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Monthly report: March 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 84 influencers like Jay Rosen and Mediagazer, discussing hashtags such as #Covid19 , #LukasPrizes and #coronavirus.
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The Future of Journalism May Live on Through Family-Owned Newspapers

On Mar 11, 2020
@jayrosen_nyu shared
It's not local newspapers that are headed into the ditch. It's local newspapers owned by companies that don't give a shit. https://t.co/mqYFfmWIYA The family-owned property is often a different story.
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Across its titles, local journalism manifests in several ways, including general information news and community watchdog reporting, with regular coverage of local government, the school board, and other local organizations and businesses. It gives cash infusions to a selective group of ...

www.editorandpublisher.com
On Mar 11, 2020
@jayrosen_nyu shared
It's not local newspapers that are headed into the ditch. It's local newspapers owned by companies that don't give a shit. https://t.co/mqYFfmWIYA The family-owned property is often a different story.
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The Future of Journalism May Live on Through Family-Owned Newspapers

The Future of Journalism May Live on Through Family-Owned Newspapers

Across its titles, local journalism manifests in several ways, including general information news and community watchdog reporting, with regular coverage of local government, the school ...

John Paton interview: The 'happy warrior' making quality journalism pay at The Independent

On Mar 15, 2020
@mediagazer shared
Interview with John Paton, chairman of the UK's Independent Digital News and Media, on traffic and revenue growth at digital-only news outlet The Independent (@domponsford / Press Gazette) https://t.co/oR9ux035dW https://t.co/j2gnAkWkxK
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Four years ago it seemed the death of The Independent’s print edition was the sad end to a brave but ultimately futile journalism story. After running fourth in the UK quality newspaper market for a number of years it went digital-only with around 100 journalists losing their jobs. ...

www.pressgazette.co.uk
On Mar 15, 2020
@mediagazer shared
Interview with John Paton, chairman of the UK's Independent Digital News and Media, on traffic and revenue growth at digital-only news outlet The Independent (@domponsford / Press Gazette) https://t.co/oR9ux035dW https://t.co/j2gnAkWkxK
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John Paton interview: The 'happy warrior' making quality journalism pay at The Independent

John Paton interview: The 'happy warrior' making quality journalism pay at The Independent

Four years ago it seemed the death of The Independent’s print edition was the sad end to a brave but ultimately futile journalism story. After running fourth in the UK quality newspaper ...

Winners and finalists of the 2020 Lukas Prize Project Awards announced

On Mar 18, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
RT @niemanfdn: With @columbiajourn, we're delighted to announce the 2020 #LukasPrizes, honoring the best in American nonfiction writing. Congratulations to winners @BartElmore, @shahanmufti, Alex Kotlowitz and @GreenidgeKerri and finalists @dimmerwahr and @emilybazelon. https://t.co/QIqEwQeFUn
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Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard are pleased to announce the four winners and the two finalists of the 2020 Lukas Prize Project Awards.

nieman.harvard.edu
On Mar 18, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
RT @niemanfdn: With @columbiajourn, we're delighted to announce the 2020 #LukasPrizes, honoring the best in American nonfiction writing. Congratulations to winners @BartElmore, @shahanmufti, Alex Kotlowitz and @GreenidgeKerri and finalists @dimmerwahr and @emilybazelon. https://t.co/QIqEwQeFUn
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Winners and finalists of the 2020 Lukas Prize Project Awards announced

Winners and finalists of the 2020 Lukas Prize Project Awards announced

Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard are pleased to announce the four winners and the two finalists of the 2020 Lukas Prize Project Awards.

Virus shutdowns prompt sweeping questions about the future of news and entertainment

On Mar 19, 2020
@markos shared
RT @brianstelter: Where is the get-tested website that the president promised last week? Where is the detailed info about drive-through locations in chain store parking lots? https://t.co/TDKMXVTVdz
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One week ago, America's great shutdown began in earnest. None of us have experienced anything quite like this before. The shock is still sinking in.

edition.cnn.com
On Mar 19, 2020
@markos shared
RT @brianstelter: Where is the get-tested website that the president promised last week? Where is the detailed info about drive-through locations in chain store parking lots? https://t.co/TDKMXVTVdz
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Virus shutdowns prompt sweeping questions about the future of news and entertainment

Virus shutdowns prompt sweeping questions about the future of news and entertainment

One week ago, America's great shutdown began in earnest. None of us have experienced anything quite like this before. The shock is still sinking in.

Will coronavirus kill off the news business just when America realized we actually need it? | Will Bunch

On Mar 27, 2020
@sivavaid shared
RT @Sulliview: Will coronavirus kill off the news business just when America realized we actually need it? ... in which ⁦@Will_Bunch⁩ comes around to a once unthinkable idea https://t.co/eN7JTgeIqc
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Coronavirus spikes traffic to news websites, but with no ad revenue layoffs are already starting. Time for the once-unthinkable, a government bailout?

www.inquirer.com
On Mar 27, 2020
@sivavaid shared
RT @Sulliview: Will coronavirus kill off the news business just when America realized we actually need it? ... in which ⁦@Will_Bunch⁩ comes around to a once unthinkable idea https://t.co/eN7JTgeIqc
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Will coronavirus kill off the news business just when America realized we actually need it? | Will Bunch

Will coronavirus kill off the news business just when America realized we actually need it? | Will Bunch

Coronavirus spikes traffic to news websites, but with no ad revenue layoffs are already starting. Time for the once-unthinkable, a government bailout?

Conservative journalists are united in thinking mainstream media is unfair to them, but divided over how to address misinformation

On Mar 31, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
The researchers found that conservative newsworkers subscribe to some, but not all, traditional norms of American mainstream journalism. https://t.co/T5k1K4B6Pl
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Back in December, A.J. Bauer, a fellow at Columbia University's Tow Center for Digital Journalism, predicted for Nieman Lab that conservative journalism would either face "a reckoning or a reformation" depending on the 2020 election outcome, based on then-unpublished research. Today, t…

www.niemanlab.org
On Mar 31, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
The researchers found that conservative newsworkers subscribe to some, but not all, traditional norms of American mainstream journalism. https://t.co/T5k1K4B6Pl
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Conservative journalists are united in thinking mainstream media is unfair to them, but divided over how to address misinformation

Conservative journalists are united in thinking mainstream media is unfair to them, but divided over how to address misinformation

Back in December, A.J. Bauer, a fellow at Columbia University's Tow Center for Digital Journalism, predicted for Nieman Lab that conservative journalism would either face "a reckoning or a ...

HuffPost’s Top Editor Leaves for a Podcasting Company

On Mar 6, 2020
@saleemkhan shared
RT @nytimes: Lydia Polgreen, the editor in chief at HuffPost, announced Friday that she was departing the website and had taken a job as the head of content at the podcast studio Gimlet Media https://t.co/AagZymJBv1
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Lydia Polgreen, who has been the editor in chief at the news website since 2016, is stepping down for a role at Gimlet Media.

www.nytimes.com
On Mar 6, 2020
@saleemkhan shared
RT @nytimes: Lydia Polgreen, the editor in chief at HuffPost, announced Friday that she was departing the website and had taken a job as the head of content at the podcast studio Gimlet Media https://t.co/AagZymJBv1
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HuffPost’s Top Editor Leaves for a Podcasting Company

HuffPost’s Top Editor Leaves for a Podcasting Company

Lydia Polgreen, who has been the editor in chief at the news website since 2016, is stepping down for a role at Gimlet Media.

These are the four waves of journalism studies over the past 20 years: the participatory, crisis, platforms, and populist eras

On Mar 23, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @jbenton: Because @chanders doesn't really write for me anymore, I am forced to lower myself to summarizing his arguments in pieces published elsewhere, like in this new piece by me (j/k) (I mean, it is a new piece by me, that's not a joke) https://t.co/zDWWWUEwt7
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"The economic problem for journalism was not competition, in other words, but surveillance and monopoly."

www.niemanlab.org
On Mar 23, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @jbenton: Because @chanders doesn't really write for me anymore, I am forced to lower myself to summarizing his arguments in pieces published elsewhere, like in this new piece by me (j/k) (I mean, it is a new piece by me, that's not a joke) https://t.co/zDWWWUEwt7
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These are the four waves of journalism studies over the past 20 years: the participatory, crisis, platforms, and populist eras

These are the four waves of journalism studies over the past 20 years: the participatory, crisis, platforms, and populist eras

"The economic problem for journalism was not competition, in other words, but surveillance and monopoly."

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