News & Journalism

Monthly report: August 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 114 influencers like Chris Krewson and Poynter, discussing hashtags such as #DigitalSummitWeek , #COVID19 and #TheNewsProjectLive.
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Book Review: Why Listening to Community Voices Could Help Revive Local News

On Aug 7, 2020
@jayrosen_nyu shared
RT @dankennedy_nu: My review in The @ArtsFuse: @andreawenzel's "Community-Centered Journalism" is a valuable addition to the conversation about bringing together the media and the public. https://t.co/QM1DhVOyVx @jayrosen_nyu @VWPickard @pauljbass
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If a new generation of community news organizations is to grow and thrive, then we need a renewed sense of civic engagement. And in order to foster that civic engagement, we need journalism that doesn’t just report the news but also listens and collaborates.

artsfuse.org
On Aug 7, 2020
@jayrosen_nyu shared
RT @dankennedy_nu: My review in The @ArtsFuse: @andreawenzel's "Community-Centered Journalism" is a valuable addition to the conversation about bringing together the media and the public. https://t.co/QM1DhVOyVx @jayrosen_nyu @VWPickard @pauljbass
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Book Review: Why Listening to Community Voices Could Help Revive Local News

Book Review: Why Listening to Community Voices Could Help Revive Local News

If a new generation of community news organizations is to grow and thrive, then we need a renewed sense of civic engagement. And in order to foster that civic engagement, we need journalism ...

Reconsidering Innovation: Situating and Evaluating Change in Journalism

On Aug 11, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @dianabossio: ICYMI: Don’t forget to add the “Journalism Studies: Reconsidering Innovation: Situating and Evaluating Change in Journalism” Special Issue to your #mustsubmit list!! at https://t.co/oZCNJ7uWcR
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This special issue considers how to conceptualize and situate innovation within an increasingly complex news environment.

think.taylorandfrancis.com
On Aug 11, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @dianabossio: ICYMI: Don’t forget to add the “Journalism Studies: Reconsidering Innovation: Situating and Evaluating Change in Journalism” Special Issue to your #mustsubmit list!! at https://t.co/oZCNJ7uWcR
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Reconsidering Innovation: Situating and Evaluating Change in Journalism

Reconsidering Innovation: Situating and Evaluating Change in Journalism

This special issue considers how to conceptualize and situate innovation within an increasingly complex news environment.

Not Great with Scaachi Koul

On Aug 29, 2020
@srubenfeld shared
RT @kenbensinger: This is harrowing. Could be torn from the pages of "1984" https://t.co/wl5E7YBabV @alisonkilling @meghara
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Hundreds of thousands of Muslims have been held inside Xinjiang’s camps, but very little is known about life inside. BuzzFeed News spoke to dozens of ex-detainees.

www.buzzfeednews.com
On Aug 29, 2020
@srubenfeld shared
RT @kenbensinger: This is harrowing. Could be torn from the pages of "1984" https://t.co/wl5E7YBabV @alisonkilling @meghara
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Not Great with Scaachi Koul

Not Great with Scaachi Koul

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims have been held inside Xinjiang’s camps, but very little is known about life inside. BuzzFeed News spoke to dozens of ex-detainees.

2020 LMA Digital Summit

On Aug 7, 2020
@Digidave shared
RT @LocalMediaAssoc: Loyalty comes from valuing deep relationships and offering opportunities for feedback and organic engagement. Learn how newsrooms are growing audience with this #DigitalSummitWeek session with @BridgetThoreson, @DigiDave, @CKrewson and @GroundSource. https://t.co/7TFP94O6LT https://t.co/SYgN1zjHgk
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The Digital Summit is all about ROI — growing revenue, refining strategy, developing audience, and...

www.localmedia.org
On Aug 7, 2020
@Digidave shared
RT @LocalMediaAssoc: Loyalty comes from valuing deep relationships and offering opportunities for feedback and organic engagement. Learn how newsrooms are growing audience with this #DigitalSummitWeek session with @BridgetThoreson, @DigiDave, @CKrewson and @GroundSource. https://t.co/7TFP94O6LT https://t.co/SYgN1zjHgk
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2020 LMA Digital Summit

2020 LMA Digital Summit

The Digital Summit is all about ROI — growing revenue, refining strategy, developing audience, and...

Blanked Out Spots On China's Maps Helped Us Uncover Xinjiang's Camps

On Aug 27, 2020
@macloo shared
RT @alisonkilling: China's Baidu has blank spots in its mapping platform. We used those blank locations to look for the network of prisons and internment camps in Xinjiang, where up to a million Muslim minorities have been detained. Here's how we did it. https://t.co/Icpm96Ccx0
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China's Baidu blanked out parts of its mapping platform. We used those locations to find a network of buildings bearing the hallmarks of prisons and internment camps in Xinjiang. Here's how we did it.

www.buzzfeednews.com
On Aug 27, 2020
@macloo shared
RT @alisonkilling: China's Baidu has blank spots in its mapping platform. We used those blank locations to look for the network of prisons and internment camps in Xinjiang, where up to a million Muslim minorities have been detained. Here's how we did it. https://t.co/Icpm96Ccx0
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Blanked Out Spots On China's Maps Helped Us Uncover Xinjiang's Camps

Blanked Out Spots On China's Maps Helped Us Uncover Xinjiang's Camps

China's Baidu blanked out parts of its mapping platform. We used those locations to find a network of buildings bearing the hallmarks of prisons and internment camps in Xinjiang. Here's how ...

INN Member Network Director

On Aug 5, 2020
@ckrewson shared
RT @TMPowell: INN is hiring!! #journojobs https://t.co/FHVrs0QuCq
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Full-time Anywhere Posted 4 weeks ago Website INN Institute for Nonprofit News INN is seeking an experienced journalist with an organizer’s outlook for a new position accelerating growth, depth and diversity across INN’s membership network. ...

inn.org
On Aug 5, 2020
@ckrewson shared
RT @TMPowell: INN is hiring!! #journojobs https://t.co/FHVrs0QuCq
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INN Member Network Director

INN Member Network Director

Full-time Anywhere Posted 4 weeks ago Website INN Institute for Nonprofit News INN is seeking an experienced journalist with an organizer’s outlook for a new position accelerating growth, ...

Vox.com Fellowship

On Aug 7, 2020
@macloo shared
RT @LegsFrank: hi! @voxdotcom is hiring yearlong full-time fellows! if you're a Culture Writer + BIPOC and/or LGBTQ, i highly encourage you to apply! you'd get to work with me / help me convince everyone that the only things that matter are cartoons and sad girl music 😘https://t.co/DywKhoaY3E
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On Aug 7, 2020
@macloo shared
RT @LegsFrank: hi! @voxdotcom is hiring yearlong full-time fellows! if you're a Culture Writer + BIPOC and/or LGBTQ, i highly encourage you to apply! you'd get to work with me / help me convince everyone that the only things that matter are cartoons and sad girl music 😘https://t.co/DywKhoaY3E
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On Aug 13, 2020
@ckrewson shared
Soul Coughing's Mike Doughty on the intersection of the business models of music and journalism - wasn't how I guessed @WVUNewStart's newsletter would go, but I'm game. Bonus @jarroddicker sighting; nice work @jimiovino! https://t.co/EdtbG7Gr4X
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Well, I reached out to singer-songwriter Mike Doughty because he's done some interesting things on Patreon the past four years to build his own audience -- a paying audience -- to help fund his career. Here's a quick look at the pricing structure of Doughty's Patreon page: Doughty's ...

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On Aug 13, 2020
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Soul Coughing's Mike Doughty on the intersection of the business models of music and journalism - wasn't how I guessed @WVUNewStart's newsletter would go, but I'm game. Bonus @jarroddicker sighting; nice work @jimiovino! https://t.co/EdtbG7Gr4X
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Well, I reached out to singer-songwriter Mike Doughty because he's done some interesting things on Patreon the past four years to build his own audience -- a paying audience -- to help fund ...

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I teach journalism at NYU, critique the press, direct @membershippzzle. Pressthink is the name of my subject and my site. Started blogging in 2003. Still at it.

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Professor of Media & Communication, University of Leeds and Candlebrow University. Interests include Bolaño, jazz in Paris, Baldwin in Paris, Thomas Mann in LA.

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