat misinformation by […]

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