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Monthly report: January 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 78 influencers like Nieman Lab and Mathew Ingram, discussing hashtags such as #Predix2020
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We Need a Media System That Serves People’s Needs, Not Corporations’

On Jan 31, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
"Our corporate media system prioritizes making money over producing adversarial journalism and covering working-class issues. We should dare to imagine something different: a public media system that privileges democracy over profits." — @VWPickard https://t.co/JiP3RVBTi1 https://t.co/HAEzTjvEy3
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Our corporate media system prioritizes making money over producing adversarial journalism and covering working-class issues. We should dare to imagine something different: a public media system that privileges democracy over profits.

jacobinmag.com
On Jan 31, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
"Our corporate media system prioritizes making money over producing adversarial journalism and covering working-class issues. We should dare to imagine something different: a public media system that privileges democracy over profits." — @VWPickard https://t.co/JiP3RVBTi1 https://t.co/HAEzTjvEy3
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We Need a Media System That Serves People’s Needs, Not Corporations’

We Need a Media System That Serves People’s Needs, Not Corporations’

Our corporate media system prioritizes making money over producing adversarial journalism and covering working-class issues. We should dare to imagine something different: a public media ...

Putting news on stage: Bringing journalism back to the theater as a public space

On Jan 19, 2020
@mediagazer shared
Newsrooms in Europe, inspired by the US' Pop-Up Magazine, are experimenting with live news formats, like presenting unpublished stories, in theaters (@catherinecadams / Nieman Lab) https://t.co/C8MeM2ooX3 https://t.co/LTqSCGKi54
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Audiences want proximity and, perhaps more than ever, humanity. Telling stories in a real physical space can be an antidote to the virtual epidemic.

www.niemanlab.org
On Jan 19, 2020
@mediagazer shared
Newsrooms in Europe, inspired by the US' Pop-Up Magazine, are experimenting with live news formats, like presenting unpublished stories, in theaters (@catherinecadams / Nieman Lab) https://t.co/C8MeM2ooX3 https://t.co/LTqSCGKi54
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Putting news on stage: Bringing journalism back to the theater as a public space

Putting news on stage: Bringing journalism back to the theater as a public space

Audiences want proximity and, perhaps more than ever, humanity. Telling stories in a real physical space can be an antidote to the virtual epidemic.

Nieman Foundation announces the 2020 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows

On Jan 16, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
Introducing the 2020 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows! @mercyorengo @nicolejbe @dildaydoc @wendyluwrites @tomerovadia @amysilvermanaz @elizabethtoohey @lewispants https://t.co/Yx92CcLAoH
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The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard has selected eight media innovators to be the 2020 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows.

nieman.harvard.edu
On Jan 16, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
Introducing the 2020 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows! @mercyorengo @nicolejbe @dildaydoc @wendyluwrites @tomerovadia @amysilvermanaz @elizabethtoohey @lewispants https://t.co/Yx92CcLAoH
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Nieman Foundation announces the 2020 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows

Nieman Foundation announces the 2020 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard has selected eight media innovators to be the 2020 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows.

Newsonomics: Here are 20 epiphanies for the news business of the 2020s

On Jan 24, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
RT @jbenton: [email protected] has been writing for @NiemanLab for 10 years now! Since his decade lines up with the turn of the decade, he's written his magnum opus: a vision of what the news industry will look like in the 2020s. (There's even a little optimism!) https://t.co/RgFfdF6nQZ
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After ten years of writing for Nieman Lab, Ken takes a big look back and ahead, defining the state of affairs for the troubled world of journalism.

www.niemanlab.org
On Jan 24, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
RT @jbenton: [email protected] has been writing for @NiemanLab for 10 years now! Since his decade lines up with the turn of the decade, he's written his magnum opus: a vision of what the news industry will look like in the 2020s. (There's even a little optimism!) https://t.co/RgFfdF6nQZ
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Newsonomics: Here are 20 epiphanies for the news business of the 2020s

Newsonomics: Here are 20 epiphanies for the news business of the 2020s

After ten years of writing for Nieman Lab, Ken takes a big look back and ahead, defining the state of affairs for the troubled world of journalism.

Print is dead. Long live print.

On Jan 10, 2020
@mathewi shared
RT @CJR: From archives: Stories suffer with newsroom cuts and tighter deadlines. "What if the big decline in print readership has more to do with a lack of quality than a lack of interest?" https://t.co/scFx3qfW76
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<p>Roger Fidler is a forefather of digital journalism. In the early 1980s, he wrote and illustrated an essay on the future of news. When Fidler presented his ideas around Knight Ridder, his co-workers sometimes laughed. ...

www.cjr.org
On Jan 10, 2020
@mathewi shared
RT @CJR: From archives: Stories suffer with newsroom cuts and tighter deadlines. "What if the big decline in print readership has more to do with a lack of quality than a lack of interest?" https://t.co/scFx3qfW76
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Print is dead. Long live print.

Print is dead. Long live print.

<p>Roger Fidler is a forefather of digital journalism. In the early 1980s, he wrote and illustrated an essay on the future of news. When Fidler presented his ideas around Knight Ridder, his ...

Journalism, Media, and Technology Trends and Predictions 2020

On Jan 9, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @rasmus_kleis: Annual Journalism, Media, and Technology Trends and Predictions from @nicnewman out now, based on survey of strategic sample of 233 digital news leaders. 73% feel confident about their company’s prospects in 2020 Full report: https://t.co/PrEdF7B78I Thread w/key findings below https://t.co/R6ammpdzv5
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Annual report from the Reuters Institute, based on survey of leading journalists and media executives, looks at the year ahead in the news industry

www.digitalnewsreport.org
On Jan 9, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @rasmus_kleis: Annual Journalism, Media, and Technology Trends and Predictions from @nicnewman out now, based on survey of strategic sample of 233 digital news leaders. 73% feel confident about their company’s prospects in 2020 Full report: https://t.co/PrEdF7B78I Thread w/key findings below https://t.co/R6ammpdzv5
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Journalism, Media, and Technology Trends and Predictions 2020

Journalism, Media, and Technology Trends and Predictions 2020

Annual report from the Reuters Institute, based on survey of leading journalists and media executives, looks at the year ahead in the news industry

Why media education in schools needs to be about much more than ‘fake news’

On Jan 8, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @ddbuckingham: Useful post-election blog post: Why media education in schools needs to be about much more than 'fake news' https://t.co/8FacDru1S7 via @ConversationUK
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Only 2% of children have the skills needed to identify a credible news story.

theconversation.com
On Jan 8, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @ddbuckingham: Useful post-election blog post: Why media education in schools needs to be about much more than 'fake news' https://t.co/8FacDru1S7 via @ConversationUK
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Why media education in schools needs to be about much more than ‘fake news’

Why media education in schools needs to be about much more than ‘fake news’

Only 2% of children have the skills needed to identify a credible news story.

Get out of the office and talk to people

On Jan 4, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
Get out of the office and talk to people, by @AlexaBorchardt: https://t.co/RZW0JL72nv #Predix2020
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"A generation of young journalists was raised in front of computer screens, copying and pasting stories for quick successes in clicks and reach."

www.niemanlab.org
On Jan 4, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
Get out of the office and talk to people, by @AlexaBorchardt: https://t.co/RZW0JL72nv #Predix2020
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Get out of the office and talk to people

Get out of the office and talk to people

"A generation of young journalists was raised in front of computer screens, copying and pasting stories for quick successes in clicks and reach."

Top Influencers

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

Follow 240.5k Followers

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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.

Follow 78.3k Followers

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

Follow 48.0k Followers

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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.

Follow 20.8k Followers

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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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Associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University. Panelist on WGBH's Beat the Press. Contributor to https://t.co/nRf5bmv59i. Likes are bookmarks.

Follow 11.9k Followers

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Editor, @billy_penn: A Philly news start-up; [email protected], @mcall; @penn_state-er; suburban husband/dad; mildly obsessive about digital journalism.

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

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

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@USCAnnenberg Profe MacGyvering digi journalism. #wjchat @ONA @NAHJ #HorizontalLoyalty #withpurpose #JustAMinorThreat // I live sweat, but I dream light years.

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Senior Director: Advance Publications, Board member: ONA, SFPP, GEN, and help where I can. Previously: EP @AJPlus CCO @Circa, Founder Spot.Us. Also, I love you.

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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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Editor of @BuzzFeedCanada. [email protected] Previously founded @EmergentDotInfo, fellow @TowCenter, Regret the Error @Poynter.

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