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Need to Know: July 25, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Tronc slashes New York Daily News staff in half on Monday (The New York Times) But did you know: Fears are growing that New York City is becoming a local news desert (The Washington Post) “New York City and […]

Need to Know: July 24, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: New York Daily News staff cut in half by Tronc, top editor ousted (The New York Times) But did you know: About a third of large U.S. newspapers have suffered layoffs since 2017 (Pew Research Center) Newspaper layoffs have […]

Need to Know: July 23, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Twitter is asking the public to help measure how toxic it is (The Verge) But did you know: New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman pulled back from Twitter because ‘Twitter is not where a nuanced or thoughtful discussion can […]

Need to Know: July 20, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: People’s trust in their favorite news outlet has increased in the last year But did you know: When a link to a news story shows the source, some people end up trusting it less (Nieman Lab) Readers actually seem […]

Need to Know: July 19, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: How teens in the Balkans duped Trump supporters with fake news during the 2016 campaign (BuzzFeed News) But did you know: American conservatives played a secret role in the Macedonian fake news boom ahead of 2016 (BuzzFeed News) A […]

Need to Know: July 18, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Despite the fact that women make up the majority of students in undergraduate and graduate photojournalism programs, photojournalism is an industry still heavily dominated by men (The New York Times)   But did you know: Investigation finds that sexual […]

Need to Know: July 17, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: On April 25, the social media campaign #SaveStudentNewsrooms highlighted challenges facing student-run publications (Medium, Frank LoMonte) But did you know: As local newsrooms shrink, college journalists fill in the gaps (Poynter) In Chapel Hill, N.C., the Daily Tar Heel […]

Need to Know: July 16, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Where Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh stands on key issues (CNN) But did you know: Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s press freedom record is lighter when it comes to issues like libel and privacy torts, but heavier on national […]

Need to Know: July 13, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: 82 percent of Americans have “some” or “a lot” of confidence in local news organizations (Pew Research Center) But did you know: Russian influence campaign sought to exploit Americans’ trust in local news (NPR) New findings from the investigation […]

Need to Know: July 12, 2018

Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: Facebook plans to roll out a news section on its original video platform Watch (Axios) But did you know: Facebook Watch will debut fully-funded news shows July 16 (The Wrap) Facebook is set to launch its slate of fully-funded […]

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