News & Journalism

Monthly report: October 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 120 influencers like Jeff Jarvis and Nieman Lab, discussing hashtags such as #COVID19 , #mentalhealth and #CoveringCOVID.
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[BLANK] is the Future of Journalism

On Oct 7, 2020
@mthomps shared
@acnatta @IrvWashington3 @Digidave @JustinNXT @RevealerInChief As long as I don’t have to rap battle, I’m in. Happy to sing the hook and/or bring the hype. But we all know the true contest is [Blank] Is the Future of Journalism. https://t.co/Ze7zRgDp4T And I will show up anytime, anyplace, to earn that crown.
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It’s the one thing that’s going to save journalism … and you get to decide what it is! Our twist on a live improv game offers a fun and informative look at emerging tools for digital newsrooms. ...

ona18.journalists.org
On Oct 7, 2020
@mthomps shared
@acnatta @IrvWashington3 @Digidave @JustinNXT @RevealerInChief As long as I don’t have to rap battle, I’m in. Happy to sing the hook and/or bring the hype. But we all know the true contest is [Blank] Is the Future of Journalism. https://t.co/Ze7zRgDp4T And I will show up anytime, anyplace, to earn that crown.
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[BLANK] is the Future of Journalism

[BLANK] is the Future of Journalism

It’s the one thing that’s going to save journalism … and you get to decide what it is! Our twist on a live improv game offers a fun and informative look at emerging tools for digital ...

New steps to preserve and protect journalism and local newsrooms

On Oct 9, 2020
@mediatwit shared
Great to see @Microsoft get involved in supporting local news, and rooting for their experiments to work in 4 communities. https://t.co/GGEMLKLfUh
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We’ve been looking at ways Microsoft can help address some of the challenges journalism faces. Today we want to share some of the initial work of our initiative, includeing a community-based pilot program to expand reach for local news outlets, legal support for journalists and smaller ...

blogs.microsoft.com
On Oct 9, 2020
@mediatwit shared
Great to see @Microsoft get involved in supporting local news, and rooting for their experiments to work in 4 communities. https://t.co/GGEMLKLfUh
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New steps to preserve and protect journalism and local newsrooms

New steps to preserve and protect journalism and local newsrooms

We’ve been looking at ways Microsoft can help address some of the challenges journalism faces. Today we want to share some of the initial work of our initiative, includeing a ...

Ex-Dow Jones CEO Will Lewis on future of news: Advertising is 'gone', high-quality impactful journalism 'absolutely critical'

On Oct 16, 2020
@emilybell shared
RT @chrismoranuk: Fascinating stuff here. One observation: we've been down the 'homepage is dead' road before in wake of Buzzfeed's initial success. But most news orgs' USP is how they see the world and the homepage captures that. The aggregation is part of the point https://t.co/hrduqru9jR
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Former Dow Jones chief executive Will Lewis on why news industry needs 'consistent flow of high-quality impactful journalism' to prosper - not PRs

pressgazette.co.uk
On Oct 16, 2020
@emilybell shared
RT @chrismoranuk: Fascinating stuff here. One observation: we've been down the 'homepage is dead' road before in wake of Buzzfeed's initial success. But most news orgs' USP is how they see the world and the homepage captures that. The aggregation is part of the point https://t.co/hrduqru9jR
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Ex-Dow Jones CEO Will Lewis on future of news: Advertising is 'gone', high-quality impactful journalism 'absolutely critical'

Ex-Dow Jones CEO Will Lewis on future of news: Advertising is 'gone', high-quality impactful journalism 'absolutely critical'

Former Dow Jones chief executive Will Lewis on why news industry needs 'consistent flow of high-quality impactful journalism' to prosper - not PRs

In search of the next generation of local media owners

On Oct 20, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
RT @CJR: The NewStart local news ownership initiative believes there is still room to capitalize on the resources of long-standing community newspapers—and to make sure sure they’re safely in the hands of owners who care about journalism. From @LHarrisWrites https://t.co/epVPp6tcmY
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<p>Though a deepening economic crisis continues to plague the local news landscape in the United States, the NewStart initiative has set out to ensure that one aspect is not overlooked: there are some profitable newspapers in the country whose owners are looking to sell. ...

www.cjr.org
On Oct 20, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
RT @CJR: The NewStart local news ownership initiative believes there is still room to capitalize on the resources of long-standing community newspapers—and to make sure sure they’re safely in the hands of owners who care about journalism. From @LHarrisWrites https://t.co/epVPp6tcmY
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In search of the next generation of local media owners

In search of the next generation of local media owners

<p>Though a deepening economic crisis continues to plague the local news landscape in the United States, the NewStart initiative has set out to ensure that one aspect is not overlooked: ...

Starving the News

On Oct 27, 2020
@brianstelter shared
RT @JamesFallows: Really excellent and important @monthly special issue on *practicalities* of “saving journalism” - @glastris https://t.co/Z0oys9aqL2 - @stevenwaldman https://t.co/GlcWPgMX0A - @LongmanPhil https://t.co/ce2nXZZb3w - @GraceGedye https://t.co/xWYwX4Avj8
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To save the free press, bust the tech monopolies’ control over advertising.

washingtonmonthly.com
On Oct 27, 2020
@brianstelter shared
RT @JamesFallows: Really excellent and important @monthly special issue on *practicalities* of “saving journalism” - @glastris https://t.co/Z0oys9aqL2 - @stevenwaldman https://t.co/GlcWPgMX0A - @LongmanPhil https://t.co/ce2nXZZb3w - @GraceGedye https://t.co/xWYwX4Avj8
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Starving the News

Starving the News

To save the free press, bust the tech monopolies’ control over advertising.

Get Current Studio launches to support ethnic media publishers

On Oct 9, 2020
@howardweaver shared
RT @mikegrantme: Today I launched a whole editorial design and web development and storytelling studio, @GetCurrentNow supporting ethnic media publishers through digital transformation. Come say hi, and read all about it! https://t.co/gl3zuMa2Kg
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Ethnic media publishers now have a technical partner Get Current Studio.

getcurrent.studio
On Oct 9, 2020
@howardweaver shared
RT @mikegrantme: Today I launched a whole editorial design and web development and storytelling studio, @GetCurrentNow supporting ethnic media publishers through digital transformation. Come say hi, and read all about it! https://t.co/gl3zuMa2Kg
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Get Current Studio launches to support ethnic media publishers

Get Current Studio launches to support ethnic media publishers

Ethnic media publishers now have a technical partner Get Current Studio.

International Center for Journalists

On Oct 13, 2020
@emilybell shared
RT @julieposetti: Our survey illustrates the serious #mentalhealth crisis developing within international journalism during #COVID19's first wave. Respondents identified the psychological/emotional impacts of #CoveringCOVID as the most difficult challenge. Read more: https://t.co/s1GfeOvnZ2 https://t.co/LBHkIfi8nu
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The yearlong “Journalism and the Pandemic Project” will include additional reports in the coming months - drawing on surveys in six other languages - that further analyze: How the pandemic is transforming the business and practice of journalism; What threats to media freedom and ...

www.icfj.org
On Oct 13, 2020
@emilybell shared
RT @julieposetti: Our survey illustrates the serious #mentalhealth crisis developing within international journalism during #COVID19's first wave. Respondents identified the psychological/emotional impacts of #CoveringCOVID as the most difficult challenge. Read more: https://t.co/s1GfeOvnZ2 https://t.co/LBHkIfi8nu
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International Center for Journalists

International Center for Journalists

The yearlong “Journalism and the Pandemic Project” will include additional reports in the coming months - drawing on surveys in six other languages - that further analyze: How the pandemic ...

The Whitespace Press: Designing Meaningful Absences into Networked News (from Remaking the News)

On Oct 23, 2020
@sivavaid shared
RT @ananny: There's a history to that debate mute button. The press has *often* used silence & absence. Amidst talk of data voids & strategic silence, a key question remains: what kinds of *public life* do silences make? I look at history & power of press silence: https://t.co/HHIvTcnzLR
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I highlight five sources of absence in the networked press: professional norms, media avoidance, invisible audiences, organizational openings, and infrastructural holes. They may represent: careful, unseen reporting by those privileged enough to slow time and resist social media; the lack ...

culturedigitally.org
On Oct 23, 2020
@sivavaid shared
RT @ananny: There's a history to that debate mute button. The press has *often* used silence & absence. Amidst talk of data voids & strategic silence, a key question remains: what kinds of *public life* do silences make? I look at history & power of press silence: https://t.co/HHIvTcnzLR
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The Whitespace Press: Designing Meaningful Absences into Networked News (from Remaking the News)

The Whitespace Press: Designing Meaningful Absences into Networked News (from Remaking the News)

I highlight five sources of absence in the networked press: professional norms, media avoidance, invisible audiences, organizational openings, and infrastructural holes. They may represent: ...

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@BuzzMachine; prof @ Craig Newmark J-school; books: Public Parts, What Would Google Do?, Gutenberg the Geek. This Week in Google. Views are mine & no one else's

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

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Professor of Media & Communication, University of Leeds and Candlebrow University. Interests include Bolaño, jazz in Paris, Baldwin in Paris, Thomas Mann in LA.

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Occasional enemy of the American people. I write about news and the Internet, mostly. Started and ran @niemanlab. Proud Cajun. All opinions mine, not Harvard's.

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a.k.a. @RevealerInChief. Contributing editor @TheAtlantic. Formerly @NPR; launched @NPRCodeSwitch. Ask me about @sparkcamp. he • him • his

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I do R&D for Advance Pubs. Currently working on @joinSubtext Former: AJ+, Circa, https://t.co/LkcwXOdgFw. Help where I can. I txt sometimes (707) 209-7170. Also, I love you.

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Advisor + Consultant supporting local news for @DotCoStudio, @Knightfdn and @NMLocalNews, scenario planning for @DemocracyFund, Founder of @MediaShiftorg

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Anchor of @ReliableSources and @CNN's chief media correspondent. My book HOAX, the untold story of Trump and Fox News, is out Aug 25. Email: [email protected]

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Writer, maker, flaneur. “Pleasure disappoints, possibility never.” 40+ years a news guy: memoir at https://t.co/q8hR3f2nmT

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Director, Public Square Program @DemocracyFund. Journalism and democracy of, by & for the people. Past: @grdodge @freepress. Personal account. He/Him.

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Media columnist @washingtonpost. Author of 'Ghosting the News' -- called 'a gut punch, a love letter, and hopefully, an avoidable prophecy'

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He/him. Book author. Supervises @VQR. Columnist @Guardian and @Wired. Link below for speaking:

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Writer. Priors: media startup co-founder; @GuardianUS biz editor; reporter @WSJ; NY bureau chief for @financialnews @marketplace. She/her. Hi.

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I write about digital media for the Columbia Journalism Review. I'm an expert in stucco, a veteran in love and an outlaw in Peru (via https://t.co/neseFpUeEL)

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Editor @kharondata. [email protected] reporter. DMs open: Tell me how you hide the dirty money. Shalom to all my fans; salute to all my haters. he/him.

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Professional in residence at UNC Hussman. Former editor of the News & Record. He's strolled all alone through a fallout zone & come out with his soul untouched.

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@USCAnnenberg Digital Profe, #JOVRNALISM @PoderosasChicas @Journalism_360 @NAHJ #wjchat #HorizontalLoyalty he/him 🇸🇻 // I live sweat, but I dream light years.

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