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Monthly report: September 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 72 influencers like Mathew Ingram and Poynter, discussing hashtags such as #socialj , #foj2019 and #BigTech.
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Call for Papers

On Sep 13, 2019
@Chanders shared
RT @jscvienna: Sad that #foj2019 is coming to an end and nothing to do around this time next year? Come to Vienna to discuss the (ir)relevance of journalism and the future of journalism studies! CfP is open until Feb 29, 2020 https://t.co/NpjLioZ26M
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CALL FOR PAPERS

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On Sep 13, 2019
@Chanders shared
RT @jscvienna: Sad that #foj2019 is coming to an end and nothing to do around this time next year? Come to Vienna to discuss the (ir)relevance of journalism and the future of journalism studies! CfP is open until Feb 29, 2020 https://t.co/NpjLioZ26M
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Newspapers turn to lobbying against Facebook and Google

On Sep 11, 2019
@jeffjarvis shared
Instead of paying attention to their business and working on their own damned strategy, dying newspaper publishers curse the cold wind of the future. https://t.co/tXXdNv9a09
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"Our belief is that the current antitrust laws don’t allow us to work together."

www.axios.com
On Sep 11, 2019
@jeffjarvis shared
Instead of paying attention to their business and working on their own damned strategy, dying newspaper publishers curse the cold wind of the future. https://t.co/tXXdNv9a09
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Newspapers turn to lobbying against Facebook and Google

"Our belief is that the current antitrust laws don’t allow us to work together."

Researchers analyzed more than 300,000 local news stories on Facebook. Here’s what they found.

On Sep 15, 2019
@jbenton shared
RT @nikkiusher: Great work by @docmattweber and @pmnapoli on news deserts and Facebook data. They find that people don’t click on politics, but they do care about traffic and emergencies. I still hate that obituaries are not critical information in this classification. https://t.co/hZcmYsil53
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"59 percent of the stories we were able to categorize served a critical information need...Aside from critical information needs, 31 percent of stories categorized covered sports and 9 percent were obituaries."

www.niemanlab.org
On Sep 15, 2019
@jbenton shared
RT @nikkiusher: Great work by @docmattweber and @pmnapoli on news deserts and Facebook data. They find that people don’t click on politics, but they do care about traffic and emergencies. I still hate that obituaries are not critical information in this classification. https://t.co/hZcmYsil53
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Researchers analyzed more than 300,000 local news stories on Facebook. Here’s what they found.

"59 percent of the stories we were able to categorize served a critical information need...Aside from critical information needs, 31 percent of stories categorized covered sports and 9 ...

Should fighting against disinformation be considered an act of patriotism?

On Sep 19, 2019
@Poynter shared
Some experts even say there needs to be a new patriotism around the disinformation threat, given its threat to democracy. https://t.co/2vQHacM8Fo
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What if Americans aren’t outraged enough about the disinformation problem to put pressure on elected officials to take action?

www.poynter.org
On Sep 19, 2019
@Poynter shared
Some experts even say there needs to be a new patriotism around the disinformation threat, given its threat to democracy. https://t.co/2vQHacM8Fo
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Should fighting against disinformation be considered an act of patriotism?

What if Americans aren’t outraged enough about the disinformation problem to put pressure on elected officials to take action?

How ad tech companies fund misinformation

On Sep 29, 2019
@mediagazer shared
Global Disinformation Index study finds that adtech companies spend ~$235M per year running ads on sites found by fact-checkers to publish misinformation (Poynter) https://t.co/f6EwRnGWqz https://t.co/wVfPXZGmqk
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www.poynter.org
On Sep 29, 2019
@mediagazer shared
Global Disinformation Index study finds that adtech companies spend ~$235M per year running ads on sites found by fact-checkers to publish misinformation (Poynter) https://t.co/f6EwRnGWqz https://t.co/wVfPXZGmqk
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How ad tech companies fund misinformation

This is Sept 26 2019 Factually's edition. Read and subscribe to our weekly newsletter with The American Press Institute

Nearly 200 nonprofit newsrooms will benefit from matching-gift campaign as NewsMatch expands for 2019

On Oct 1, 2019
@dangillmor shared
RT @knightfdn: NEW: @NewsMatch 2019 begins on Nov. 1, and nearly 200 nonprofit news orgs are in the mix. If you want want to know which #NewsMatch newsrooms are covering the issues you care about, check out the full list of participants, released today: https://t.co/byVPT7hsIh #lovelocalnews https://t.co/GjSsHEaYH0
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www.newsmatch.org
On Oct 1, 2019
@dangillmor shared
RT @knightfdn: NEW: @NewsMatch 2019 begins on Nov. 1, and nearly 200 nonprofit news orgs are in the mix. If you want want to know which #NewsMatch newsrooms are covering the issues you care about, check out the full list of participants, released today: https://t.co/byVPT7hsIh #lovelocalnews https://t.co/GjSsHEaYH0
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Media Front: India-The future of journalism

On Sep 1, 2019
@emilybell shared
RT @bbcworldservice: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has his own radio show, an app, and is among the most popular global leaders on Twitter. @ acatherwoodnews asks @emilybell whether this trend has global resonance? https://t.co/M0Y1ltViH6
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What are the challenges for a free and independent media in India?

www.bbc.co.uk
On Sep 1, 2019
@emilybell shared
RT @bbcworldservice: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has his own radio show, an app, and is among the most popular global leaders on Twitter. @ acatherwoodnews asks @emilybell whether this trend has global resonance? https://t.co/M0Y1ltViH6
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Media Front: India-The future of journalism

What are the challenges for a free and independent media in India?

Joe Biden’s slip-ups get called ‘gaffes.’ Should we be calling them something else? Plus, Whoopi Goldberg defends Trump. Kind of.

On Sep 4, 2019
@Poynter shared
It's up to the media to call out Biden — or any candidate, for that matter — if he or she says something that isn’t true, even if that mistake is an honest one. https://t.co/hkseWAK99P
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Presidential hopeful Joe Biden is known to slip up and say the wrong thing. Are these instances gaffes? Or maybe we should just call them what they are: lies.

www.poynter.org
On Sep 4, 2019
@Poynter shared
It's up to the media to call out Biden — or any candidate, for that matter — if he or she says something that isn’t true, even if that mistake is an honest one. https://t.co/hkseWAK99P
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Joe Biden’s slip-ups get called ‘gaffes.’ Should we be calling them something else? Plus, Whoopi Goldberg defends Trump. Kind of.

Presidential hopeful Joe Biden is known to slip up and say the wrong thing. Are these instances gaffes? Or maybe we should just call them what they are: lies.

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Director of Tow Centre for Digital Journalism at Columbia J School. [email protected]

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Digital journalism professor, University of Florida. Rides a Vespa. Travels everywhere. http://t.co/P8lNA08reB

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