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E&P to Host Live Coverage of the Knight Media Forum 2020
E&P, through a partnership with public media and Detroit Public Television, is proud to bring audiences wall-to-wall coverage of the...
Business of News at Thursday, February 20, 2020 3:52:49 PM


Father of Slain Journalist Alison Parker Takes on YouTube Over Refusal to Remove Graphic Videos
It has been more than four years since journalist Alison Parker, doing a live television interview in southern Virginia, was killed when...
Business of News at Thursday, February 20, 2020 3:00:15 PM


How Die Zeits Membership Model Turns Subscribers Into Members
How do you engage and retain your subscribers? This question is becoming more and more important to news media companies...
Business of News at Thursday, February 20, 2020 2:30:52 PM


Is Alden the Archvillain Crushing Local News? Its a Little More Complicated.
No time like now to re-ask the burning questions that swirl around Alden Global Capital, the secreter-than-secret hedge fund relentlessly...
Business of News at Thursday, February 20, 2020 2:00:11 PM


Podcast: Family leave and the diversity edge
Jess Brammar is the new editor in chief of HuffPost UK. She is also 7 months pregnant. When it comes to family leave policy, American news outlets lag behind their European counterparts. On this weeks Kicker, Brammar joins Kyle Pope, the editor and publisher of CJR, to discuss that difference and how family leave might […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Thursday, February 20, 2020 2:00:01 PM


How Bloombergs 60/40 strategy helps him deal with the press
I was a 22-year-old rookie reporter for a local newspaper in the outer boroughs, making a salary that today would not even be New Yorks minimum wage. It was January 2012, the second to last year of Michael Bloombergs mayoralty, and I tentatively typed out an email to Bloombergs hard-charging press secretary. I wanted to […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:42:09 PM


Feeling Panicked About Coronavirus? Media Coverage of New Epidemics Often Stokes Unnecessary Fear
New contagious diseases are scary. They frighten us because theyre unknown and unpredictable. The ongoing outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19...
Business of News at Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:30:13 PM


Newsonomics: In Memphis unexpected news war, The Daily Memphians model demands attention
At first blush, it looks a bit like an old-fashioned newspaper war. (For our younger readers: Long ago, some cities had two or more strong newspapers that fought each other for scoops, talent, readers, and advertisers. Really.) In Memphis, two newsrooms — each with about three dozen journalists — slug it out, day after day....
Nieman Labs at Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:15:07 PM


Marfas Answer to the Collapse of Local News: Coffee and Cocktails
When Landrie Moore was looking for a venue for her destination wedding, she knew she wanted a space that really...
Business of News at Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:00:25 PM


The Fresno Bee Says It was Excluded From Event With Nunes, Bernhardt
A California newspaper whose parent company is being sued by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) says that it was excluded from a water...
Business of News at Thursday, February 20, 2020 12:31:57 PM


Year of Fear, Chapter Two: Whats vexing Macon?
Welcome back to the Year of Fear. Each week until Election Day, CJR and the Delacorte Review will bring you another chapter from one of our four towns. Click here to subscribe to our weekly newsletter. ON JANUARY 20, 2020, some 300 residents of the city of Macon-Bibb County, rose early to attend the annual 7:30 a.m. […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:55:15 AM


Does your community understand what you do? You can help.
The post Does your community understand what you do? You can help. appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:32:33 AM


Podcastings Golden Age is Just Beginning
Its a well-trodden hype cycle in the media industry. Some new technology comes along and starts to take off, publishers...
Business of News at Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:54:33 AM


Want to Know Whats Really Going on in Iran? A Lesson for the News Industry
“Knock Knock! Hello Free World! … Can you hear us?” These words are part of a tweet by Iranian freelance...
Business of News at Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:51:55 AM


With Half a Million International Subscribers, The New York Times Builds UK Breaking News Team
As part of its goal to reach 2 million international subscribers by 2025, The New York Times has established a...
Business of News at Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:50:14 AM


Fight night in Las Vegas
Here are some things that happened in the last 48 hours. President Donald Trump continued a week-long Twitter crusade against his own Justice Department , slamming its prosecutions of his associates Roger Stone and Michael Flynn , and repeatedly retweeting claims by Tom Fitton, of the right-wing group Judicial Watch, that Trump was the victim of a “seditious conspiracy out of DOJ/FBI,” and should have the agencies cleaned out. The president declared himself “the chief law enforcement officer ...
Columbia Journalism Review at Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:05:58 AM


Is Alden the archvillain crushing local news? Its a little more complicated.
No time like now to re-ask the burning questions that swirl around Alden Global Capital, the secreter-than-secret hedge fund relentlessly pursuing newspaper companies: Who are these guys and what do they want? Having slashed newsrooms at The Denver Post and its other longtime holdings by a third two years ago, Alden is now putting the […] The post Is Alden the archvillain crushing local news? Its a little more complicated. appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:00:51 AM


Hoaxes about the coronavirus are now trying to prove human extermination
Since Feb. 10, when the World Health Organization announced that more than 1,000 people had died from the 2019 coronavirus, fact-checkers involved in the #CoronaVirusFacts / #DatosCoronaVirus alliance started to receive a new wave of misinformation — tons of posts, photos and videos “showing” how sick people were being exterminated. The kind of content that […] The post Hoaxes about the coronavirus are now trying to prove human extermination appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, February 20, 2020 7:45:21 AM


How to make hard facts easy to read
A version of this essay was recently published in Research World.  My new book “Murder Your Darlings” isnt a mystery thriller. It is a book about writing books — about 50 of them. Despite their differences, writing guides are consistent on how to make a text clear and comprehensible. Here is the enduring wisdom, summarized […] The post How to make hard facts easy to read appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, February 20, 2020 7:45:01 AM


Debate moderators let Dems duke it out » WSJ journalists ordered expelled from China » Miracle on Ic
The Poynter Report is our daily media newsletter. To have it delivered to your inbox Monday-Friday, click here. Its a free for all The Democrats held a presidential debate in Las Vegas Wednesday night and a no-holds-barred battle royale broke out. Pete Buttigieg tangled with Amy Klobuchar. Bernie Sanders duked it out with Joe Biden. And […] The post Debate moderators let Dems duke it out » WSJ journalists ordered expelled from China » Miracle on Ice anniversary appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, February 20, 2020 7:40:11 AM


Want to know whats really going on in Iran? A lesson for the news industry
“Knock Knock! Hello Free World! … Can you hear us?” These words are part of a tweet by Iranian freelance journalist Mohammad Mosaed that got him arrested Nov. 22 in Iran.  To publish this tweet, he used 42 different proxy servers to access the internet during a nationwide shutdown imposed by the Iranian state. The […] The post Want to know whats really going on in Iran? A lesson for the news industry appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, February 20, 2020 7:15:25 AM


Fact-checking on coronavirus far exceeds that of Zika
Coronavirus vs. Zika: More misinformation – and more fact-checking   A recent study published by Science Advances raises an interesting question: when it comes to health information, do “interventions aimed at combating false and unsupported information really work?” Researchers from Dartmouth College, IE University in Spain and other institutions studied how Brazilians responded to corrective […] The post Fact-checking on coronavirus far exceeds that of Zika appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Thursday, February 20, 2020 7:00:51 AM


I waited in line for Ken Auletta
When I saw the job post, I hesitated. Like many listings on my schools alumni Facebook page, this one was prefaced with a warning: “Not Journalism.” For such jobs, former students who could code or produce audio were often in demand. This one preferred someone with a sturdy set of legs.  Ken Auletta, a respected […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:55:32 AM


KPCC Finds Success with Feeding the Conversation Engagement Series
Nothing brings people together like food as Southern California Public Radio (89.3 KPCC) in Pasadena, Calif. discovered with their Feeding...
Business of News at Thursday, February 20, 2020 3:00:32 AM


Day 3 of Mega-Conference Tackles Reader Retention, Legal Issues Affecting the Industry
Close to 550 news professionals attended the 10th annual Key Executives Mega-Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, which concluded this morning...
Business of News at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:52:38 PM


News Media Alliance Calls on Supreme Court to Protect Copyrighted Content Against Googles Unauthori
The News Media Alliance today filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in support of Oracle in the Google v. Oracle (docket no. 18-956) case concerning...
Business of News at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:09:54 PM


The Hills Review of John Solomons Columns on Ukraine
On Nov. 18, 2019, The Hill announced it was reviewing John Solomons opinion columns on Ukraine after State Department diplomats...
Business of News at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:06:49 PM


The New Yorkers New Weekly Newsletter on Climate Change Will Try to Break Through the Daily Noise
Whats the right pace for journalism about climate change to maximize its impact? Hammering people with a constant torrent of...
Business of News at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:00:55 PM


The New Yorkers new weekly newsletter on climate change will try to break through the daily noise
Whats the right pace for journalism about climate change to maximize its impact? Hammering people with a constant torrent of stories can make some people feel helpless and overwhelmed by the onslaught — not to mention the sheer scope of the problem. But checking in only sporadically, like when theres a major new international report,...
Nieman Labs at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:15:43 PM


YouTube Channel TLDR News Engages Gen Z Through Explainer Content and Impartial Views
Most news organisations are working hard to engage younger readers to future-proof their business model. However, reaching the under-35s is proving...
Business of News at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:00:22 PM


California Freelancer Law Could Expand Exemptions for Journalists
California lawmakers are reconsidering a controversial aspect of a newly implemented state law which limits freelance journalists to 35 articles...
Business of News at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 2:30:41 PM


Germany: Bill Requires Sites to Report Hate Speech to Police
Sharing threats made by someone else could soon become a punishable offense in Germany, after the government approved a bill...
Business of News at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 2:00:50 PM


Two Top Execs Stepping Down at Publisher Tribune Amid Turmoil
Two top executives at newspaper publisher Tribune are stepping down as the company deals with its largest shareholder, a hedge...
Business of News at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:55:53 PM


American Journalism is Dying. Its Survival Requires Public Funds
The McClatchy newspaper chains recent filing for bankruptcy is one more data point showing that US journalism is dying. According...
Business of News at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:00:05 PM


New Kansas City Newsroom on the Runway: Start-ups Tend to Help Each Other
As digital news start-ups show the ability to attract and keep audiences, they are paving the way for more such...
Business of News at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:21:06 PM


MSNBC public editor: the comic-book world of political journalism
“I sort of liken [Donald Trump] to the Joker in Batman,” said Joy Reid, an MSNBC host, in a recent appearance on Hardball. “The Jokers whole life is about hating Batman, because Batman is everything he can never be—Barack Obama, people like Mitt Romney—”  “Who was the best Joker?” Chris Matthews, the host, broke in. […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:55:58 AM


Why we should stop saying Japanese Americans were interned in World War II
This week, California is taking ownership for its role in an ugly chapter in U.S. history that happened nearly eight decades ago. In 1941, Pearl Harbor was attacked. Weeks later, an executive order forced the detainment of U.S. citizens — primarily people of Japanese ancestry. In California, where two of 10 such camps were located, […] The post Why we should stop saying Japanese Americans were interned in World War II appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:39:18 AM


Spotify is gaining a podcast audience quickly. But it is an audience that isnt as interested in new
Weve written a lot (well, Nick Quah has written a lot) about Spotifys efforts to move in on Apples 15-year position as the undisputed No. 1 platform for podcasts. The Swedish streaming giant has made podcasts more central to its apps, negotiated exclusive deals with production companies, and thrown a ton of money around —...
Nieman Labs at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:32:03 AM


China Expels Three Wall Street Journal Reporters as Media Relations Sour
China on Wednesday said it would expel three Wall Street Journal reporters working in mainland China, in a significant escalation...
Business of News at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:20:30 AM


Concern About Influence of Made-Up News on the Election is Lowest Among Those Paying the Least Atten
In what could be considered consensus these days, a very large percentage of Americans (82%) say they are either “very”...
Business of News at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:18:14 AM


The Information is Testing a Subscription Bundle With Bloomberg Media
The Information and Bloomberg Media are the next set of publishers to test out a digital subscription bundling model. The two...
Business of News at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:12:41 AM


This play is about local news, and its not exactly a tragedy
The post This play is about local news, and its not exactly a tragedy appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:15:53 AM


Michael Bloomberg gets a leg up
Michael Bloomberg is all over the news media, and not just in the ad breaks. Having initially flown below the radar due to his late entry into the Democratic primary, his low polling numbers, and his nonparticipation in the early nominating states, Bloomberg is now A Very Serious Candidate, and coverage of his candidacy is suddenly wall-to-wall. Not all of it is comfortable for Bloomberg. In the past week, Benjamin Dixon, a progressive podcast host, dug up his jarring past defense of stop-and-...
Columbia Journalism Review at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 8:05:24 AM


Local newsrooms deal with online harassment daily. Here are 3 things to help ahead of the 2020 elect
Lisa Wilson was just looking for some good news to write about when she posted an inquiry to a local Facebook ask-and-answer group. “You always hear people saying, Why dont you ever write any good news? and thats what I was trying to do,” said Wilson, a reporter with The Island Packet in Hilton Head, […] The post Local newsrooms deal with online harassment daily. Here are 3 things to help ahead of the 2020 elections. appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:45:14 AM


Mike Bloomberg debuts in the debate, while Bernie Sanders wants better media treatment, especially f
The Poynter Report is our daily media newsletter. To have it delivered to your inbox Monday-Friday, click here. Will tonights debate treat Bernie unfairly? There are many intriguing storylines to follow in tonights Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas. How will Mike Bloombergs debate debut go? Can Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren rebound from disappointing performances in […] The post Mike Bloomberg debuts in the debate, while Bernie Sanders wants better media treatment, especially fr...
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:30:00 AM


Making the 2020 elections a climate-emergency story
This article is adapted from The Climate Beat, the weekly newsletter of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism initiative committed to more and better climate coverage. AS THE CLIMATE CRISIS QUICKENS with each passing day—temperatures reached a stunning 69 degrees Fahrenheit in Antarctica last week—how much climate news will most Americans be hearing as they […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6:55:24 AM


Newsday Investigation Finds Evidence of Unequal Treatment Among House Buyers
A three-year Newsday investigation recently brought to light that real estate agents on Long Island were guilty of discriminating against...
Business of News at Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:00:58 AM


Day 2 of Mega-Conference Focuses on Innovation and Revenue Ideas That Are Working Right Now
The second day of the Key Executives Mega-Conference in Fort Worth, Texas started bright and early with a timely and...
Business of News at Tuesday, February 18, 2020 9:24:58 PM


U.S. Designates Chinas Official Media as Operatives of the Communist State
For years they have operated as news organizations in the United States, deploying scores of journalists to cover the major...
Business of News at Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:10:00 PM


Why The Informations Paywall Strategy is so Successful
If you survey the field of publisher subscription models, youll basically find that the vast majority of media outlets utilize...
Business of News at Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:08:13 PM


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