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Data Journalism Meets Podcast: How Reach Turns Databases into Human Stories
Numbers can have a numbing quality is a common saying in journalism, meaning that overuse of numbers can leave audiences...
Business of News at Friday, December 13, 2019 4:30:13 PM


A New Guide for Telling Powerful and Inclusive Stories with Underserved Communities
Across Europe, news organisations are being challenged to be more representative of their users and, in particular, underserved communities too...
Business of News at Friday, December 13, 2019 4:00:50 PM


Doing More with Less: Seven Practical Tips for Local Newsrooms Everywhere
Building a sustainable model of audience supported, public-interest journalism is not easy. The story of declining advertising revenues, relationships with...
Business of News at Friday, December 13, 2019 3:35:12 PM


Why REI Swapped Its Catalog for a Magazine—and What That Means for Print Media
In September, some 450,000 members of outdoor goods store REI, the largest U.S. consumer co-op, received a surprise in their...
Business of News at Friday, December 13, 2019 2:33:53 PM


Podcast: Carole Cadwalladr and disinformation at the ballot box
Facebook, Google, and Twitter are going to be used to facilitate disinformation and racism in the 2020 US presidential election, and Carole Cadwalladr says we need to tell that story better. At the recent “Disinfo 2020: Prepping the Press” conference, Kyle Pope, editor and publisher of CJR, and Cadwalladr, a feature writer for the Observer […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Friday, December 13, 2019 2:32:34 PM


FTC Weighs Seeking Injunction Against Facebook Over How Its Apps Interact
Federal officials are considering seeking a preliminary injunction against Facebook Inc. over antitrust concerns related to how its products interact,...
Business of News at Friday, December 13, 2019 1:30:30 PM


The Boston Heralds Editor-in-Chief is Jumping to 7News
Joe Sciacca, the editor-in-chief of the Boston Herald, announced Tuesday morning that he is leaving the newspaper to take a job...
Business of News at Friday, December 13, 2019 1:29:47 PM


Update to Fee Model Ties NPRs Income to Station Donor Revenue
NPRs board of directors approved a new method for calculating its member stations fees for programming and other services, moving...
Business of News at Friday, December 13, 2019 12:45:19 PM


Heres What ProPublica Learned About Managing a Collaboration Across Hundreds of News Organizations
ProPublicas Documenting Hate collaboration comes to a close next month after nearly three years. It brought together hundreds of newsrooms...
Business of News at Friday, December 13, 2019 12:16:44 PM


Why the Rise of Paywalls Will Save Journalism
Journalism is arguably in one of the most fragile states since Gutenbergs advent of the printing press almost 600 years...
Business of News at Friday, December 13, 2019 12:13:57 PM


The journalistic newsfeed: editorial values and algorithms
Facebook, Google, Apple News: these are the technology companies vital to news distribution. Their algorithms, written with the values and priorities of Silicon Valley, drive the majority of online traffic to news, determining which publishers and stories gain exposure—sometimes with less-than-desirable results.   Increasingly, news organizations are also joining this game of algorithmic curation. Maybe its […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Friday, December 13, 2019 12:00:56 PM


What the Newspapers are Saying About Tory Election Victory
The Conservative Party has swept to a resounding victory in the general election, returning Boris Johnson to Downing Street with...
Business of News at Friday, December 13, 2019 11:07:49 AM


Judge Finds The Wraps Contract With Reporter to be Unlawful
Is it legal for employers in the state of California to hold employees to fixed-term contracts that prevent them from...
Business of News at Friday, December 13, 2019 11:06:13 AM


As Print and Digital Newsrooms Struggle, Local Broadcast Stations are Making Money Hand Over Fist
As legacy print outlets and many digital startups struggle financially, another segment of the news industry is doing just fine,...
Business of News at Friday, December 13, 2019 11:05:09 AM


Heres what ProPublica learned about managing a collaboration across hundreds of news organizations
ProPublicas Documenting Hate collaboration comes to a close next month after nearly three years. It brought together hundreds of newsrooms around the country to cover hate crimes and bias incidents. The project started because we wanted to gather as much data as we could, to find untold stories and to fill in gaps in woefully...
Nieman Labs at Friday, December 13, 2019 10:00:53 AM


Here is a step-by-step guide for news outlets to share power with underserved communities
How can a news outlet share power with its audience? That kind of question may make more traditional journalism thinkers quake, but its an inquiry that more and more news organizations are — slowly — undertaking. “We need citizens to be equipped to navigate the world around us. Because good journalism is great for democracy...
Nieman Labs at Friday, December 13, 2019 9:58:56 AM


Did NASA give spiders drugs to see how they would affect web-spinning?
The post Did NASA give spiders drugs to see how they would affect web-spinning? appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Friday, December 13, 2019 9:46:37 AM


Boris Johnson and Brexit come out of cold storage
Britain still has Boris Johnson as its prime minister. In the countrys national election, his Conservative Party thrashed the opposition Labour Party, securing a comfortable majority in Parliament and making it highly likely that Brexit will happen. His victory, marked by a speech in which he gleefully repeated misleading claims, was ushered in by political manipulation and an inadequate press. Partisan outlets—in Britains case, newspapers, not cable news—shouted louder than ever, and even th...
Columbia Journalism Review at Friday, December 13, 2019 8:10:16 AM


I got laid off. Heres what I learned from sharing on social media.
Ive been telling folks that getting laid off from your profession of 21 years is like the worst “Its not you, its me” breakup. Ever. Because thats what it is. Its hard not to take it personally, but ultimately, its a decision you had no control over. (And dont take it personally.) What you do […] The post I got laid off. Heres what I learned from sharing on social media. appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Friday, December 13, 2019 8:00:48 AM


Chris Wallace stands up for the First Amendment » Greta Thunberg trolls Trump » Debates are piling u
The Poynter Report is our daily media newsletter. To have it delivered to your inbox Monday-Friday, click here. Annnnnd in this corner, wearing red, white and blue … Chris Wallace! This is an astounding statistic. According to a Freedom Forum Institute poll, 29% of Americans think the First Amendment goes “too far.” Think about that for a second. The First […] The post Chris Wallace stands up for the First Amendment » Greta Thunberg trolls Trump » Debates are piling up appeared first on Poy...
Poynter Institute at Friday, December 13, 2019 7:30:38 AM


Who didnt kill Jimmy Hoffa
The good stories are the ones we remember. Thats what worries Dan Moldea, an investigative journalist, who has spent 45 years searching for the body of Jimmy Hoffa, the Teamsters union leader with ties to the mob. Recently, after he saw The Irishman, the new Martin Scorcese movie that spins a theory of Hoffas death, […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Friday, December 13, 2019 6:50:47 AM


Critical Thinking: A New California Bill Puts a 35-Content Submission Limit on Freelancers, Causing
Recently, California passed a bill which restricts the use of classifying workers as independent contractors rather than employees. This puts...
Business of News at Friday, December 13, 2019 3:00:01 AM


Ukraine Detains Five, Including Pediatric Surgeon, for Killing Journalist in 2016
Ukrainian police have detained five people, including a pediatric surgeon and a rock musician, over the killing of an investigative...
Business of News at Thursday, December 12, 2019 6:22:33 PM


Netflix Sends Journalists on Pricey Trips, Raising Questions and Angering Rivals
When the Critics Choice Awards, an annual Hollywood ceremony reflecting the taste of hundreds of critics, announced its nominees last...
Business of News at Thursday, December 12, 2019 6:20:19 PM


How Report for America Ended Up Funding a Community Wikipedia Editor at a Library
When Report for America announced last week that it was placing 250 journalists into 164 local newsrooms, the list of beats theyd be...
Business of News at Thursday, December 12, 2019 6:18:34 PM


How Apple News Editors Quietly Influence UKs Election Reading
On Monday night, millions of iPhones in Britain buzzed with a push notification encouraging their users to watch three video...
Business of News at Thursday, December 12, 2019 3:00:37 PM


Theres a Worrying Rise in Journalists being Arrested for Fake News Around the World.
As 2019 draws to a close, there are 30 journalists in jail worldwide on charges of “false news”—or, as its...
Business of News at Thursday, December 12, 2019 2:30:45 PM


Barriers for Local News Publishers in Growing Digital Subscriptions and Reader Revenue
While local publishers have an online reader revenue strategy, they are not satisfied with the execution, according to an in-depth...
Business of News at Thursday, December 12, 2019 2:00:50 PM


Four ways Mother Jones became profitable in this turbulent industry
When a news organization is slapped with a defamation lawsuit, it can be a cause for panic. In 2012, Idaho billionaire Frank VanderSloot sued Mother Jones over a story it had published about his political efforts. Mother Jones had a choice. It could either pay the $74,999 that VanderSloot had sued for — $1 short...
Nieman Labs at Thursday, December 12, 2019 1:34:47 PM


Seven Things to Consider Before Adopting AI in Your News Organization
Artificial intelligence plays a significant role in journalism already. It has the potential for wide-ranging and profound influence on how...
Business of News at Thursday, December 12, 2019 1:00:16 PM


Seven New Members Appointed at the WAN-IFRAs World Editors Forum Board.
Seven new members appointed at the WAN-IFRAs World Editors Forum Board. The World Editors Forum (WEF), the leading network for...
Business of News at Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:59:38 PM


Adam Causey Named Texas-Based News Editor
Adam Kealoha Causey, The Associated Press administrative correspondent in Oklahoma, has been named news editor overseeing Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma.
Business of News at Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:54:17 PM


This is how Report for America ended up funding a community Wikipedia editor (!) at a library (!!)
When Report for America announced last week that it was placing 250 journalists into 164 local newsrooms, the list of beats theyd be covering didnt seem too out of the ordinary. It served as a sort of non-comprehensive to-cover list for local news: climate changes impacts on a community, rural healthcare, housing struggles, immigrant issues,...
Nieman Labs at Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:52:02 PM


Study Shows Cookies Slow Down Pages and Cause Data Leakage
For a long time, publishers have known that too many tech vendors can cause headaches, slowing down page-load times and...
Business of News at Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:30:36 PM


MSNBC public editor: What if Rachel Maddow is right?
The bloodsport of Red vs. Blue party politics drives the US media. But the polarization of Blue vs. Bluer is just as striking. And theres no better symbol of the schism than MSNBCs most popular anchor, the pen-tapping, eyebrow-waggling, Russia-obsessed lightning rod, Rachel Maddow. According to Adweek, The Rachel Maddow Show averaged 3.2 million viewers […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Thursday, December 12, 2019 11:55:17 AM


Trusting the News Media in the Trump Era
It is no secret that, in an information environment characterized by deep tensions between President Donald Trump and national news...
Business of News at Thursday, December 12, 2019 11:06:20 AM


Can the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Survive a Shrinking and Increasingly Chaotic Newsroom?
Three weeks into a byline strike, several members of the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh stood outside on a frigid Wednesday...
Business of News at Thursday, December 12, 2019 11:05:18 AM


The State of News Subscriptions–and a Newsworthy Approach Worth Considering
Doggedly following the pace of the duopoly and facing falling print revenue, they anxiously watch as an increasing number of...
Business of News at Thursday, December 12, 2019 11:03:37 AM


Why REI swapped its catalog for a magazine — and what that means for print media
In September, some 650,000 members of outdoor goods store REI, the largest U.S. consumer co-op, received a surprise in their mailboxes. In lieu of the typical 28-page fall catalog talking up the merits of the latest waterproof jacket or tent, the Seattle-based outdoor gear retailer mailed out the first 84-page issue of a new quarterly […] The post Why REI swapped its catalog for a magazine — and what that means for print media appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, December 12, 2019 9:50:25 AM


Anti-vaxxers adopt new manipulation tactics to spread misinformation
The post Anti-vaxxers adopt new manipulation tactics to spread misinformation appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, December 12, 2019 8:00:36 AM


Was Time magazine right to pick Greta Thunberg for Person of the Year? » Fox News on top of ratings
The Poynter Report is our daily media newsletter. To have it delivered to your inbox Monday-Friday, click here. Thinking on Times Person of the Year Lets get something straight. Time magazines Person of the Year is just an honorary title. Other than publicity, the “winner” doesnt actually get anything. Those who dont “win” dont miss out on […] The post Was Time magazine right to pick Greta Thunberg for Person of the Year? » Fox News on top of ratings » Sinclair may change course appear...
Poynter Institute at Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:53:50 AM


Fact-checkers are teaching Indonesian housewives how to stop misinformation
Media literacy programs should be offered where misinformation flourishes. Thats why fact-checkers from Mafindo, in Indonesia, developed a verification workshop focused on women who stay at home. Many of them have been taken to court — and to jail — for spreading falsehoods. Since August, Mafindos team has given media literacy workshops in 17 cities. […] The post Fact-checkers are teaching Indonesian housewives how to stop misinformation appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:45:07 AM


Whose responsibility is the right to be forgotten?
This fall, Europes highest court ruled that the “right to be forgotten”—a European move to make sure that false or damaging information does not dwell forever online—must remain limited to domains in the European Union only. The ruling means that search engines such as Google need not comply with requests to de-link or remove personal information, unless they come from within the EU. And that any information that is removed will still be available when searching from outside of its borders. ...
Columbia Journalism Review at Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:16:31 AM


In the spirit of the season, the Poynter Institute proudly presents … Roy Peter Clark — The Christma
The post In the spirit of the season, the Poynter Institute proudly presents … Roy Peter Clark — The Christmas Album appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:15:03 AM


Will Shahidul Alam be free to see his Rubin exhibition close?
The photojournalist and human-rights advocate Shahidul Alam sat in a small office in New York Citys Rubin Museum of Art on a dreary October afternoon. Hed just flown in from Toronto. The next day, he was expected in London. If the government of Bangladesh had its way, Alam would still be in Dhakas central jail, […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Thursday, December 12, 2019 6:55:21 AM


Washington Blade Celebrates 50 Years of Publication
The countrys first gay newspaper, the Washington Blade, recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. The Blades first edition was released Oct.
Business of News at Thursday, December 12, 2019 3:00:41 AM


Robert Decherd Bolsters Ownership Stake in The Dallas Morning News Parent Company
Robert W. Decherd is bolstering his ownership stake in The Dallas Morning News parent company, buying $3.34 million in shares from...
Business of News at Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:04:07 PM


Sinclair Drops Boris Epshteyn and Other Political Analysts
Sinclair Broadcast Group is axing the “must-run” segments of one of its biggest stars, Boris Epshteyn, the networks chief political...
Business of News at Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:01:39 PM


Small Experiments Beat Big Ones, and Other Takeaways from BizLabs Public Radio Innovation Summit
With all the trouble local newspapers are in, local public radio stations have been a bright spot in many communities: growing instead...
Business of News at Wednesday, December 11, 2019 5:54:54 PM


Local Broadcast Readies for a $3.2 Billion Political Ad Bonanza in 2020
As legacy print outlets and many digital startups struggle financially, another segment of the news industry is doing just fine,...
Business of News at Wednesday, December 11, 2019 2:45:04 PM


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