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Monthly report: October 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 132 influencers like Carrie Brown and Mathew Ingram, discussing hashtags such as #socialj , #CJFjtalk and #Toronto.
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The First Question for Journalism

On Oct 15, 2018
@Brizzyc shared
"The First Question for Journalism" - @HBCompass https://t.co/KQ1ia65ERS This is a must-read. #socialj https://t.co/IsyYK5EU5l
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The question that comes before being able to scale or innovate or succeed at developing a winning business model.

medium.com
On Oct 15, 2018
@Brizzyc shared
"The First Question for Journalism" - @HBCompass https://t.co/KQ1ia65ERS This is a must-read. #socialj https://t.co/IsyYK5EU5l
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The First Question for Journalism

The question that comes before being able to scale or innovate or succeed at developing a winning business model.

“The cure lies within us, if we have the will and the imagination to develop it”

On Sep 17, 2018
@moorehn shared
RT @NiemanLab: "Journalism is not The New York Times, or BuzzFeed, or the Miami Herald. When you strip everything down to its essential function, journalism is a system for collecting, synthesizing, verifying and distributing news. Everything else is just form." https://t.co/1o8jBCOmYH
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"Because journalism is not The New York Times, or BuzzFeed, or the Miami Herald. When you strip everything down to its essential function, journalism is a system for collecting, synthesizing, verifying and distributing news. Everything else is just form."

www.niemanlab.org
On Sep 17, 2018
@moorehn shared
RT @NiemanLab: "Journalism is not The New York Times, or BuzzFeed, or the Miami Herald. When you strip everything down to its essential function, journalism is a system for collecting, synthesizing, verifying and distributing news. Everything else is just form." https://t.co/1o8jBCOmYH
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“The cure lies within us, if we have the will and the imagination to develop it”

"Because journalism is not The New York Times, or BuzzFeed, or the Miami Herald. When you strip everything down to its essential function, journalism is a system for collecting, ...

How to create a new local news outlet in your city for under $500k

On Oct 6, 2018
@pilhofer shared
RT @spiritedmediaco: NEW: How to create a new local news outlet in your city, for under $500,000 https://t.co/ayvUjEyzJB
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Do you want more journalism in your city? Do you have the means to help support it? Let’s talk.

medium.com
On Oct 6, 2018
@pilhofer shared
RT @spiritedmediaco: NEW: How to create a new local news outlet in your city, for under $500,000 https://t.co/ayvUjEyzJB
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How to create a new local news outlet in your city for under $500k

Do you want more journalism in your city? Do you have the means to help support it? Let’s talk.

Plan to Fix Journalism With Cryptocurrency Draws Skepticism

On Oct 11, 2018
@mediagazer shared
Civil Media has had difficulty raising money with a weak demand for its blockchain tokens and lack of major news partners (@benmullin / Wall Street Journal) https://t.co/EknuaLFw5d https://t.co/KOot9am83i
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The Civil Media Co. bills itself as a solution to some pressing problems in modern journalism, pitching a new cryptocurrency that would help news consumers support quality information and weed out bad actors.

www.wsj.com
On Oct 11, 2018
@mediagazer shared
Civil Media has had difficulty raising money with a weak demand for its blockchain tokens and lack of major news partners (@benmullin / Wall Street Journal) https://t.co/EknuaLFw5d https://t.co/KOot9am83i
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Plan to Fix Journalism With Cryptocurrency Draws Skepticism

The Civil Media Co. bills itself as a solution to some pressing problems in modern journalism, pitching a new cryptocurrency that would help news consumers support quality information and ...

Chasing Leads and Herding Cats: Shaping a New Role in the Newsroom

On Oct 14, 2018
@macloo shared
What is a “partner manager,” and what does one do in a #journalism organization? https://t.co/2s5KDeYYHD
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A partner manager is a crucial part of making cross-newsroom collaborations work.

www.propublica.org
On Oct 14, 2018
@macloo shared
What is a “partner manager,” and what does one do in a #journalism organization? https://t.co/2s5KDeYYHD
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Chasing Leads and Herding Cats: Shaping a New Role in the Newsroom

A partner manager is a crucial part of making cross-newsroom collaborations work.

Chasing leads and herding cats: How journalism’s latest job title — partner manager — works in ProPublica’s newsroom

On Oct 12, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
Attention, there is a new role in newsrooms: Partner manager https://t.co/mvfXRGL1Jg
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"In short, we came to think that the collaboration itself was something that needed editing."

www.niemanlab.org
On Oct 12, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
Attention, there is a new role in newsrooms: Partner manager https://t.co/mvfXRGL1Jg
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State of Media: Survival Strategies in the Age of Misinformation

On Sep 25, 2018
@mathewi shared
RT @cjffjc: When it comes to the current State of Media, sooo many things to discuss (public mistrust, business models, Trump). Glad to have these leading thinkers join us in #Toronto on Oct. 17 to share their ideas. Get your tickets: https://t.co/GH3nWc4KhQ #cdnmedia #CJFjtalk #journalism https://t.co/LWdNoSIuo7
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CJF J-TALKSJournalism matters. Journalists and media organizations around the world are under siege from misinformation fed by social media and an antagonistic U.S. president. How should journalism and democracy respond to this dual challenge? ...

www.eventbrite.ca
On Sep 25, 2018
@mathewi shared
RT @cjffjc: When it comes to the current State of Media, sooo many things to discuss (public mistrust, business models, Trump). Glad to have these leading thinkers join us in #Toronto on Oct. 17 to share their ideas. Get your tickets: https://t.co/GH3nWc4KhQ #cdnmedia #CJFjtalk #journalism https://t.co/LWdNoSIuo7
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State of Media: Survival Strategies in the Age of Misinformation

CJF J-TALKSJournalism matters. Journalists and media organizations around the world are under siege from misinformation fed by social media and an antagonistic U.S. president. How should ...

Aiming to attract buyers who aren’t cryptocurrency nerds, Civil is offering a way to buy its tokens with regular old cash

On Oct 15, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
The final countdown: @join_Civil needs to raise ~$6.5 million by 11:59 pm ET. https://t.co/aWJdcfg2pN
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And it'll need a new wave of buyers in order to reach its goals.

www.niemanlab.org
On Oct 15, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
The final countdown: @join_Civil needs to raise ~$6.5 million by 11:59 pm ET. https://t.co/aWJdcfg2pN
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Social journalism director at CUNY Grad School of Journalism. I study changing newsrooms. Runner; beer & Packers enthusiast. Must love dogs.

Follow 8.3k 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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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 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.

Follow 164.8k 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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@BuzzMachine blogger and j-school prof; author of Public Parts, What Would Google Do?

Follow 157.4k Followers

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Business editor. Fluctuat nec mergitur. Alum of @WSJ @GuardianUS @Marketplace @Mashable. Heidi dot n dot moore at gmail. Hi.

Follow 58.4k 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.

Follow 6.4k 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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Now: CEO, https://t.co/AXIXKpf8am & Public Editor, ESPN. Then: Exec Ed, https://t.co/Hq7hTYkOPg; @digitalfirst; @ONA; TBD; AOL. Someday: Jets & Mets.

Follow 13.2k Followers

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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.

Follow 20.3k Followers

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Executive editor of digital at the @Guardian. Proud @nytimes alum. Co-founder of @documentcloud & @HacksHackers. Corinthian yachtsman.

Follow 16.7k Followers

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reporter for @ICIJorg. ex-CJR, ex-WSJ. co-editor, Best Business Writing series: https://t.co/zcVO0fAvsV

Follow 4.4k Followers

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Pursuing stories with moral force. Curating your best #muckreads. Tweets by @adamhsays + @terryparrisjr + @amzam. Send tips securely: https://t.co/JWIupK6Wrl

Follow 421.9k Followers

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

Follow 9.9k Followers

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Developer of outliners, rivers, blogging tools, RSS readers, podcasting and software snacks! https://t.co/ztgzDGiyOj

Follow 67.2k Followers

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CNN's senior media correspondent and host of @CNNReliable. Formerly @nytimes, @tvnewser and Top of the Morning. Email: [email protected]

Follow 343.9k Followers

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Director, Journalism & Sustainability, @GRDodge Foundation. Local news and community engagement. Team @firstdraftnews. Former Press Freedom Dir @freepress.

Follow 12.3k Followers

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

Follow 153.5k Followers

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Washington editor @theintercept, a First Look Media publication. [email protected] How to leak to me: https://t.co/bt1mMO7qdi

Follow 33.8k Followers