News & Journalism

Monthly report: April 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 96 influencers like Joshua Benton and Nieman Lab, discussing hashtags such as #pressfreedom , #RSFIndex and #BinghamPrize.
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'Engaged journalism' is taking us back to the 'public journalism' debates of the 1990s

On Apr 3, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @SethCLewis: Say hello to RQ1: @markcoddington and I have a new monthly newsletter that sums up key highlights from research about news. Please share and sign up. Our latest issue: ‘Engaged journalism’ is taking us back to the ‘public journalism' debates of the 1990s https://t.co/XRyv9bK0Ln
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Plus more key findings from news research published in March 2020

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On Apr 3, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @SethCLewis: Say hello to RQ1: @markcoddington and I have a new monthly newsletter that sums up key highlights from research about news. Please share and sign up. Our latest issue: ‘Engaged journalism’ is taking us back to the ‘public journalism' debates of the 1990s https://t.co/XRyv9bK0Ln
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Trust in News – major new research project at the Reuters Institute supported by the Facebook Journalism Project

On Apr 28, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @rasmus_kleis: Really proud to share we are launching new Trust in News Project with funding from the Facebook Journalism Project £3.3m over 3 years for *Research on trust in 🇧🇷🇮🇳🇬🇧🇺🇸 (looking for actionable recommendations) *Journalist fellowships *Industry workshops https://t.co/oxabjatpol
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What kinds of digital news do people trust, why do they trust it, and what can publishers and platforms do to help people make decisions about what news to trust online? These are the questions driving our new Trust in News Project, funded by a grant from the Facebook Journalism Project ...

On Apr 28, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @rasmus_kleis: Really proud to share we are launching new Trust in News Project with funding from the Facebook Journalism Project £3.3m over 3 years for *Research on trust in 🇧🇷🇮🇳🇬🇧🇺🇸 (looking for actionable recommendations) *Journalist fellowships *Industry workshops https://t.co/oxabjatpol
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Trust in News – major new research project at the Reuters Institute supported by the Facebook Journalism Project

Trust in News – major new research project at the Reuters Institute supported by the Facebook Journalism Project

What kinds of digital news do people trust, why do they trust it, and what can publishers and platforms do to help people make decisions about what news to trust online? These are the ...

The Cohort: What I learned leaving journalism for politics

On Apr 21, 2020
@Poynter shared
>@ChrissyCole: What I learned leaving journalism for politics https://t.co/h4sTaU7fja https://t.co/6Ewe98N2IV
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From person-to-person coaching and intensive hands-on seminars to interactive online courses and media reporting, Poynter helps journalists sharpen skills and elevate storytelling throughout their careers.

www.poynter.org
On Apr 21, 2020
@Poynter shared
>@ChrissyCole: What I learned leaving journalism for politics https://t.co/h4sTaU7fja https://t.co/6Ewe98N2IV
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The Cohort: What I learned leaving journalism for politics

The Cohort: What I learned leaving journalism for politics

From person-to-person coaching and intensive hands-on seminars to interactive online courses and media reporting, Poynter helps journalists sharpen skills and elevate storytelling ...

2020 World Press Freedom Index: “Entering a decisive decade for journalism, exacerbated by coronavirus”

On Apr 21, 2020
@vivian shared
#RSFIndex: The world #pressfreedom map keeps getting darker. https://t.co/Ocw1AxNsEP.
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This 2020 edition of the Index, which evaluates the situation for journalists each year in 180 countries and territories, suggests that the next ten years will be pivotal for press freedom because of converging crises affecting the future of journalism: a geopolitical crisis (due to the ...

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On Apr 21, 2020
@vivian shared
#RSFIndex: The world #pressfreedom map keeps getting darker. https://t.co/Ocw1AxNsEP.
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2020 World Press Freedom Index: “Entering a decisive decade for journalism, exacerbated by coronavirus”

2020 World Press Freedom Index: “Entering a decisive decade for journalism, exacerbated by coronavirus”

This 2020 edition of the Index, which evaluates the situation for journalists each year in 180 countries and territories, suggests that the next ten years will be pivotal for press freedom ...

The Wall Street Journal and Frontline win Bingham Prize for Indian Health Service investigation

On Apr 21, 2020
@Anthony shared
RT @niemanfdn: Congratulations to @WSJ and @frontlinepbs, winners of the 2019 Worth #BinghamPrize for Investigative Journalism for “Forsaken by the Indian Health Service.” Their investigation exposed decades of dysfunction inside IHS, resulting in important reforms. https://t.co/eNB47cKzA7
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“Forsaken by the Indian Health Service,” a joint investigation by The Wall Street Journal and PBS’s “Frontline,” is the winner of the 2019 Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism.

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On Apr 21, 2020
@Anthony shared
RT @niemanfdn: Congratulations to @WSJ and @frontlinepbs, winners of the 2019 Worth #BinghamPrize for Investigative Journalism for “Forsaken by the Indian Health Service.” Their investigation exposed decades of dysfunction inside IHS, resulting in important reforms. https://t.co/eNB47cKzA7
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The Wall Street Journal and Frontline win Bingham Prize for Indian Health Service investigation

The Wall Street Journal and Frontline win Bingham Prize for Indian Health Service investigation

“Forsaken by the Indian Health Service,” a joint investigation by The Wall Street Journal and PBS’s “Frontline,” is the winner of the 2019 Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism.

The Membership in News Fund

On Apr 21, 2020
@jayrosen_nyu shared
@dylan20 @jonst0kes @paulg @robertgentel @balajis Thanks, Dylan. We also raised the money for a venture fund that supports innovative work around the globe, not only with $ but with coaching. https://t.co/jgiMq5Xayw We're now working on a comprehensive handbook that distills three years of learning down to its practical lessons.
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Membership is different: you join the cause because you believe in the work...” In its efforts to encourage robust and interactive membership practices with news organizations around the world, the Membership Puzzle Project has partnered with Luminate and Democracy Fund to launch The ...

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On Apr 21, 2020
@jayrosen_nyu shared
@dylan20 @jonst0kes @paulg @robertgentel @balajis Thanks, Dylan. We also raised the money for a venture fund that supports innovative work around the globe, not only with $ but with coaching. https://t.co/jgiMq5Xayw We're now working on a comprehensive handbook that distills three years of learning down to its practical lessons.
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The Membership in News Fund

The Membership in News Fund

Membership is different: you join the cause because you believe in the work...” In its efforts to encourage robust and interactive membership practices with news organizations around the ...

Inasmuch Foundation and LMA launch Oklahoma Media Center, a statewide journalism collaborative

On May 1, 2020
@mediagazer shared
Inasmuch Foundation and Local Media Association to launch the Oklahoma Media Center, a collaboration among local outlets with an initial focus on COVID-19 (@emluto / Local Media Association) https://t.co/qtgEpeEfGl https://t.co/itCaEnuKVA
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The Center will develop and share news content related to COVID-19 crisis impacts in Oklahoma...

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On May 1, 2020
@mediagazer shared
Inasmuch Foundation and Local Media Association to launch the Oklahoma Media Center, a collaboration among local outlets with an initial focus on COVID-19 (@emluto / Local Media Association) https://t.co/qtgEpeEfGl https://t.co/itCaEnuKVA
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Inasmuch Foundation and LMA launch Oklahoma Media Center, a statewide journalism collaborative

Inasmuch Foundation and LMA launch Oklahoma Media Center, a statewide journalism collaborative

The Center will develop and share news content related to COVID-19 crisis impacts in Oklahoma...

“Engaged journalism” is taking us back to the “public journalism” debates of the 1990s

On Apr 3, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
RT @jbenton: Look who's back on @NiemanLab: our old friends @markcoddington and @SethCLewis, writing about the most interesting recent research into journalism and media https://t.co/vfRynx874N
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Plus new research into algorithmic polarization, computational news discovery, gender differences in political news, and more.

www.niemanlab.org
On Apr 3, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
RT @jbenton: Look who's back on @NiemanLab: our old friends @markcoddington and @SethCLewis, writing about the most interesting recent research into journalism and media https://t.co/vfRynx874N
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“Engaged journalism” is taking us back to the “public journalism” debates of the 1990s

“Engaged journalism” is taking us back to the “public journalism” debates of the 1990s

Plus new research into algorithmic polarization, computational news discovery, gender differences in political news, and more.

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

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

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

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

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

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I teach journalism and direct the Studio 20 program at NYU, critique the press, try to grasp digital logic. I advise media companies too. On @newrepublic board.

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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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Now: CEO, https://t.co/AXIXKpf8am & Public Editor, ESPN. Then: Exec Ed, https://t.co/Hq7hTYkOPg; @digitalfirst; @ONA; TBD; AOL. Someday: Jets & Mets.

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Author of The Googlization of Everything (2011), The Anarchist in the Library (2004), and Copyrights and Copywrongs (2001). Contributor to various things.

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Playing at the intersection of journalism, media and tech. Former @Twitter, @NBCNews, @NPR, @NYTimes, @Discovery, @CNN

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Digital Production Manager for @TheDailyShow with @TrevorNoah

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

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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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