Nieman Lab→ Now you can get news on your vape

2024-07-17 Vaping and doomscrolling are both addictive and both bad for you, so why not combine the two? Because look, here’s a touchscreen vape that gets news alerts. You’re still looking at Twitter to get your news? That’s cool I guess. Me? I get it …›

Nieman Lab→ With Carlos Watson’s conviction, the Ozy story reaches its poetic ending

2024-07-17 Carlos Watson’s luck may have run out. The founder of Ozy — that Google-exec-impersonating, mystery-traffic-generating discoverer of people who have already been discovered — was found guilty Tuesday in his trial in Brooklyn. A jury of his p …›

What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ The e/accs inch closer to the White House

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Carlos Watson, Ozy Media founder, is found guilty of fraud

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Poynter→ How news avoiders got information about Trump’s shooting

2024-07-17 The moment when a bullet pierced the ear of former president Donald Trump was a traditionally slow period for news consumption. That day of the week and time of day […] The post How news avoiders got information about Trump’s shooting appeared …›

What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Wall Street Journal fires Hong Kong reporter who headed embattled press club

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ The Trump assassination attempt meets the internet’s brain-rot era

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Current→ Meredith Artley to lead Hawaiʻi Public Radio

2024-07-17 José Fajardo will step down as president and GM July 31. The post Meredith Artley to lead Hawaiʻi Public Radio appeared first on Current. …›

RJI→ How Next City collected impact stories from readers

2024-07-17 And impact takeaways from Borderless Magazine and Tradeoffs Audrey Novinger is a 2024 RJI Student Innovation Fellow partnered with Next City. The RJI Student Fellows will be sharing their innovative work throughout the summer in Innovation in Focus …›

The Journalist's Resource→ How migrants, asylum seekers and refugees seek health care in the US: A primer and research roundup

2024-07-17 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Reddit Email Migrants often face a variety of health challenges in their host countries, depending on the circumstances of their migration and a host of obstacles such as language barriers, lack of knowledge about the h …›

Current→ How PBS Utah is using AI to customize audience experiences

2024-07-17 "Analyzing past performance is important, but recent advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning have opened the floodgates of what is possible with the data available." The post How PBS Utah is using AI to customize audience experienc …›

American Press Institute→ Incremental moves away from print

2024-07-17 Publishers are switching up, but not abandoning, print The first monthly issue of Bloomberg Businessweek is currently on newstands, and editor Brad Stone says that the print product fulfills the need for “a distraction-free, lean-back news product. …›

Columbia Journalism Review→ The Trump assassination attempt, ‘BlueAnon,’ and the X factor

2024-07-17 News events often hit social media like a rock thrown into a beehive, but when it’s the attempted assassination of a presidential candidate, the effect is more like a grenade. The impact sends angry bees flying in all directions, spreading misinf …›

Poynter→ Not your average Morning Joe: hosts upset over not being on the air

2024-07-17 The “Morning Joe” controversy got a little more controversial on Tuesday, with co-host Joe Scarborough seemingly threatening to walk off the show if his program is ever pulled from the […] The post Not your average Morning Joe: hosts upset ov …›

Poynter→ RNC day 2 fact-check: Kari Lake, Nikki Haley’s claims on Biden’s immigration record

2024-07-17 MILWAUKEE — The Republican National Convention’s second night sounded false alarms about a Democratic plot to turn migrants into voters and invocations of divine intervention in preventing former President Donald […] The post RNC day 2 fact-c …›

Poynter→ JD Vance says the media twisted his remarks on abortion and domestic violence. We looked closer.

2024-07-17 During the Republican National Convention’s opening night, Sen. J.D. Vance, R-Ohio, spoke to Fox News for his first interview as former President Donald Trump’s vice presidential nominee. Sitting in the […] The post JD Vance says the media tw …›

Mike Masnick – Techdirt→ RIAA’s Copyright Suit Against Verizon Just The Latest Move By The RIAA To Kick People Off The Internet

2024-07-16 The RIAA just won’t quit in attacking users on the internet and trying to get them banned from using the internet entirely. The latest news is that all the major record labels have sued Verizon for not kicking users the RIAA accuses (but has not liti …›

Nieman Lab→ Could social media support healthy online conversations? New_Public is working on it

2024-07-16 Three summers ago, in my first weeks getting to know the town of Lexington, Mass. as a local news reporter, I had the typical conversations with community members about what I should think about covering and where I should look for story ideas. Two nam …›

Current→ Pam Johnston named CEO of merged Rhode Island pubcaster

2024-07-16 Johnston most recently worked as GM for the news division at GBH in Boston. The post Pam Johnston named CEO of merged Rhode Island pubcaster appeared first on Current. …›

Nieman Lab→ Mashable, PC Mag, and Lifehacker win unprecedented AI protections in new union contract

2024-07-16 In a precedent-setting contract negotiation, the editorial union for Mashable, Lifehacker, and PC Mag has successfully bargained for protections against generative AI. The tentative contract explicitly prohibits any union member from being laid off or …›

Poynter→ How reporters pieced together details about the Trump assassination attempt

2024-07-16 When former President Donald Trump stepped onstage at a campaign rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, Saturday, The Washington Post had just two journalists on the ground to cover the moment. An […] The post How reporters pieced together details about …›

What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ How the media’s wait for the facts in Trump shooting fed a backlash

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PRX Official - Medium→ WHYY and PRX Launch “Peak Travel” Podcast Exploring How Travel Impacts Communities Around the World

2024-07-16 WHYY and PRX Launch “Peak Travel,” A New Podcast Exploring How Travel Impacts Communities Around the WorldThe podcast launches July 23 and is hosted by Tariro MzezewaPublic media organizations WHYY in greater Philadelphia and PRX today announced …›

RJI→ Developing a TikTok campaign to boost high school sports coverage

2024-07-16 How to apply TikTok sports trends to local news Jada Glass is a 2024 RJI Student Innovation Fellow partnered with Houston Defender Network. The RJI Student Fellows will be sharing their innovative work throughout the summer in Innovation in Focus. …›

Current→ June CDP Index: Overall revenue declines as high-dollar giving cools

2024-07-16 New donor challenges are having obvious impacts on both overall sustainers and even high-dollar gifts for radio. The post June CDP Index: Overall revenue declines as high-dollar giving cools appeared first on Current. …›

Transom→ Revisiting: Magical Realism in Radio

2024-07-16 I think this happens to reporters a lot. They see someone who looks interesting. They chat with them, and they think, “Hunh, maybe there’s a story here.” It happened to David Weinberg. Back in 2016 or so, David was producing a series on South Los …›

Columbia Journalism Review→ The temperature dial, and who controls it

2024-07-16 On Sunday night, Ben Smith, the editor of Semafor, introduced his weekly media newsletter with the words “there isn’t always a media angle.” This struck me as a strange thing to write on a weekend when a shooter tried to assassinate Donald Trump …›

Poynter→ Many print readers looking for Sunday coverage of the assassination attempt found ‘zippo’

2024-07-16 Sunday print newspaper readers, looking for a roundup of stories and photo coverage of the attempted assassination of President Donald Trump, were as likely as not to come up empty. […] The post Many print readers looking for Sunday coverage of t …›

Poynter→ ‘Where are you on this?’ Biden presses Lester Holt on reporting Trump’s debate lies

2024-07-16 What a busy week. What a busy day. Monday was the start of the Republican National Convention. Donald Trump officially secured the Republican nomination for president. Trump selected Ohio Sen. […] The post ‘Where are you on this?’ Biden press …›

Poynter→ RNC opening day fact-check: Trump appears with Vance, allies talk economy

2024-07-16 MILWAUKEE — Wearing a white bandage on his right ear, former President Donald Trump appeared at the Republican National Convention’s opening night, his first public showing since the attempted assassination […] The post RNC opening day fact-c …›

Poynter→ J.D. Vance is Trump’s VP pick. His relationship with Trump, controversies and comments, fact-checked

2024-07-16 Former President Donald Trump has selected Ohio Sen. J.D. Vance as his vice presidential running mate. “After lengthy deliberation and thought, and considering the tremendous talents of many others, I […] The post J.D. Vance is Trump’s VP …›

Columbia Journalism Review→ Spanish-speaking journalism…in Iowa: A conversation with Lorena Lopez

2024-07-15 Lorena Lopez came to the United States from her home country of Nicaragua, where she was an investigative reporter, in 1992. But it wasn’t until 2016 that she managed to return to her passion, as the founding editor of La Prensa, a Spanish-language n …›

Nieman Lab→ Bloomberg Businessweek’s editor believes print remains the ultimate “distraction-free news product”

2024-07-15 As part of a larger “rethink,” Bloomberg Media’s signature print product, Bloomberg Businessweek, is now publishing every month. The magazine’s new editor, Brad Stone, spent decades reporting on the tech industry for Bloomberg, …›

Current→ Univision Los Angeles exec Alejandra Santamaria to lead LAist, Southern California Public Radio

2024-07-15 Santamaria takes the helm this month at SCPR, which operates LAist, and replaces CEO Herb Scannell, whose retirement was announced in September. The post Univision Los Angeles exec Alejandra Santamaria to lead LAist, Southern California Public Radio ap …›

Current→ How to get started with a gun violence prevention beat

2024-07-15 "My hope now is to help other journalists approach gun violence coverage from a slower and more intentional place." The post How to get started with a gun violence prevention beat appeared first on Current. …›

RJI→ Finding what works for your community on TikTok

2024-07-15 A conversation with Melissa Clavijo, The Emancipator Melissa Clavijo is the social media producer for The Emancipator, a national online magazine based in Boston that focuses on solutions-based stories related to racial inequity in the U.S. The pub …›

Current→ Time is running out to solve the digital revenue puzzle

2024-07-15 Stations are beginning to see "green shoots" in raising money from on-demand audiences. We need to grow them, and quickly. The post Time is running out to solve the digital revenue puzzle appeared first on Current. …›

Columbia Journalism Review→ The cynicism of blaming the media for the Trump assassination attempt

2024-07-15 On Saturday—shortly after a gunman attempted to assassinate Donald Trump at a rally in Pennsylvania and killed Corey Comperatore, a Trump supporter—various observers remarked that a photo of a blood-smeared Trump, his fist raised as Secret Service …›

American Press Institute→ Eight tips for hosting a successful, inclusive listening session

2024-07-15 For the past several months, I have been working to help my child overcome selective mutism. This condition is not very well known. It also has an awful name. Our therapists better describe it as a type of social communication anxiety. My child is talk …›