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API’s daily Need to Know morning newsletter provides fresh, useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism. Most of the items that we curate for the newsletter each day also appear here on the website as a cumulative body of knowledge.

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Need to Know: July 13, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Time Inc. is exploring the possibility of a name change to “reposition the publisher as a modern media company with growing digital and video ventures” (Wall Street Journal) But did you know: A name change isn’t a […]

Need to Know: July 12, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: In June, a Wall Street Journal union report found that full-time female employees at Dow Jones make on average 85 percent of what their male counterparts earn (Poynter) But did you know: Dow Jones is trying to […]

Need to Know: July 11, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Research from API and AP-NORC finds that Americans are skeptical of “the news media” in the abstract, but generally trust the news they rely on But did you know: 85 percent of Republicans say the news media […]

Need to Know: July 10, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: In June, WSJ reported that Facebook is building a tool to allow users to subscribe to news organizations directly through its mobile app (Wall Street Journal) But did you know: Facebook is preparing to test paid subscriptions, […]

Need to Know: July 7, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Last week, hundreds of New York Times employees walked out of the newsroom in protest of cuts to the copy desk intended to “streamline” by reducing the layers of editing (Washington Post) But did you know: NYT […]

Need to Know: July 6, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: NPR tweeted out the Declaration of Independence on the Fourth of July (@npr, Twitter) But did you know: Some Trump supporters thought NPR’s tweets were a statement against the president, claiming bias (Gizmodo) When some Trump supporters […]

Need to Know: July 5, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: On Sunday morning, Trump tweeted a video where he is portrayed wrestling and punching a person whose face has been replaced by the CNN logo (New York Times) But did you know: CNN found the identity of […]

Need to Know: June 30, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Donald Trump and ‘Morning Joe’ have a long and ugly feud that just got even uglier following a series of tweets yesterday about Mika Brzezinski (The Washington Post) But did you know: Trump is seizing the advantage […]

Need to Know: June 29, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Facebook explained how the company defines hate speech and its approach removing it — as well as some of the complexities that arise when it comes to setting limits on speech at a global scale, in dozens […]

Need to Know: June 28, 2017

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: You might have heard: A CNN producer criticized the network’s Russia coverage in an undercover video (Hollywood Reporter) But did you know: President Trump and his supporters seized on CNN’s mistake (The New York Times) Unsurprisingly, President […]

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