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Monthly report: August 2019

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Here are the memos that GateHouse and Gannett employees got today about the merger

On Aug 5, 2019
@Poynter shared
Here are the memos that @Gannett and @GateHouse_Media employees received via email today about the new direction of their companies. https://t.co/CecVI4IDk1
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These are the two memos that employees of GateHouse Media and Gannett were emailed on Monday.

www.poynter.org
On Aug 5, 2019
@Poynter shared
Here are the memos that @Gannett and @GateHouse_Media employees received via email today about the new direction of their companies. https://t.co/CecVI4IDk1
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Here are the memos that GateHouse and Gannett employees got today about the merger

These are the two memos that employees of GateHouse Media and Gannett were emailed on Monday.

We’re hiring: Come work for Nieman Lab as a staff writer

On Aug 29, 2019
@emilybell shared
RT @laurahazardowen: hello, @NiemanLab is hiring a staff writer. Here's what we're looking for: https://t.co/7YSKTF2EdV Apply here: https://t.co/h2aUz0TQzo
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We have an opening for a staff writer here at Nieman Lab. If you're interested, apply over here! The job's pretty easy to describe: You see all the stories on this website? The ones about journalism innovation — changes in how news gets reported, produced, distributed, discovered, ...

www.niemanlab.org
On Aug 29, 2019
@emilybell shared
RT @laurahazardowen: hello, @NiemanLab is hiring a staff writer. Here's what we're looking for: https://t.co/7YSKTF2EdV Apply here: https://t.co/h2aUz0TQzo
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We’re hiring: Come work for Nieman Lab as a staff writer

We have an opening for a staff writer here at Nieman Lab. If you're interested, apply over here! The job's pretty easy to describe: You see all the stories on this website? The ones about ...

Public Square Program Internship, Fall 2019

On Aug 3, 2019
@Brizzyc shared
Public Square Program Internship, Fall 2019 https://t.co/O7BULpzPWg
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Apply to Public Square Program Internship, Fall 2019 at Democracy Fund in Washington, DC.

On Aug 3, 2019
@Brizzyc shared
Public Square Program Internship, Fall 2019 https://t.co/O7BULpzPWg
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Public Square Program Internship, Fall 2019

Apply to Public Square Program Internship, Fall 2019 at Democracy Fund in Washington, DC.

Weinberg Says Fios1 News Shutdown Underscores Need for NJ’s Media Consortium

On Aug 31, 2019
@jcstearns shared
RT @RispoliMike: As ANOTHER media outlets closes in NJ, @SenatorLorettaW calls for funding for the Civic Info Consortium. “The program is important for the future of journalism in New Jersey and for the health of our democracy.” https://t.co/xJ4fEoyq2T
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Weinberg Says Fios1 News Shutdown Underscores Need for NJ’s Media Consortium   $1 Million for Civic Information Consortium on Administration’s ‘Freeze List’   Trenton – The pending shutdown of Fios1’s news channel underscores the need to get the university based news consortium up and ...

www.insidernj.com
On Aug 31, 2019
@jcstearns shared
RT @RispoliMike: As ANOTHER media outlets closes in NJ, @SenatorLorettaW calls for funding for the Civic Info Consortium. “The program is important for the future of journalism in New Jersey and for the health of our democracy.” https://t.co/xJ4fEoyq2T
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Weinberg Says Fios1 News Shutdown Underscores Need for NJ’s Media Consortium

Weinberg Says Fios1 News Shutdown Underscores Need for NJ’s Media Consortium   $1 Million for Civic Information Consortium on Administration’s ‘Freeze List’   Trenton – The pending shutdown ...

Paying for News: A Mega-Merger Thought Experiment

On Aug 26, 2019
@mathewi shared
RT @dangillmor: @annamasera @rasmus_kleis @mathewi @jayrosen_nyu @Sulliview @emilybell @CharlieBeckett @raju @ghoshworld @Indira_L @jeffjarvis @vivian @JenniferBrandel @wblau BTW, a decade ago, somewhat tongue in cheek, I suggested a joint venture -- with paywall but relatively low cost -- of the best of the best (at the time). https://t.co/nE51QLmgeA
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Paying for News: A Mega-Merger Thought Experiment

boingboing.net
On Aug 26, 2019
@mathewi shared
RT @dangillmor: @annamasera @rasmus_kleis @mathewi @jayrosen_nyu @Sulliview @emilybell @CharlieBeckett @raju @ghoshworld @Indira_L @jeffjarvis @vivian @JenniferBrandel @wblau BTW, a decade ago, somewhat tongue in cheek, I suggested a joint venture -- with paywall but relatively low cost -- of the best of the best (at the time). https://t.co/nE51QLmgeA
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Paying for News: A Mega-Merger Thought Experiment

Paying for News: A Mega-Merger Thought Experiment

I Cut Facebook Out of My Life. Surprisingly, I Missed It

On Aug 22, 2019
@kashhill shared
@imaguid When I cut myself off from Facebook as part of my tech giant blocking experiment— https://t.co/MCAjZfrm7A — I discovered that other services had planned for Facebook’s obsolescence.
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I'm cutting the tech giants from my life. This week, I'm blocking everything Facebook-related—not simply deleting apps from my phone, but using a custom tool that stops all my devices from communicating with Mark Zuckerberg’s enormous, needy baby.

gizmodo.com
On Aug 22, 2019
@kashhill shared
@imaguid When I cut myself off from Facebook as part of my tech giant blocking experiment— https://t.co/MCAjZfrm7A — I discovered that other services had planned for Facebook’s obsolescence.
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I Cut Facebook Out of My Life. Surprisingly, I Missed It

I'm cutting the tech giants from my life. This week, I'm blocking everything Facebook-related—not simply deleting apps from my phone, but using a custom tool that stops all my devices from ...

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?

Charting a locally owned, for-profit future for community news

On Aug 5, 2019
@johnrobinson shared
RT @dankennedy_nu: I find this amazing. Howard was showing the way 10 years ago. You can read about his community news site, @thebatavian, in The Wired City. Here is a sample: https://t.co/14j8dkFO3j https://t.co/nWji8MvtP8
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Nonprofits are great, but a replicable, sustainable model for making money in local news online is the holy grail. In upstate New York, The Batavian is showing the way.

www.niemanlab.org
On Aug 5, 2019
@johnrobinson shared
RT @dankennedy_nu: I find this amazing. Howard was showing the way 10 years ago. You can read about his community news site, @thebatavian, in The Wired City. Here is a sample: https://t.co/14j8dkFO3j https://t.co/nWji8MvtP8
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Charting a locally owned, for-profit future for community news

Nonprofits are great, but a replicable, sustainable model for making money in local news online is the holy grail. In upstate New York, The Batavian is showing the way.

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