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Monthly report: June 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 138 influencers like Nieman Lab and Poynter, discussing hashtags such as #NoLimits , #TimesUpNews and #take.
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“Threats,” “Ultimatums,” and “Espionage”: Inside Silicon Valley’s Spy Wars

On Jun 1, 2018
@nickbilton shared
RT @nxthompson: "Spies and corporate espionage are a fixture of Silicon Valley." @nickbilton https://t.co/dZvszcw8m4
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Foreign agents have been stealing tech companies’ secrets since the 70s. But now, in the wake of Facebook’s public crisis, the biggest companies in the world are coping with the challenge on an unprecedented level.

www.vanityfair.com
On Jun 1, 2018
@nickbilton shared
RT @nxthompson: "Spies and corporate espionage are a fixture of Silicon Valley." @nickbilton https://t.co/dZvszcw8m4
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“Threats,” “Ultimatums,” and “Espionage”: Inside Silicon Valley’s Spy Wars

Foreign agents have been stealing tech companies’ secrets since the 70s. But now, in the wake of Facebook’s public crisis, the biggest companies in the world are coping with the challenge ...

UVA Sets Record With 16 Fulbright Recipients

On Jun 2, 2018
@sivavaid shared
RT @UVA: Meet UVA's 16 Fulbright recipients! https://t.co/oZjE7aewGd
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UVA scholars and alumni will pursue research and teach English in 13 different countries this year with the support of the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

news.virginia.edu
On Jun 2, 2018
@sivavaid shared
RT @UVA: Meet UVA's 16 Fulbright recipients! https://t.co/oZjE7aewGd
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UVA Sets Record With 16 Fulbright Recipients

UVA scholars and alumni will pursue research and teach English in 13 different countries this year with the support of the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign ...

Think lithely, step lively: Greg Barber on newsroom tools at the Washington Post

On May 31, 2018
@macloo shared
RT @ndiakopoulos: Great tour of newsroom tools by @gjbarb at @washingtonpost https://t.co/z9FnPQYQBr
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We caught up with Greg Barber to find out how the Post identifies, evaluates, and creates journalism tools, and to get some tips too.

medium.com
On May 31, 2018
@macloo shared
RT @ndiakopoulos: Great tour of newsroom tools by @gjbarb at @washingtonpost https://t.co/z9FnPQYQBr
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Think lithely, step lively: Greg Barber on newsroom tools at the Washington Post

We caught up with Greg Barber to find out how the Post identifies, evaluates, and creates journalism tools, and to get some tips too.

Worried About Big Tech? Chinese Giants Make America’s Look Tame

On Jun 1, 2018
@TimOBrien shared
RT @ritholtz: Forget Google versus Facebook. Forget Uber versus Lyft. Forget Amazon versus … well, everybody. The technology world’s most bruising battle for supremacy is taking place in China. And it could point to Big Tech’s future everywhere else, too. https://t.co/kbZ25RaPgn
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China’s two internet behemoths, Tencent and Alibaba, are spending billions of dollars in an escalating battle to dominate every part of daily life.

www.nytimes.com
On Jun 1, 2018
@TimOBrien shared
RT @ritholtz: Forget Google versus Facebook. Forget Uber versus Lyft. Forget Amazon versus … well, everybody. The technology world’s most bruising battle for supremacy is taking place in China. And it could point to Big Tech’s future everywhere else, too. https://t.co/kbZ25RaPgn
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Worried About Big Tech? Chinese Giants Make America’s Look Tame

China’s two internet behemoths, Tencent and Alibaba, are spending billions of dollars in an escalating battle to dominate every part of daily life.

Case study: How journalists in Oregon are collaborating to tackle a mountain of data about high school concussions

On Jun 24, 2018
@mediagazer shared
Inside the collaboration by a community newspaper company, investigative nonprofits, and a university to investigate data behind high school sports concussions (Center for Cooperative Media) https://t.co/8Gi0Zl61w1 https://t.co/8kKrUHrjDT
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By Tara George

medium.com
On Jun 24, 2018
@mediagazer shared
Inside the collaboration by a community newspaper company, investigative nonprofits, and a university to investigate data behind high school sports concussions (Center for Cooperative Media) https://t.co/8Gi0Zl61w1 https://t.co/8kKrUHrjDT
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Why does the Star Tribune outperform the pack of metros? An update.

On May 2, 2018
@yelvington shared
Focus. Consistency. Quality. https://t.co/AgBdKeq3si
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Two years ago I chronicled how the Star Tribune of Minneapolis had become a

www.poynter.org
On May 2, 2018
@yelvington shared
Focus. Consistency. Quality. https://t.co/AgBdKeq3si
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Why does the Star Tribune outperform the pack of metros? An update.

Two years ago I chronicled how the Star Tribune of Minneapolis had become a

No Limits with Rebecca Jarvis

On Feb 24, 2018
@moorehn shared
RT @RebeccaJarvis: “Everything prepares you for where you are and who you are, and looking back with regret is never ever fruitful.” - @DebRobertsABC on #NoLimits podcast: https://t.co/GqJMhn2Adf https://t.co/In2u6uhQWh
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Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of No Limits with Rebecca Jarvis by ABC News for free.

itunes.apple.com
On Feb 24, 2018
@moorehn shared
RT @RebeccaJarvis: “Everything prepares you for where you are and who you are, and looking back with regret is never ever fruitful.” - @DebRobertsABC on #NoLimits podcast: https://t.co/GqJMhn2Adf https://t.co/In2u6uhQWh
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No Limits with Rebecca Jarvis

Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of No Limits with Rebecca Jarvis by ABC News for free.

If Facebook stops putting news in front of readers, will readers bother to go looking for it?

On Jan 12, 2018
@jbenton shared
This Facebook change is a giant challenge to the zen koan of this media age: "If the news is that important, it will find me" https://t.co/KNSmDXMZdh
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The idea that the value of a piece of news is defined by likes and comments — that taking in information without getting into a back-and-forth with your uncle about it is somehow unworthy — is actually a profound ideological statement.

www.niemanlab.org
On Jan 12, 2018
@jbenton shared
This Facebook change is a giant challenge to the zen koan of this media age: "If the news is that important, it will find me" https://t.co/KNSmDXMZdh
Open

If Facebook stops putting news in front of readers, will readers bother to go looking for it?

The idea that the value of a piece of news is defined by likes and comments — that taking in information without getting into a back-and-forth with your uncle about it is somehow unworthy — ...

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

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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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Special Correspondent, Vanity Fair. Former Columnist, The New York Times. Author, Hatching Twitter & upcoming book about The Silk Road.

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Digital journalism professor, University of Florida. Rides a Vespa. Travels everywhere. http://t.co/P8lNA08reB

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Social journalism director at CUNY Grad School of Journalism. I study changing newsrooms. Runner; beer & Packers enthusiast. Must love dogs.

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