What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Remembering Fazil Khan, an education data journalist killed in an NYC fire

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Tumblr and WordPress to sell users’ data to train AI tools

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ There will never be another magazine like Vice

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ OpenAI says The New York Times “hacked” ChatGPT to build its copyright lawsuit

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Basic press freedoms are at stake in the Julian Assange case

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Billionaire press barons are squeezing media freedom in India

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Vice’s cunning, irreverent journalism is dead — and executives with bloated paychecks helped kill it

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Kara Swisher warns that news organizations need to “reinvent” themselves amid an existential crisis

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Former Twitter engineers are building Particle, an AI-powered news reader

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Google is paying publishers to test an unreleased AI platform

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Is journalism school unethical at a time of mass layoffs?

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ The dawn of personalized web pages is powered by AI search

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Latin American news outlets are using YouTube Shorts to increase views, monetize, and reach new audiences

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ On the rise of “autojournalism”

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ “Let’s say YouTube were a newspaper. How much would it weigh?”

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Mexican president slams YouTube for taking down his video that shared a journalist’s phone number

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Revealing the U.K.’s effort to blacklist critics

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Which of the top 100 U.K. and U.S. news websites are blocking AI crawlers?

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Content moderation comes to the Supreme Court

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Poynter→ An Iowa reporter was refused legislature access for 5 years — a frightening denial of press freedom

2024-02-27 I’ve worked as a journalist for almost three decades. I’ve written extensively about Iowa politics since 2007. My byline has appeared online for the Iowa Capital Dispatch, CNN, Raw Story, […] The post An Iowa reporter was refused legislature …›

American Press Institute→ What happens to closed media outlets’ sites, excessive FOIA fees in Michigan, and Google tested removing News tab

2024-02-27 OFF THE TOP You might have heard: WAMU shuts down local news site DCist, lays off reporters (The Washington Post) But did you know: When media outlets shutter, why are the websites wiped, too? (Slate) Last week, as rumors spread that Vice would be shut …›

Poynter→ There’s no evidence of rising LGBTQ+ violent extremism or ‘trans terrorism’

2024-02-27 Genesse Ivonne Moreno entered a Houston megachurch on Super Bowl Sunday and began firing an AR-style rifle at worshippers, police said. Investigators were still piecing together details from the violent […] The post There’s no evidence of risin …›

Poynter→ How a Poynter training changed one faculty member’s entire career path

2024-02-27 Eleven years ago, Tony Elkins took a Poynter training that changed the entire trajectory of his management career. “I was a different leader pre-Poynter than post-Poynter,” Elkins said of his […] The post How a Poynter training changed one fa …›

Columbia Journalism Review→ Revealing the UK’s effort to blacklist critics

2024-02-27 Last April, Dan Kaszeta was sitting at his desk when he got an ominous email. Kaszeta is an American chemical-weapons expert who has worked for the White House and the Secret Service. Now based in London, he was scheduled to speak at the Chemical Weapo …›

Current→ Cary Boyce resigns as GM of Spokane Public Radio

2024-02-26 Boyce has led the station since 2012.  The post Cary Boyce resigns as GM of Spokane Public Radio appeared first on Current. …›

RJI→ Would you try this new in-depth local reporting tool?

2024-02-26 A fellow local news entrepreneur is excited about the concept of pop-up newsrooms but worries about adding to the ‘mental load’ of small newsroom leaders Would you try a new in-depth local reporting tool?  Annelise Pierce runs Shasta Sc …›

Columbia Journalism Review→ Our most basic truth

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American Press Institute→ Reinvest your time

2024-02-26 If you’ve decided to stop doing a task or project, congratulations! But what now? First off, if you found the exercise helpful, I recommend making it a regular part of your team check-ins. It could be as structured as a quarterly stop doing meeting, …›

BuzzMachine→ Reflections in the ‘woke’ mirror

2024-02-24 Regarding the supposed furor over #WokeGemini… If we saw generative AI as a creative tool, then I’d say imagining the founding of America with women & Black people at the table and the Catholic Church headed by Black women and Native Am …›

Columbia Journalism Review→ “Pink Slime Journalism” and a history of media manipulation in America

2024-02-23 From Benjamin Franklin to Henry Ford, the rich and powerful have long exploited the press to promote their interests. …›

Current→ WAMU lays off staff, shuts down DCist

2024-02-23 Management shared a “new strategic framework” with staff Friday. The post WAMU lays off staff, shuts down DCist appeared first on Current. …›

Columbia Journalism Review→ A new leader for Press Forward, at a pivotal moment for journalism

2024-02-23 Dale R. Anglin has spent more than twenty years in the nonprofit sector, channeling millions of dollars to social service organizations. Among those projects was Cleveland Documenters, a local initiative that paid hundreds of residents to take notes at …›

Columbia Journalism Review→ Can Journalism Be Fun Again?

2024-02-23 Samantha Stokes is a reporter at Business Insider, covering startups and venture capital firms. At some point last year, feeling adrift and disconnected from her colleagues in the industry, she started thinking about throwing a party for journalists— …›

American Press Institute→ Weekly roundup — Alternative story formats, Instagram as a news platform, and the question of government-funded news

2024-02-23 TOP NEWS THIS WEEK Next month, a federal program in Canada that pays the salaries of hundreds of local journalists is set to expire — and it’s unclear whether the money will be renewed. Meanwhile, in Illinois, proposed legislation would see news ou …›

Storyboard Posts | Nieman Storyboard→ A New York Times profile of a Ukranian sniper confronts the “myth of a ‘good kill’”

2024-02-23 EDITOR’S NOTE: Thomas Gibbons-Neff served with the U.S. Marines in Afghanistan; he now writes for The New York Times, covering the war in Ukraine. Karl Marlantes served with the U.S. Marines in Vietnam; he is the author of three novels, including the …›

Storybench→ Northeastern University’s Reinventing Local TV News Project kicks off a year of experimentation

2024-02-22 Northeastern University’s Reinventing Local TV News Project (RLTVN), supported by the Stanton Foundation, is embarking on an exciting new phase in 2024 with the hiring of four fellows who are working in new roles for television stations around the co …›

RJI→ Team agreements, consensus and ongoing dialogue

2024-02-22 How Mutante’s commitment to collaboration shapes their internal culture Back in October, I attended DazzleCon, a conference for founders and entrepreneurs building collaborative organizations, hosted by Zebras Unite co-op. As a founding member of …›

American Press Institute→ Low income communities suffer more news closures, how to expand bilingual collaboration, and how comedy and journalism intersect

2024-02-22 OFF THE TOP You might have heard: More than half of U.S. counties have no access or very limited access to local news (Medill at Northwestern) But did you know: Wealthier, urban Americans have access to more local news — while roughly half of US coun …›

Columbia Journalism Review→ Can Julian Assange appeal his extradition to the US? A British court will decide.

2024-02-22 In 2019, Ecuadorean authorities allowed British police to enter the country’s embassy in London and arrest Julian Assange, the cofounder of WikiLeaks, who had been living there for more than seven years. Ecuador granted asylum to Assange in 2012 on t …›