Mike Masnick – Techdirt→ Klobuchar’s Link Tax Is Back… And Somehow Even Worse? Helps Trumpist Grifters Get Free Money & No Moderation From Google

2022-09-22 So, we’ve talked quite a bit about the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA), Senator Amy Klobuchar’s attempt to do Rupert Murdoch’s bidding and force successful internet companies to send cash to media companies for̷ …›

American Press Institute→ Need to Know: September 22, 2022

2022-09-22 + Editor’s note: Hello from Day Two of ONA 2022! Come listen to API executive director and CEO Michael D. Bolden discuss 22 Lessons for the 2022 Midterms at 11:30 a.m. This best practices session will share what non-partisan experts in the field have …›

Poynter→ The changes continue at CNN, once again involving its media coverage

2022-09-22 Good morning. First, a newsletter update. There will be no Poynter Report on Friday, and I will be off next week. However, my Poynter colleagues will take over the newsletter […] The post The changes continue at CNN, once again involving its medi …›

Poynter→ Another COVID-19 fraud scheme is uncovered almost every day

2022-09-22 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 Another COVID-19 fraud scheme is uncovered almost …›

Poynter→ How could voting be affected in the US if election deniers win?

2022-09-22 Midterm ballots in nearly every state include candidates who believe the 2020 election was fraudulent or “stolen.” That leaves American election systems at a pivotal moment: If people who deny […] The post How could voting be affected …›

Nieman Lab→ “You don’t know which side is playing you”: The authors of Meme Wars have some advice for journalists

2022-09-21 In 2019, after BuzzFeed and Verizon Media announced a combined 1,000 layoffs on the same day, many people who had shared their layoffs on Twitter were inundated with replies telling them to “learn to code.” It wasn’t just ill-timed ca …›

What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ How Bianca Graulau reports on Puerto Rico’s colonial condition

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Latino voters are being flooded with even more misinformation in 2022

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RJI→ Craft a utility content strategy to better serve your community during natural disasters

2022-09-21 NOLA.com organized their evergreen content, prepared templates and planned a strategy to make sure their community will have the vital information they need Sydney Lewis is a 2022 RJI Student Innovation Fellow partnered with NOLA.com in New Orleans …›

The Journalist's Resource→ The four-day school week: Research shows benefits and consequences

2022-09-21 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Reddit Email We have updated this piece on the four-day school week, originally published on June 5, 2018, to include new figures, research and other information School district leaders across the U.S. are discussing swi …›

What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ The entire Mic staff has been laid off, editor-in-chief Shanté Cosme says

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ A former Axel Springer employee has accused the company of failing to stop sexual harassment

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Worried about future copyright claims, Getty Images bans AI-generated content

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ A scathing review of the new book by NPR’s longtime legal correspondent

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ In its new episode, Serial can’t catch up with its own story

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ ONA starts this week. Here’s the schedule.

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Data gaps are hampering U.S. response to outbreaks

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Poynter→ Gannett positions for the future by cutting today

2022-09-21 This article was originally published on Northwestern University’s Medill Local News Initiative website and is republished here with permission. Earlier this month, Gannett’s Michael Reed had an opportunity to set […] The post Gannett positio …›

RJI→ ‘Who’s going to run it?’

2022-09-21 The pause before buying a rural newspaper — can you attract an editor to a small town? Poynter recently published a deep dive into the emerging trend of small companies buying rural newspapers shed by the national chains. It’s in large part an …›

What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ A judge ordered new officials to oversee Alex Jones’s Infowars, citing an ongoing lack of transparency

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ The Daily Mail scrubbed an article about an “uncharacteristically thin crowd” at a Trump event

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Fearing competition, Snap decided to shut down its mapping platform Zenly rather than sell it

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Four media outlets are facing libel claims after publishing an investigation on the ex-president of Kazakhstan

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Columbia Journalism Review→ The ‘end’ of the pandemic is a bigger story than Biden

2022-09-21 Last week, President Biden sat down with Scott Pelley, of 60 Minutes, for his first interview on that show since taking office and his first formal interview with any major outlet in a while. I say “sat down,” but Biden’s most newsworthy remark …›

Current→ Five finalists to compete for $20,000 Local that Works grand prize

2022-09-21 Each finalist will present their project at a virtual Grand Finale in November. …›

Poynter→ Here’s how 2 local reporters in battleground states are tackling the midterms

2022-09-21 This time of year, Greg Bluestein’s job as a political reporter for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is one of constant contact. “I’m talking to folks all the time. I have easily […] The post Here’s how 2 local reporters in battlegrou …›

American Press Institute→ Need to Know: September 21, 2022

2022-09-21 + Editor’s note: Are you in LA for the 2022 ONA conference? So is API! Attend our 10:30 a.m. session, Build Your Newsroom Strategy for Connecting With Communities of Color, where Joy Mayer, Letrell Crittenden, Liz Worthington and Lynn Walsh are discu …›

Source→ Sincerely, Leaders of Color: How to survive and thrive at ONA

2022-09-21 By P. Kim Bui (Background photo by Samantha Gades on Unsplash) About this series: Sincerely, Leaders of Color is written for everyone in the journalism industry who cares about creating a more supportive environment for journalists of col …›

What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Gmail has launched a pilot to keep political campaign emails out of spam folders

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Current→ How organizing a Photo Walk can build community and engage your audience

2022-09-20 The collaborative gatherings can generate content before, during and long after the event while growing trust and creating lasting connections. …›

What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ In memory of Henry Fuhrmann, “who believed in us before we believed in ourselves”

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Spotify launches an audiobooks business with à la carte pricing and no discounts for subscribers

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ How to be different — and better — this election

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Type Investigations launches the Inside/Out Journalism Project for incarcerated reporters to produce feature-length investigations

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What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ The Atlantic looks to film and TV projects as “a third substantial revenue stream beyond subscriptions and advertising”

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RJI→ Building a visual storytelling experience in Newspack

2022-09-20 Newspack streamlines publisher content, but creative storytelling can be a challenge Inspired by the Strangers Project in New York, the Prison Journalism Project contacted currently incarcerated people around the United States and asked them, “Wh …›

What We’re Reading – Nieman Lab→ Adnan Syed, Serial, and justice

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Mike Masnick – Techdirt→ The Internet Is Not Disneyland; People Should Stop Demanding It Become Disneyland

2022-09-20 Disneyland can be a fun experience for kids (and potentially a frustrating one for parents), but it’s a very controlled environment in which everything is set up to bend over backwards to be welcoming to children. And that’s great for what …›

Nieman Lab→ Adnan Syed is released — and so is a new episode of the first season of Serial

2022-09-20 The first two episodes of Serial were released just about eight years ago today, on October 3, 2014. A couple of weeks before the launch, on September 19, 2014, executive producer and host Sarah Koenig wrote on the Serial blog: This murder story weR …›