Top news of the week: 28.07.2020.

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Future Of News & Journalism

On Jul 22, 2020
@ckrewson shared
[email protected], sr features editor @VICE, will study the venture capital-fueled digital media bubble of the 2010s... & whether the investor-led pursuit of scale ultimately undermined the long-term sustainability of the industry and its workforce." https://t.co/T1YxKFRi2J
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Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard announces fellows in the class of 2020-2021

Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard announces fellows in the class of 2020-2021

In a period of unprecedented challenges for journalism, Nieman Foundation has selected an innovative and distinguished group of journalists for its 2021 fellowship class.

On Jul 23, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
RT @niemanfdn: Nieman is now offering visiting fellowships for projects that address racial justice and public health in the U.S. We’ll provide financial, programmatic and training support to individuals working remotely on these dual challenges for journalism. https://t.co/SyNfbuQeQC
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New Nieman Visiting Fellowships to focus on newsroom representation, coronavirus coverage

New Nieman Visiting Fellowships to focus on newsroom representation, coronavirus coverage

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism is dedicating its next visiting fellowships to journalism that address newsroom diversity and the coronavirus pandemic.

On Jul 27, 2020
@ckrewson shared
Talked to @LocalNewsIni about the work @LIONPubs is doing; I see @stoomey and @kelsey_ryan and @suecross and @jimbrady and a few others did too https://t.co/dGMVGly9Yg
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Digital Start-ups: Great Local News Hope or Disappointment?

Digital Start-ups: Great Local News Hope or Disappointment?

As many legacy news outlets struggle to survive, industry analysts are looking to digital start-ups as a promising way to revive coverage of local news. After all, digital-only means you ...

On Jul 27, 2020
@Poynter shared
"People are always looking for a reason why some startups make it and some don’t, and there are a lot of reasons. But the one that’s discussed the least is just: Did you run it well?" https://t.co/c8zwbz2yrO
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Are digital startups the great local news hope or a disappointment?

Are digital startups the great local news hope or a disappointment?

Since fall 2018, more than 80 local digital news sites have been started. An equal number have closed. What does that mean for the industry's future?

On Jul 23, 2020
@mediagazer shared
BBC says BBC News is reaching 438.4M people outside the UK each week, up 11% from last year, with the audience in the Americas for its World News channel up 50% (@charlottetobitt / Press Gazette) https://t.co/NWw8oj0yUx https://t.co/RdkJlAuhRy
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BBC reaches record global audience of 468.2m people every week

BBC reaches record global audience of 468.2m people every week

The BBC is reaching a record global audience of 468.2m people a week, with BBC News making up 94% of the total.

On Jul 27, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
RT @pmnapoli: Interesting piece in the @seattletimes that draws upon the research that @JessAMahone and I published recently in @NiemanLab https://t.co/3sI0gg1ySN
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Partisan news sites could displace, but never replace, newspapers

Partisan news sites could displace, but never replace, newspapers

Be aware if an advocate website presents itself as a news site.

On Jul 21, 2020
@ckrewson shared
RT @DW_Grant: Me, ready to slug it out for #localnews, after listening to @ckrewson on the @Digiday podcast: https://t.co/MsQ4Z5CtJR https://t.co/NkfZmuEkb6
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'We need to be ready to help': Lion Publishers head Chris Krewson on assisting the local news industry The Digiday Podcast

'We need to be ready to help': Lion Publishers head Chris Krewson on assisting the local news industry The Digiday Podcast

‎Show The Digiday Podcast, Ep 'We need to be ready to help': Lion Publishers head Chris Krewson on assisting the local news industry - Jul 20, 2020

On Jul 27, 2020
@jcstearns shared
Working on the wellbeing of New Mexico journalists - Local News Lab https://t.co/jvGpbhzHg3
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Why Diana Alba-Soular is working on the wellbeing of New Mexico journalism

Why Diana Alba-Soular is working on the wellbeing of New Mexico journalism

"Journalists are glad there is somebody on their side when there are so many people trying to tear down journalists or can’t understand the situations that they’re going through."