News & Journalism

Monthly report: September 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 78 influencers like Jeff Jarvis and Mediagazer, discussing hashtags such as #INNatHome and #socialj.
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Australia’s journalist union on Facebook, Google, and who should pay for news

On Sep 11, 2020
@mediagazer shared
Q&A with president of Australia's journalist union on what amendments need to be made to the news media bargaining code to ensure fair fund distribution (@courtneyr / Committee to Protect Journalists) https://t.co/WgZt7LrQqL https://t.co/BTsqexn2mm
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Facebook threatened to prevent Australian users and publishers from posting news on its platform last week, raising questions about who benefits when people share journalism on social media—and who has the power to stop them. ...

cpj.org
On Sep 11, 2020
@mediagazer shared
Q&A with president of Australia's journalist union on what amendments need to be made to the news media bargaining code to ensure fair fund distribution (@courtneyr / Committee to Protect Journalists) https://t.co/WgZt7LrQqL https://t.co/BTsqexn2mm
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Australia’s journalist union on Facebook, Google, and who should pay for news

Australia’s journalist union on Facebook, Google, and who should pay for news

Facebook threatened to prevent Australian users and publishers from posting news on its platform last week, raising questions about who benefits when people share journalism on social ...

SUNDAY NOTE: The rise of independent publishing

On Sep 27, 2020
@sree shared
RT @Sreeniv: SUNDAY NOTE: The rise of independent publishing by @sree https://t.co/cix9WqFZY8
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High-profile media personalities are leaving traditional publishers, and it's a mix of good and bad.

sreenet.substack.com
On Sep 27, 2020
@sree shared
RT @Sreeniv: SUNDAY NOTE: The rise of independent publishing by @sree https://t.co/cix9WqFZY8
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SUNDAY NOTE: The rise of independent publishing

SUNDAY NOTE: The rise of independent publishing

High-profile media personalities are leaving traditional publishers, and it's a mix of good and bad.

Letter to the Deans and Faculty of Columbia Journalism School

On Sep 5, 2020
@moorehn shared
RT @_danalvarenga: Attn @columbiajourn alumni, my colleague @CydLaine is asking alumni to sign this petition to demand inclusion of BIPOC students, and thus make the newsrooms in our industry more diverse. https://t.co/rMJb9C2ezD https://t.co/S7NDWTqQHI
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Subject Line: CJS Alumni’s Demands For Ensuring Diversity and Inclusion of BIPOC Students To Dean Coll, Dean Coronel, faculty and staff: Recent events have compelled us to come together as alumni of Columbia Journalism School (CJS), one of the oldest and leading journalism ...

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On Sep 5, 2020
@moorehn shared
RT @_danalvarenga: Attn @columbiajourn alumni, my colleague @CydLaine is asking alumni to sign this petition to demand inclusion of BIPOC students, and thus make the newsrooms in our industry more diverse. https://t.co/rMJb9C2ezD https://t.co/S7NDWTqQHI
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Letter to the Deans and Faculty of Columbia Journalism School

Letter to the Deans and Faculty of Columbia Journalism School

Subject Line: CJS Alumni’s Demands For Ensuring Diversity and Inclusion of BIPOC Students To Dean Coll, Dean Coronel, faculty and staff: Recent events have compelled us to come ...

Crumbling Case Against Assange Shows Weakness of “Hacking” Charges Related to Whistleblowing

On Sep 30, 2020
@froomkin shared
This is good news! Crumbling case against Julian Assange shows weakness of “hacking” charges related to whistleblowing https://t.co/3qGYHycGhm by @micahflee
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The entire computer crime case against Assange is based on a brief discussion, between a publisher and source, about cracking a password — but the cracking never actually happened.

theintercept.com
On Sep 30, 2020
@froomkin shared
This is good news! Crumbling case against Julian Assange shows weakness of “hacking” charges related to whistleblowing https://t.co/3qGYHycGhm by @micahflee
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Crumbling Case Against Assange Shows Weakness of “Hacking” Charges Related to Whistleblowing

Crumbling Case Against Assange Shows Weakness of “Hacking” Charges Related to Whistleblowing

The entire computer crime case against Assange is based on a brief discussion, between a publisher and source, about cracking a password — but the cracking never actually happened.

Responses to “Reconstructing American News”

On Sep 22, 2020
@saleemkhan shared
RT @beyondbroadcast: Live tweeting @farai of @FordFound keynote at #INNatHome on How Foundations Can Advance DEI in Nonprofit News. See the related reports we worked on with her and responses we posted today: https://t.co/a5WlcMOsh3
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In July, the Ford Foundation published Reconstructing American News: Investing in the transformation of journalistic processes and power…

medium.com
On Sep 22, 2020
@saleemkhan shared
RT @beyondbroadcast: Live tweeting @farai of @FordFound keynote at #INNatHome on How Foundations Can Advance DEI in Nonprofit News. See the related reports we worked on with her and responses we posted today: https://t.co/a5WlcMOsh3
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Responses to “Reconstructing American News”

Responses to “Reconstructing American News”

In July, the Ford Foundation published Reconstructing American News: Investing in the transformation of journalistic processes and power…

The Old Boys’ Blackmail

On Oct 1, 2020
@jeffjarvis shared
I've said what I think of this: It's blackmail by Murdoch, Springer, and big, old publishers. It's a bad precedent. It will hurt the new competitors we need in news. But publishers cashed in their political capital with pols to make this happen. https://t.co/LsjcJsPBfu https://t.co/e07neOtsgD
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It appears the big, old publishers have won. They cashed in their political capital — and with it no small store of professional ethics —…

medium.com
On Oct 1, 2020
@jeffjarvis shared
I've said what I think of this: It's blackmail by Murdoch, Springer, and big, old publishers. It's a bad precedent. It will hurt the new competitors we need in news. But publishers cashed in their political capital with pols to make this happen. https://t.co/LsjcJsPBfu https://t.co/e07neOtsgD
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The Old Boys’ Blackmail

The Old Boys’ Blackmail

It appears the big, old publishers have won. They cashed in their political capital — and with it no small store of professional ethics —…

The Crisis in Journalism Is a Wicked Problem

On Sep 8, 2020
@Brizzyc shared
I just re-read "journalism as a wicked problem" by @heatherchaplin because I assign it for class, and you know, it's a good one to come back to because it helps put it all into perspective. https://t.co/AMeOOaGRMj (2018)
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People who work on wicked problems don’t look for grand solutions. They study the system, pay attention to relationships, then look for leverage points.

journalismdesign.com
On Sep 8, 2020
@Brizzyc shared
I just re-read "journalism as a wicked problem" by @heatherchaplin because I assign it for class, and you know, it's a good one to come back to because it helps put it all into perspective. https://t.co/AMeOOaGRMj (2018)
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The Crisis in Journalism Is a Wicked Problem

The Crisis in Journalism Is a Wicked Problem

People who work on wicked problems don’t look for grand solutions. They study the system, pay attention to relationships, then look for leverage points.

LMA’s Center for Journalism Funding names 16 participants in first lab cohort

On Sep 16, 2020
@ckrewson shared
Big congrats to the @LIONPubs members on this list -- @Ash_Detroit, @stoomey, Washington City Paper and Afro American Newspapers https://t.co/Ma33b4RPpe
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(Sept. 16, 2020) — Local Media Association today named 16 news organizations that will participate...

www.localmedia.org
On Sep 16, 2020
@ckrewson shared
Big congrats to the @LIONPubs members on this list -- @Ash_Detroit, @stoomey, Washington City Paper and Afro American Newspapers https://t.co/Ma33b4RPpe
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LMA’s Center for Journalism Funding names 16 participants in first lab cohort

LMA’s Center for Journalism Funding names 16 participants in first lab cohort

(Sept. 16, 2020) — Local Media Association today named 16 news organizations that will participate...

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