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How HuffPost UK Broke Free of the London Bubble with Its National News Coverage
HuffPost UK is a news website that understands its audience and constantly pushes the boundaries of what a digital-only outlet...
Business of News at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:39:29 PM


Hedge fund owners continue to close in on Tribune Publishing and McClatchy
Inflection day for the future ownership of Tribune Publishing and McClatchy arrived Wednesday. As I thought might be the case, nothing definitive happened — but there were three developments of note: Alden Global Capital, with a 32% stake and growing influence in the management of Tribune, could buy additional stock July 1 as a “standstill […] The post Hedge fund owners continue to close in on Tribune Publishing and McClatchy appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 3:57:24 PM


The Trans Journalists Association launches, with workplace advice and a style guide
On Tuesday, the last day of Pride Month, 50 journalists launched a project to keep with the momentum of the month: the Trans Journalists Association. The organization offers professional support to trans journalists around the world, who are often underrepresented in newsrooms and misrepresented in news stories about them, Ashley Dejean, a founding member of...
Nieman Labs at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 2:30:57 PM


From the Climate Crisis to Covid-19: Can Journalism Focus on the Stories That Matter?
To hear many journalists tell it, the spring of 2020 has brought a series of extraordinary revelations. Look at what...
Business of News at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 2:30:24 PM


A Hong Kong Hangout for Journalists Stands Up for Press Freedom Amid Protests and Pandemic
When Bloomberg News editor Jodi Schneider took the reins of the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) in the summer...
Business of News at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 2:00:58 PM


Saheed Vassell and the forgotten victims of police brutality
On April 4th, 2019, around 4pm, a crowd gathered on the corner of Utica Avenue and Montgomery Street in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. The weather was sunny and warm. The group had come for a memorial event: a year earlier, Saheed Vassell, a thirty-four-year-old Black man, had been shot and killed by a […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:05:49 PM


Wall Street Journal Data Makes the Case for a Robust Onboarding Experience
Following an in-depth research of churn, The Wall Street Journal overhauled its onboarding programme for new subscribers. It focused on...
Business of News at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:00:00 PM


Tribune can buy more time by selling more control to Alden Global Capital
Weve been telling you for months now that June 30 was going to be a big day for American newspapers. That was the day that Tribune Publishing — owner of big dailies in Chicago, Baltimore, New York, Orlando, Hartford, and South Florida — would be suddenly vulnerable to a change in ownership, and not a...
Nieman Labs at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:06:42 AM


And the most-watched cable news show ever is …
The Poynter Report is our daily media newsletter. To have it delivered to your inbox Monday-Friday, click here. The country is incredibly divided right now, and cable news is a reflection of that. Is there a more polarizing cable news station than Fox News? Its diehard viewers are fiercely loyal. Its detractors compare the network to […] The post And the most-watched cable news show ever is … appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:35:12 AM


Think ahead now about workflow, style guides and new policies for fall success in your student newsr
The Lead is a weekly newsletter that provides resources and connections for student journalists in both college and high school. Sign up here to have it delivered to your inbox every Wednesday morning. This summer, think ahead about how youll train new staff members I know, I know — its the beginning of July! If youre on […] The post Think ahead now about workflow, style guides and new policies for fall success in your student newsroom appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:30:58 AM


Fact-checking Trumps claims about the coronavirus during his trip to Wisconsin
PolitiFact and MediaWise are teaming up to debunk misinformation about the coronavirus crisis. To have Coronavirus Facts delivered to your inbox Monday-Friday, click here. A note to readers: I really appreciate you spending your morning — or afternoon — checking out this newsletter. Were going to be changing it up a bit going forward. Im […] The post Fact-checking Trumps claims about the coronavirus during his trip to Wisconsin appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:25:22 AM


We need to reimagine a free press for the twenty-first century
Times of crisis are watershed moments. For years, the journalism industry has propped up the crumbling twentieth-century model for a free and independent press with inadequate and makeshift solutions. As covid-19 wipes out the stopgaps, and the system collapses, the only way out is forward.  In our fourth webinar for the Journalism Crisis Project, our panelists […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 7:49:17 AM


There is too much news
On Monday morning, the Supreme Court struck down a law restricting abortion access in Louisiana—another major victory for progressives following the courts recent rulings protecting Dreamers and gay and trans workers. On Monday afternoon, a judge in Minneapolis set a tentative, March 2021 trial date for the white police officer who killed George Floyd, and the three other cops who were present and did not intervene. Also on Monday afternoon, the Republican governor of Arizona—where confirm...
Columbia Journalism Review at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 7:16:38 AM


The climate emergency wont wait for the press to play catch-up again
This story is being co-published by the Guardian, The Nation and Columbia Journalism Review as part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 400 news outlets committed to transforming news coverage of the defining story of our time. TO HEAR MANY JOURNALISTS TELL IT, the spring of 2020 has brought a series of […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 7:00:56 AM


How Belgiums Apache increased its membership base despite layoffs, budget cuts and COVID-19
This case study is part of Resilience Reports, a series from the European Journalism Centre about how news organizations across Europe are adjusting their daily operations and business strategies as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.  In a nutshell: A weekly COVID-19 newsletter and a care homes investigation were just some of the ways that helped Apache attract […] The post How Belgiums Apache increased its membership base despite layoffs, budget cuts and COVID-19 appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 7:00:35 AM


Spies, Lies, and Stonewalling: What Its Like to Report on Facebook
One day in July 2016, Casey Newton, a tech reporter for The Verge, sat down at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park for the biggest interview of his career. Across from him was Mark Zuckerberg. With his characteristic geeky excitement, Zuckerberg described the promising initial test flight of Aquila, a drone with a wingspan larger than […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:12:08 AM


The new USMCA trade deal, which replaces NAFTA, begins today. Heres what it means for the U.S. econ
Covering COVID-19 is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas about the coronavirus and other timely topics for journalists, written by senior faculty Al Tompkins. Sign up here to have it delivered to your inbox every weekday morning. Today begins a new era with Americas two biggest trade partners, Mexico and Canada. The new United […] The post The new USMCA trade deal, which replaces NAFTA, begins today. Heres what it means for the U.S. economy. appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:00:29 AM


Journalists are Reexamining Their Reliance on a Longtime Source: The Police
For several weeks early this year, reporter Larry Hobbs struggled to nail down the story he was chasing. Police in...
Business of News at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:28:49 PM


The Wall Street Journal aims for a younger audience with Noted, an Instagram-heavy news and culture
The Wall Street Journal has been previewing Noted, a monthly digital “news and culture” magazine for 18- to 34-year-olds, for the past couple of months, and on Tuesday it officially launched. Noted, whose tagline is “For you. With you. By you,” is a push to attract younger audiences to the Journal, and itll be published...
Nieman Labs at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:30:51 PM


Maria Ressa and the public interest
Two weeks ago, in a move that surprised no one, a Philippine judge convicted journalists Maria Ressa, the executive editor of the independent news outlet Rappler, and Reynaldo Santos, Jr., a reporter there, of “cyberlibel.” The case against Ressa and Santos hinged on a May 2012 article that explored a possible link between the then-Chief […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:00:24 PM


AAP Customers Off Limits for News Corp Newswire
Australian Associated Press customers will be prevented from signing a deal with News Corp Australias newswire for six months under...
Business of News at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:00:13 PM


Iran Journalist Who Fueled 2017 Protests Sentenced to Death
Iran sentenced a once-exiled journalist to death over his online work that helped inspire nationwide economic protests that began at...
Business of News at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:30:26 PM


The nonprofit Honor 41 reclaims a slur to elevate LGBTQ+ Latinx stories
The other boys called the teenager “41.” He thought the nickname was a sign of friendship until one day they were all hanging out at his familys house. The teens dad called him to the garage of their home in San Diego. “Theyre calling you a (homophobic slur). Are you?” A young Alberto B. Mendoza […] The post The nonprofit Honor 41 reclaims a slur to elevate LGBTQ+ Latinx stories appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:25:15 PM


Honolulu Star-Advertiser will lose 12 to voluntary layoffs instead of expected 29
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser was supposed to lose at least 29 journalists to layoffs at the end of June. Instead, only 12 people will lose their jobs. On June 29, Hawaiis biggest newspaper reported on an agreement with the union. “A total of 12 journalists represented by the Pacific Media Workers Guild have agreed to be […] The post Honolulu Star-Advertiser will lose 12 to voluntary layoffs instead of expected 29 appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:21:14 PM


Nearly Half of UN Member Countries Have Obstructed Coronavirus Coverage
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has registered violations of the medias right to cover the coronavirus crisis in no fewer than...
Business of News at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:00:14 PM


CNN 411 Provides Coronavirus Information and Local Resources
As the impact of the coronavirus started unfolding across the United States in March 2020, it became clear there was...
Business of News at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:30:49 PM


Facebook Changes Algorithm to Boost Original Reporting
Beginning today, Facebook will be updating the way news stories are ranked in its News Feed to prioritize original reporting,...
Business of News at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:00:52 PM


Tampa Bay Times Names Development and Community Relations Director for Newsroom
Annica Keeler, a longtime employee of the Tampa Bay Times, has become the newsrooms first development and community relations director. In...
Business of News at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 11:57:10 AM


NPR launches an afternoon news podcast to complement its morning one, and it hopes youll listen to
Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 264, dated June 30, 2020. Mid-year check-in. We were on track to have a very different kind of 2020. Thats an obvious understatement, but its a statement worth making nonetheless. Podcast listenership had continued to grow at a steady and dependable pace. According to...
Nieman Labs at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 11:21:28 AM


Many newsrooms are now capitalizing the B in Black. Here are some of the people who made that happen
Lori Tharps was at work in her basement home office in Philadelphia on June 19 when she got a text: The Associated Press Stylebook — the grammar bible for journalists — would start capitalizing the B in Black when referring to people and culture. She screamed. Sarah Glover was driving to cover a Juneteenth event […] The post Many newsrooms are now capitalizing the B in Black. Here are some of the people who made that happen appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 9:46:47 AM


Sarah Sanders didnt tweet this COVID-19 conspiracy theory
PolitiFact and MediaWise are teaming up to debunk misinformation about the coronavirus crisis. To have Coronavirus Facts delivered to your inbox Monday-Friday, click here. The tweet was like a word cloud of popular conspiracy theory topics: COVID-19, Russia, antifa and Hillary Clinton. And it looked like it came from former White House press secretary Sarah […] The post Sarah Sanders didnt tweet this COVID-19 conspiracy theory appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 9:45:18 AM


Could McClatchy become a nonprofit newspaper chain?
In February, McClatchy, the newspaper chain that owns titles including the Miami Herald and the Charlotte Observer , filed for bankruptcy in the Southern District of New York. As bankruptcy proceedings have unspooled since then, a lot has changed—both in the world at large and for the already-beleaguered news business , which has been hammered by collapsing ad revenue amid the economic crisis brought on by the pandemic. In April, McClatchy furloughed more than a hundred non-editorial staf...
Columbia Journalism Review at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:29:32 AM


Did CNNs Van Jones work with the White House on police reform?
The Poynter Report is our daily media newsletter. To have it delivered to your inbox Monday-Friday, click here. Theres nothing wrong with CNN contributor Van Jones helping the Trump administration with police reform. Theres also nothing wrong with Jones going on TV and saying positive things about that police reform. However, there is a problem if […] The post Did CNNs Van Jones work with the White House on police reform? appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:30:01 AM


Disappearing public newspaper companies were a thriving group not so long ago
Remember when there were 14 publicly traded newspaper companies, independent or family-controlled, a number run by journalists? I do. Thats how many I encountered at my first New York City media investors conference in December 2001. A short stroll down memory lane seems in order this week because two of the remaining public companies — […] The post Disappearing public newspaper companies were a thriving group not so long ago appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:15:33 AM


If and when there is a COVID-19 vaccine, will people actually get it?
Covering COVID-19 is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas about the coronavirus and other timely topics for journalists, written by senior faculty Al Tompkins. Sign up here to have it delivered to your inbox every weekday morning. Think it is hard to get people to wear a mask? Wait until health workers try to […] The post If and when there is a COVID-19 vaccine, will people actually get it? appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:00:47 AM


Changes at VOA Threaten the Free Press—At Home and Abroad
Many news consumers in the United States may have no idea that some of the worlds best reporting on what...
Business of News at Monday, June 29, 2020 4:31:44 PM


Australian Regional Media to Gain Funding After Catastrophic Ad Revenue Fall
More than 100 regional newspaper publishers and broadcasters across Australia are set to gain funding through a federal government scheme...
Business of News at Monday, June 29, 2020 4:29:16 PM


Newsonomics: The next 48 hours could determine the fate of two of Americas largest newspaper chains
The next 48 hours may decide the fate of two of Americas largest newspaper chains that collectively serve almost a fifth of all American local newspaper readers. And what happens in those hours could prompt a wave of other moves across the rest of the industry. The dates June 30 and July 1 have called...
Nieman Labs at Monday, June 29, 2020 3:23:28 PM


The Most Feared Owner in American Journalism Looks Set to Take Some of Its Greatest Assets
On December 3, 2016, the morning after the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland caught fire, killing thirty-six people, the East...
Business of News at Monday, June 29, 2020 2:15:36 PM


As COVID-19 cases rise, fewer Americans are following coronavirus news
A Pew Research Center study published Monday paints a scary picture about the American publics coronavirus news consumption habits: as infection hotspots rise around the country, fewer are following news about the virus closely. NEW: Americans give the CDC and other public health organizations the highest ratings when it comes to getting the facts about...
Nieman Labs at Monday, June 29, 2020 1:59:03 PM


Australian Associated Press Sold to Consortium of Investors and Philanthropists at 11th Hour
Newswire Australian Associated Press (AAP) has been sold in an 11th-hour bid by a philanthropic investment consortium helmed by former News...
Business of News at Monday, June 29, 2020 1:15:22 PM


Newsonomics: The New York Times is opting out of Apple News
The New York Times has decided to opt out of Apple News. On its own, that may seem like just one more move in the chess game between major news companies and the platforms. But it could also be an indication of a more geologic movement. Will the rest of 2020 bring tectonic shifts in...
Nieman Labs at Monday, June 29, 2020 1:00:23 PM


As TikTok grapples with weightier topics, journalists are tuning in to deliver the news
CNNs Max Foster started using TikTok to understand what his kids were up to online. He saw straight TikTok, where teenagers do choreographed dances from their parents homes. And he saw elite or alt TikTok, where users impersonate vegetables, retail brands and frogs. Mostly, he saw an opportunity for journalists. “People talk about the trends […] The post As TikTok grapples with weightier topics, journalists are tuning in to deliver the news appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Monday, June 29, 2020 11:36:51 AM


The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editor published a defensive op-ed. The guild president called on him to
This piece originally appeared in The Poynter Report, our daily newsletter for everyone who cares about the media. Subscribe to The Poynter Report here. Things have turned even nastier at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Post-Gazette reporter Michael Fuoco, who is the president of the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh, called on Post-Gazette executive editor Keith Burris and managing […] The post The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editor published a defensive op-ed. The guild president called on him to resi...
Poynter Institute at Monday, June 29, 2020 9:55:51 AM


President Trump is wrong that greater testing is driving the coronavirus case load
PolitiFact and MediaWise are teaming up to debunk misinformation about the coronavirus crisis. To have Coronavirus Facts delivered to your inbox Monday-Friday, click here. Theres no doubt COVID-19 testing is on the rise. Here in St. Petersburg, Florida, where Im based, the line for drive-thru testing at a nearby hospital is regularly snaked around the […] The post President Trump is wrong that greater testing is driving the coronavirus case load appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Monday, June 29, 2020 9:40:12 AM


Dean Baquet, Marty Baron, and protecting the institution
Last Tuesday, Wesley Lowery wrote an op-ed for the New York Times in which he wrapped the urgent media-industry conversations about diversity and coverage of race around our flawed prevailing definition of “objectivity”—a concept shaped, in large part, by white editors and reporters with the eye of the white reader in mind. (My colleague Mathew Ingram discussed Lowerys piece and the reaction to it here .) Later the same day, Dean Baquet, the executive editor of the Times , sat for a lon...
Columbia Journalism Review at Monday, June 29, 2020 7:20:58 AM


How Sunday blew up at the intersection of Trump, The Villages and Twitter
The Poynter Report is our daily media newsletter. To have it delivered to your inbox Monday-Friday, click here. The Villages — a retirement community in central Florida — was back in the news Sunday. First off, a quick refresher on The Villages. Its not some sleepy little old-timers park with a few buildings, a swimming pool […] The post How Sunday blew up at the intersection of Trump, The Villages and Twitter appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Monday, June 29, 2020 6:30:45 AM


Kayleigh McEnany, media critic
White House press secretaries make a good salary—around $183,000 a year, almost half the presidents pay. But taxpayers are getting a bargain in Kayleigh McEnany, who has taken on two roles: first, as the presidents spokesperson, and second, as a media critic, offering unsolicited but carefully researched and rehearsed critiques of news coverage writ large. […]...
Columbia Journalism Review at Monday, June 29, 2020 5:55:09 AM


Theres a war over health insurance in the midst of a pandemic. The House votes today.
Covering COVID-19 is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas about the coronavirus and other timely topics for journalists, written by senior faculty Al Tompkins. Sign up here to have it delivered to your inbox every weekday morning. A note from Al: I am going to spend the whole newsletter today on the fight over […] The post Theres a war over health insurance in the midst of a pandemic. The House votes today. appeared first on Poynter .
Poynter Institute at Monday, June 29, 2020 5:00:11 AM


Media Leaders Weigh In on Where the Industry Will Head After COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic may be the single greatest defining event for local print publications reshaping distribution, advertising, staffing and community...
Business of News at Monday, June 29, 2020 2:00:53 AM


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