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Monthly report: December 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 138 influencers like Nieman Lab and Joshua Benton, discussing hashtags such as #Predix2019 , #NewsMatch and #longread.
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Indianapolis Star reporter Marisa Kwiatkowski wins Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism at Harvard

On Dec 20, 2018
@sivavaid shared
RT @niemanfdn: Congratulations to @IndyMarisaK, chosen by Harvard's Nieman Fellows for the 2019 Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. Her relentless reporting has exposed numerous problems including the Larry Nassar/USA Gymnastics sexual abuse scandal. https://t.co/geZ7B5k0jE https://t.co/3ZROwwCain
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Nieman Fellows in the class of 2019 at Harvard University have selected Marisa Kwiatkowski, an investigative reporter at The Indianapolis Star, for the 2019 Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. ...

nieman.harvard.edu
On Dec 20, 2018
@sivavaid shared
RT @niemanfdn: Congratulations to @IndyMarisaK, chosen by Harvard's Nieman Fellows for the 2019 Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. Her relentless reporting has exposed numerous problems including the Larry Nassar/USA Gymnastics sexual abuse scandal. https://t.co/geZ7B5k0jE https://t.co/3ZROwwCain
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Indianapolis Star reporter Marisa Kwiatkowski wins Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism at Harvard

Nieman Fellows in the class of 2019 at Harvard University have selected Marisa Kwiatkowski, an investigative reporter at The Indianapolis Star, for the 2019 Louis M. Lyons Award for ...

The news is dying, but journalism will not — and should not

On Dec 30, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
The news is dying, but journalism will not — and should not https://t.co/x5v6cDRaPo @h0d3r #predix2019
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"It is losing its cultural relevance after almost two centuries — and thereby its commodity value."

www.niemanlab.org
On Dec 30, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
The news is dying, but journalism will not — and should not https://t.co/x5v6cDRaPo @h0d3r #predix2019
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The news is dying, but journalism will not — and should not

"It is losing its cultural relevance after almost two centuries — and thereby its commodity value."

The gap between journalism and research is too wide

On Dec 13, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
RT @SethCLewis: My contribution to @NiemanLab's predictions for 2019 is less prediction than plea for working to bridge the gap between researchers and journalists. Together, we could make debates about journalism more productive, evidence-based, and mutually beneficial. https://t.co/whfFXIql0d https://t.co/dGG4Wgu1SR
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"Journalists had piles of Chartbeat data, but few models for understanding the social psychology of media audiences. They were stuck musing about things like filter bubbles, bots, and young people paying for news, when there is growing research evidence available with answers to these ...

www.niemanlab.org
On Dec 13, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
RT @SethCLewis: My contribution to @NiemanLab's predictions for 2019 is less prediction than plea for working to bridge the gap between researchers and journalists. Together, we could make debates about journalism more productive, evidence-based, and mutually beneficial. https://t.co/whfFXIql0d https://t.co/dGG4Wgu1SR
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The gap between journalism and research is too wide

"Journalists had piles of Chartbeat data, but few models for understanding the social psychology of media audiences. They were stuck musing about things like filter bubbles, bots, and young ...

Secrets and Transparency

On Feb 19, 2018
@jason_pontin shared
"Perhaps the best way to conceive of Wikileaks is like this: it is a stateless, distributed intelligence network, a reverse image of the U.S. National Security Agency... dedicated to publicizing secrets rather than acquiring them." https://t.co/txUI1JvEXz
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What is Wikileaks, and what is its future?

www.technologyreview.com
On Feb 19, 2018
@jason_pontin shared
"Perhaps the best way to conceive of Wikileaks is like this: it is a stateless, distributed intelligence network, a reverse image of the U.S. National Security Agency... dedicated to publicizing secrets rather than acquiring them." https://t.co/txUI1JvEXz
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Secrets and Transparency

What is Wikileaks, and what is its future?

Full Q&A: Ezra Klein and Kara Swisher on the future of journalism

On Dec 16, 2018
@mediagazer shared
Q&A with Ezra Klein and Kara Swisher on the future of journalism, the decline of scoops and how Twitter has made journalists dumber, meaner, and more reactive (@heyheyesj / Recode) https://t.co/tEPiFpyrJT https://t.co/CGCCzY4Lx0
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Klein says Twitter has made journalists dumber, meaner and more reactive.

www.recode.net
On Dec 16, 2018
@mediagazer shared
Q&A with Ezra Klein and Kara Swisher on the future of journalism, the decline of scoops and how Twitter has made journalists dumber, meaner, and more reactive (@heyheyesj / Recode) https://t.co/tEPiFpyrJT https://t.co/CGCCzY4Lx0
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Full Q&A: Ezra Klein and Kara Swisher on the future of journalism

Klein says Twitter has made journalists dumber, meaner and more reactive.

Think 2018 was bad? Wait until you see 2019

On Dec 30, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
“If you think 2018 was bad, my advice for 2019 is to buckle up, because it’s going to be even bumpier." https://t.co/SBtY5oHvkL @jSWahutu #predix2019
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"I think the end of 2018 is the top of the rollercoaster track. The descent, which we are not ready for, is going to involve a lot of screaming as we hurtle towards Brexit in 2019 and the 2020 U.S. elections."

www.niemanlab.org
On Dec 30, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
“If you think 2018 was bad, my advice for 2019 is to buckle up, because it’s going to be even bumpier." https://t.co/SBtY5oHvkL @jSWahutu #predix2019
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Think 2018 was bad? Wait until you see 2019

"I think the end of 2018 is the top of the rollercoaster track. The descent, which we are not ready for, is going to involve a lot of screaming as we hurtle towards Brexit in 2019 and the ...

Government funds local news — and that’s a good thing

On Dec 17, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
"In 2019, we need to push things even further and move from community engagement to community activation." @notaaroncraig @RispoliMike #Predix2019 https://t.co/IO4g8rH3Je
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"And when we start treating people not as consumers but as constituents, we’ll find new ideas, new allies and new resources to reverse the downward spiral in local journalism and restore the public’s trust in the news."

www.niemanlab.org
On Dec 17, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
"In 2019, we need to push things even further and move from community engagement to community activation." @notaaroncraig @RispoliMike #Predix2019 https://t.co/IO4g8rH3Je
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Government funds local news — and that’s a good thing

"And when we start treating people not as consumers but as constituents, we’ll find new ideas, new allies and new resources to reverse the downward spiral in local journalism and restore ...

We will finally confront systemic market failure

On Dec 19, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
"We have nothing to lose but our democracy." @vwpickard #Predix2019 https://t.co/ldrHpIpTqU
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"Those unconstrained by market ideology might dare to consider what a new, truly public, digital media system could look like in the United States and beyond."

www.niemanlab.org
On Dec 19, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
"We have nothing to lose but our democracy." @vwpickard #Predix2019 https://t.co/ldrHpIpTqU
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We will finally confront systemic market failure

"Those unconstrained by market ideology might dare to consider what a new, truly public, digital media system could look like in the United States and beyond."

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