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Need to Know: June 26, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Apple News’s human editors prefer a few major newsrooms (Columbia Journalism Review) But did you know: With a light jab at Facebook, Apple News launches a 2018 midterm elections section that’ll “steer clear of rumor and propaganda” (Nieman […]

Need to Know: June 25, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Twitter can be a hostile and dangerous place for women (New York Magazine) But did you know: A new study finds male political reporters retweet other men three times more often than their female colleagues (Vox) Anyone who follows […]

Need to Know: June 22, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The interiors of the detention centers where children are being kept from their parents are still largely out of public view because the government has gone to great lengths to keep the media at bay (CNNMoney) But […]

Need to Know: June 21, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Americans with high political awareness, those who are very digitally savvy and those who place high levels of trust in the news media are better able to accurately identify news-related statements as factual or opinion (Pew Research […]

Need to Know: June 20, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: There is not enough philanthropic dollars flowing into journalism to make up for the gaps in what has been lost from legacy newsrooms (The Shorenstein Center at Harvard and Northeastern University) But did you know: There is […]

Need to Know: June 19, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: 50 percent of the public say they are only a little familiar with the term “op‑ed,” or don’t know what it is But did you know: How are Americans doing at distinguishing between factual and opinion statements […]

Need to Know: June 18, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: In April 30 percent of The Denver Post staff was laid off and the newspaper’s hedge-fund owners interfered in the editorial process (CityLab) and Civil promises that you don’t have to care about blockchain to care about […]

Need to Know: June 15, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The influence of social media platforms and technology companies has had a greater effect on American journalism than even the shift from print to digital (The Tow Center) But did you know: Despite concerns about control, news […]

Need to Know: June 14, 2016

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Digital advertising revenue across all digital entities (beyond just news) continues to grow, with technology companies playing a large role in the flow of both news and revenue (Pew Research) But did you know: Print circulation, revenue […]

Need to Know: June 13, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: A former Senate Intelligence Committee aide was charged in a leak case where an NYT reporter’s records were seized and press advocates have bashed the US government’s seizure of years of email and phone data from NYT […]

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