RJI→ ONA22: Metrics and mission don’t have to stay separate

2022-09-23 LOS ANGELES (Sept. 23, 2022) — At ONA22, yesterday’s Tech Trends talk tying the future of journalism to AI and the metaverse gave way to a discussion today about using AI and data-driven decision-making to connect more closely with audiences. I …›

Mike Masnick – Techdirt→ The Most Famous Blunder Of Content Moderation: Do NOT Quote The Princess Bride

2022-09-23 We’ve written stories about people having difficulty recognizing people joking around quoting movies. Sometimes it ends up ridiculously, like the guy who was arrested for quoting Fight Club and had to spend quite some time convincing people he wa …›

Current→ Nancy Barnes, SVP of news, to leave NPR

2022-09-23 “Now is the right time for me to pursue some other opportunities,” Barnes said. …›

The Journalist's Resource→ Credit scores: Research sheds light on how they inform lending and hiring decisions in the United States

2022-09-23 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Reddit Email Credit scores boil down a borrower’s history of loan repayment and other factors into a three-digit number. Financial institutions use these scores to inform lending decisions for home mortgages, auto loa …›

Hot Pod News→ Insider September 23 — The hits matter

2022-09-23 I am not having a chill Friday, but I hope you are. Let’s get into it: podcast Twitter has feelings about a certain magazine article, I have feelings about Spotify’s audiobook vertical, and everyone has feelings about the fact the CIA is making a p …›

Hot Pod News→ Insider September 22, 2022 — Everyone’s still talking about ‘Serial’

2022-09-23 Happy fall. It’s absolutely disgusting in NY today. Wake me when the crisp autumn weather arrives. Today, we’re still talking about Serial, and YouTube makes it easier for creators to make money. Serial tops the charts again after Adnan Syed’s re …›

Mike Masnick – Techdirt→ FDA Streisands NyQuil Chicken Into Being A Thing Based After Moral Panic Press Release

2022-09-23 What is it with government agencies and the media teaming up to Streisand some dumb thing that almost no one has ever done or heard about, and turning it into a thing that everyone knows about? Back in the heady days of 2018, the American Association o …›

Current→ David Crabtree appointed CEO of PBS North Carolina

2022-09-23 Crabtree most recently worked as a news anchor for local commercial station WRAL. …›

RJI→ Honoring the vulnerability of people’s stories when designing projects

2022-09-23 A conversation with Ilia Blinderman, Senior Journalist-Engineer at The Pudding We, myself and fellow Innovation in Focus Student Staffer, Beatričė Bankauskaitė, partnered with the Prison Journalism Project (PJP) to display their “What’s it l …›

Poynter→ Tunisia’s ‘disinfo’ decree threatens to lock up rule violators

2022-09-23 Tunisia just passed a law that would imprison purveyors of “disinformation” for up to five years. Critics of the law — which include political opponents of Tunisian President Kais Saied, […] The post Tunisia’s ‘disinfo’ decree threate …›

Mike Masnick – Techdirt→ Did The 5th Circuit Just Make It So That Wikipedia Can No Longer Be Edited In Texas?

2022-09-23 I wrote up an initial analysis of the 5th Circuit’s batshit crazy ruling re-instating Texas’s social media content moderation law last week. I have another analysis of it coming out shortly in another publication (I’ll then write abou …›

Poynter→ Local media provide sizable solutions to global crises

2022-09-23 NEW YORK — When Kavita Devi read the mission of her local media platform Khabar Lahariya, which translates as “News Wave,” it was the first time she had ever spoken […] The post Local media provide sizable solutions to global crises appeare …›

NYT Open - Medium→ Effortless Alerting for Platforms and Their Tenants

2022-09-23 How our Publishing Pipeline team is harnessing the power of defaults to make the right path the easy path for tenants of our shared platform.Illustration by Franco ZachaBy Ben Weintraub, Katelyn Salvatori and James LawriePlatform teams owning multi-t …›

Current→ Will Dahlberg promoted to executive director of WBHM

2022-09-23 In his new role, Dahlberg also oversees the Gulf States Newsroom. …›

RJI→ 15th annual Tech Trends talk at ONA22 challenges journalists to embrace metaverse

2022-09-23 LOS ANGELES (Sept. 23, 2022) — At the 15th annual Tech Trends session at ONA22, Anders Grimstad of the Schibsted Futures Lab in Norway laid out the case for a future journalism industry defined by artificial intelligence and synthetic media. Grim …›

Columbia Journalism Review→ Platform moderation, speech, and the courts

2022-09-23 In May, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit struck down most of the provisions of a social media law, enacted by the state of Florida in 2021, that would have made it an offense for any social media company to “deplatform” the …›

American Press Institute→ Need to Know: September 23, 2022

2022-09-23 + Editor’s note: API is busy at ONA 2022 today! At 10 a.m., Joy Mayer is running a Table Talks: Trust in News session where attendees can explore new ideas and solutions to newsroom challenges. Elite Truong discusses the importance of representation …›

Storyboard Posts | Nieman Storyboard→ A top Danish journalist reflects society in autopsies, trans surgery and pork roast

2022-09-23 A few years ago, Line Vaaben was eating a traditional Christmas dinner at her home in Copenhagen. Vaaben, a 2014 European Press Prize-winning journalist, remembered a story that followed a potato from the field to a bag of french fries. Part of a 1999 …›

Poynter→ The connection between abandoned cars and crime

2022-09-23 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 […] The post The connection between abandoned cars and crime a …›

Poynter→ What is a MAGA Republican?

2022-09-23 The dispute over what it means to be a MAGA Republican has given the GOP an opening to accuse President Joe Biden of “smearing” half the voters in the country — the roughly […] The post What is a MAGA Republican? appeared first o …›

RJI→ RJI’s second day at ONA22 delivers deep discussion of creating and maintaining accessible and inclusive news coverage

2022-09-22 LOS ANGELES (Sept. 22, 2022) — On the second day of ONA22 in Los Angeles, four RJI fellows took the stage to introduce their projects to the audience and take questions about promoting inclusivity, equity and accessibility — both in news coverage …›

RJI→ How to curate product kits with resources you already have

2022-09-22 Repackaging past work into helpful tools for your audience Samantha Walker is a 2022 RJI Student Innovation Fellow partnered with Trusting News. The RJI Student Fellows will be sharing their product work throughout the summer in Innovation in Focus …›

Mike Masnick – Techdirt→ Florida Officially Asks Supreme Court To Review Its Social Media Content Moderation Law

2022-09-22 Back in May, an 11th Circuit appeals court panel found that Florida’s ridiculous content moderation law was clearly unconstitutional, mostly upholding a district court ruling saying the same thing. As you’ll recall, Florida passed this law, …›

Current→ NPR board approves FY23 budget with $17M investment in the NPR Network

2022-09-22 The deficit budget includes 30 new staff positions to support the NPR Network, a collaboration between NPR and member stations on digital initiatives. …›

Poynter→ What do readers find most interesting? Things they can see, touch or smell.

2022-09-22 Now that Queen Elizabeth II is at her rest, I am moved to make sense of the news coverage, not as a critic, but as a member of the audience. […] The post What do readers find most interesting? Things they can see, touch or smell. appeared first o …›

Current→ Susan Scott named president of Public Television Major Market Group

2022-09-22 Scott, chief growth officer of PBS North Carolina, succeeds Deanna Mackey, who left the affinity group earlier this year to lead KPBS in San Diego. …›

What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Allan M. Siegal, influential watchdog inside The New York Times, dies at 82

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Remote workers are wasting their time proving they’re actually working

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Podcasting is just radio now

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Alison Roman’s cooking show jumps from CNN+ to CNN

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ How platforms turn boring

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RJI→ RJI opens ONA22 with hands-on workshop exploring source diversity in journalism

2022-09-22 The session also introduced a new tool, co-developed with Chalkbeat, that helps newsrooms audit their source lists to identify overrepresented and underrepresented voices LOS ANGELES (Sept. 21, 2022) — The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute …›

What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Canad’s Postmedia to end Monday print edition of nine urban daily newspapers

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Royal family given veto on use of footage of Queen’s funeral

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ How and why news on digital platforms is less trusted than news in general

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ 10 factors that help predict whether election-related rumors will go viral

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ I want the reinvestment in local media to come to my city

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Nieman Lab→ What I learned in my second year on Substack

2022-09-22 Two years ago, I quit my job to start Platformer. Last year I told you all how it was going, and to my surprise, it became one of the most popular posts of the year. With that in mind, today I want to reflect on what I learned in year two, and tell you …›

Nieman Lab→ U.S. politicians tweet much more misinformation than those in the U.K. and Germany

2022-09-22 Building on earlier work that showed how former U.S. president Donald Trump could set the political agenda using Twitter, we conducted a systematic examination of the accuracy of the tweets of politicians in three countries: the U.S., the U.K., and G …›