News & Journalism

Monthly report: August 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 108 influencers like Nieman Lab and Poynter, discussing hashtags such as #APIFieldNotes and #AEJMC18.
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Charlotte Residents and Reporters Connect at Monthly Meetings

On Aug 7, 2018
@jcstearns shared
Every month, residents of Charlotte, North Carolina; reporters from The Charlotte Observer; and Free Press get together for conversations about stories that need to be told about the city. https://t.co/ybYwW8fJbi
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These ongoing conversations help ensure that the stories told about our communities are rich and full of nuance.

www.freepress.net
On Aug 7, 2018
@jcstearns shared
Every month, residents of Charlotte, North Carolina; reporters from The Charlotte Observer; and Free Press get together for conversations about stories that need to be told about the city. https://t.co/ybYwW8fJbi
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Charlotte Residents and Reporters Connect at Monthly Meetings

These ongoing conversations help ensure that the stories told about our communities are rich and full of nuance.

Alan Rusbridger in Conversation with Stewart Purvis

On Aug 13, 2018
@amonck shared
Two great editors... https://t.co/3FJgw96Lew
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Alan Rusbridger is one of the modern editorial greats of the British Press. His time at the Guardian was unique and ground-breaking. For starters, it exposed phone-hacking, published Wikileaks, and both Snowden and the Panama Papers. He (and it) won a Pulitzer Prize for their work. ...

themediasociety.com
On Aug 13, 2018
@amonck shared
Two great editors... https://t.co/3FJgw96Lew
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Alan Rusbridger in Conversation with Stewart Purvis

Alan Rusbridger is one of the modern editorial greats of the British Press. His time at the Guardian was unique and ground-breaking. For starters, it exposed phone-hacking, published ...

Paying for news: Why people subscribe and what it says about the future of journalism

On May 2, 2017
@johnrobinson shared
More consumers could begin to pay for news -- if publishers can understand them & serve them well. So, no. https://t.co/JVCYQ3IDSg
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New research finds slightly more than half of all U.S. adults subscribe to news in some form — and roughly half of those to a newspaper.

On May 2, 2017
@johnrobinson shared
More consumers could begin to pay for news -- if publishers can understand them & serve them well. So, no. https://t.co/JVCYQ3IDSg
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Paying for news: Why people subscribe and what it says about the future of journalism

New research finds slightly more than half of all U.S. adults subscribe to news in some form — and roughly half of those to a newspaper.

New Relationships, Forms, and Models for News

On Aug 7, 2018
@jeffjarvis shared
@JoannaFantozzi Sorry to disagree. "Content" is a Gutenberg-era concept: making something to fill a product. This is why I argue journalism must reconceive of itself as a service. https://t.co/Ugf6He3yNi
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These digital visionaries tell people like me that we just don’t understand them. They talk about the wonders of the interconnected world…

medium.com
On Aug 7, 2018
@jeffjarvis shared
@JoannaFantozzi Sorry to disagree. "Content" is a Gutenberg-era concept: making something to fill a product. This is why I argue journalism must reconceive of itself as a service. https://t.co/Ugf6He3yNi
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New Relationships, Forms, and Models for News

These digital visionaries tell people like me that we just don’t understand them. They talk about the wonders of the interconnected world…

How The Seattle Times brought in more than $4 million to fund critical coverage

On Aug 22, 2018
@Poynter shared
“We are building this journalism with the community, not for them." https://t.co/5hoSDFvSfI
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Sharon Chan learned a big lesson fast when she first started working to build community funding for journalism at The Seattle Times.

www.poynter.org
On Aug 22, 2018
@Poynter shared
“We are building this journalism with the community, not for them." https://t.co/5hoSDFvSfI
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How The Seattle Times brought in more than $4 million to fund critical coverage

Sharon Chan learned a big lesson fast when she first started working to build community funding for journalism at The Seattle Times.

Scripps Howard Foundation announces $6 million to university investigative journalism programs

On Aug 6, 2018
@Poynter shared
The Scripps Howard Foundation sent a signal today that the future of journalism lies in investigative reporting https://t.co/j2DnpchWio
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The Scripps Howard Foundation will help start investigative reporting centers at the University of Maryland and Arizona State University. 

www.poynter.org
On Aug 6, 2018
@Poynter shared
The Scripps Howard Foundation sent a signal today that the future of journalism lies in investigative reporting https://t.co/j2DnpchWio
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Scripps Howard Foundation announces $6 million to university investigative journalism programs

The Scripps Howard Foundation will help start investigative reporting centers at the University of Maryland and Arizona State University. 

Through the looking glass, backwards: What Nieman Lab’s Predictions for Journalism 2018 tell us about where we’re headed

On Aug 23, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
Through the looking glass, backwards: What Nieman Lab’s Predictions for Journalism 2018 tell us about where we’re headed https://t.co/t4DilnSX4Q
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An academic read through a bunch of smart people's thoughts on the near-term future for news. Here are the trends he found.

www.niemanlab.org
On Aug 23, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
Through the looking glass, backwards: What Nieman Lab’s Predictions for Journalism 2018 tell us about where we’re headed https://t.co/t4DilnSX4Q
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Through the looking glass, backwards: What Nieman Lab’s Predictions for Journalism 2018 tell us about where we’re headed

An academic read through a bunch of smart people's thoughts on the near-term future for news. Here are the trends he found.

Is Glenn Greenwald the Future of News?

On Aug 27, 2018
@ggreenwald shared
RT @MauriceChammah: The new New Yorker profile of @ggreenwald reminds me to re-share his exchange with @billkeller2014, which I think every journalist should read. https://t.co/RjajAp4hN1
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Here’s what a conversation with him reveals.

www.nytimes.com
On Aug 27, 2018
@ggreenwald shared
RT @MauriceChammah: The new New Yorker profile of @ggreenwald reminds me to re-share his exchange with @billkeller2014, which I think every journalist should read. https://t.co/RjajAp4hN1
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Is Glenn Greenwald the Future of News?

Here’s what a conversation with him reveals.

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We are the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard. We're trying to figure out the future of news.

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School for journalism and democracy, with tweets by @kristenhare, @benmullin and @Mantzarlis

Follow 153.5k Followers

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@BuzzMachine blogger and j-school prof; author of Public Parts, What Would Google Do?

Follow 157.4k Followers

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Deputy director of the new American Press Institute (@AmPress) • Adjunct faculty @HoyaJournalism • Technology, research and ideas for journalism.

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Associate Professor, CUNY. Rebuilding the News (Temple, 2013), Journalistic Cultures of Truth (Oxford, coming someday). Music, baseball, esoterica.

Follow 6.2k Followers

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Mediagazer presents the day's must-read media news on a single page.

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I run @niemanlab at Harvard; I ask questions about digital media for a living. I love @leahalexis + @dashiellbenton. Proud Cajun. Ask me about boudin.

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I'm a senior writer at Fortune. I have been the ninth caller and have won the weekend passes. I am an expert in stucco, a veteran in love and an outlaw in Peru.

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Journalist with @The_Intercept - author, No Place to Hide - dog/animal fanatic - email/PGP public key (https://t.co/uIEpel7tjt)

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Director, Journalism & Sustainability, @GRDodge Foundation. Local news and community engagement. Team @firstdraftnews. Former Press Freedom Dir @freepress.

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Work @wef with @davos @yglvoices @schwabfound @globalshapers. Just me here.

Follow 8.9k Followers

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Author: TRUMPNATION: THE ART OF BEING THE DONALD. Executive Editor, Gadfly, @Bfly; Bloomberg View, @BV. New York Times, WSJ, HP editor and reporter.

Follow 36.5k Followers

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Former editor of the News & Record. Now teaching at UNC. He's strolled all alone through a fallout zone and come out with his soul untouched.

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Writer, maker, flaneur. 'We are the words; we are the music; we are the thing itself.' My memoir: https://t.co/q8hR3f2nmT

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Executive editor of digital at the @Guardian. Proud @nytimes alum. Co-founder of @documentcloud & @HacksHackers. Corinthian yachtsman.

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CNN's senior media correspondent and host of @CNNReliable. Formerly @nytimes, @tvnewser and Top of the Morning. Email: [email protected]

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Bio and disclosures: http://t.co/hvOSLk0oIQ. Retweets usually mean endorsements, but not always.

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Business editor. Fluctuat nec mergitur. Alum of @WSJ @GuardianUS @Marketplace @Mashable. Heidi dot n dot moore at gmail. Hi.

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