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Need to Know: September 12, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Americans believe 62 percent of news reporting is biased, and 44 percent is inaccurate (Knight Foundation) But did you know: What Americans say it will take to rebuild their trust in the media (Nieman Lab) In a new survey, […]

Need to Know: September 11, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: After years of growth, the use of social media for news is falling across the world (Nieman Lab) But did you know: Most Americans still get their news from social media, but they don’t expect it to be accurate […]

Need to Know: September 10, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Six women raise new assault and harassment claims against CBS Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves (The New Yorker) But did you know: Leslie Moonves exits CBS without severance package; company says $20 million will be donated to women’s groups […]

Need to Know: September 7, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: 74 percent of Americans agree that the media should serve as a watchdog on government (Freedom Forum Institute) But did you know: New report shows American voters overwhelmingly support press freedom but are missing signs it’s under threat (Reporters […]

Need to Know: September 6, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: The New York Times took the rare step of publishing an anonymous op-ed by a senior Trump administration official, which claims many in the administration are “thwarting Mr. Trump’s more misguided impulses” (The New York Times) But did […]

Need to Know: September 5, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Audiences are increasingly moving from public social media to closed or semi-closed platforms (Nieman Lab) But did you know: Facebook’s private groups offer refuge to fringe figures (The New York Times) Facebook’s fight against disinformation and hate speech will […]

Need to Know: September 4, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Trump’s tariffs on Canadian newsprint are overturned (The New York Times) But did you know: The tariffs are gone, but the burden of print weighs heavier and heavier (Nieman Lab) The decision to eliminate newsprint tariffs, announced Wednesday by […]

Need to Know: August 31, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Some publishers stopped their Facebook ad spending over policy that treated publishers as political advertisers (Digiday) But did you know: Twitter will exempt news organizations from its issue ads policy (Axios) Twitter says news organizations can apply to be […]

Need to Know: August 30, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: How a tariff on Canadian newsprint is threatening American newspapers (The Washington Post) But did you know: The United States International Trade Commission voted Wednesday to eliminate the newsprint tariff (The New York Times) The United States International Trade […]

Need to Know: August 29, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: President Trump accuses Google of burying conservative news in search results (The New York Times) But did you know: Trump’s claim is based on a study that is ‘not scientific’ (The Washington Post) Trump is most likely repeating a […]

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