News & Journalism

Annual Report 2020

This year, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 174 influencers like Nieman Lab and Poynter, discussing hashtags such as #TheNewsProjectLive , #LukasPrizes and #mustsubmit.
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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 ...

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 ...

On Feb 7, 2020
@ckrewson shared
Seriously this @nybooks review slash history is definitely the best Future of Journalism piece since @cshirky dazzled everyone with Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable https://t.co/tPs5CKZAbA. Well done @NicholasLemann.
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Can Journalism Be Saved?

Can Journalism Be Saved?

Newspapers are dying. Can journalism be saved?

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.

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.

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?

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 ...

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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On Jan 9, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @rasmus_kleis: Annual Journalism, Media, and Technology Trends and Predictions from @nicnewman out now, based on survey of strategic sample of 233 digital news leaders. 73% feel confident about their company’s prospects in 2020 Full report: https://t.co/PrEdF7B78I Thread w/key findings below https://t.co/R6ammpdzv5
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Journalism, Media, and Technology Trends and Predictions 2020

Journalism, Media, and Technology Trends and Predictions 2020

Annual report from the Reuters Institute, based on survey of leading journalists and media executives, looks at the year ahead in the news industry

On Feb 12, 2020
@jbenton shared
RT @rasmus_kleis: Really proud to share we have agreed an extension of the Digital News Project Google has supported at @risj_oxford since 2015. £4.77m over 3 years for - *Expansion of Digital News Report *Journalist fellowships *Off-site leadership development programmes https://t.co/IDDRsCxAy7
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Google News Initiative and Oxford University agree extension in support for Digital News Project to August 2023

Google News Initiative and Oxford University agree extension in support for Digital News Project to August 2023

The financial value of the agreement is £4.77m The Google News Initiative and Oxford University have agreed on an extension to the current grant for the Reuters Institute Digital News ...

On Feb 13, 2020
@Poynter shared
What is it about fake screenshots that makes people vulnerable to thinking they’re real? Cognitive hijacking. https://t.co/4S1ms0KR0s
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Why people still fall for fake screenshots

Why people still fall for fake screenshots

This is Feb. 13, 2020 Factually's edition, a newsletter written by the International Fact-Checking Network and the American Press Institute

On Apr 28, 2020
@jcstearns shared
Finally, @NJGov was the first in the nation to pass the landmark Civic Info Bill, which gives @NJGov the tools they need to support local news at the state level. It is time to fully fund it. https://t.co/lYaJhrr2fR /4
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State Antes Up Funding for Local Journalism Project After Long Delay

State Antes Up Funding for Local Journalism Project After Long Delay

A nonprofit information consortium hopes to foster civic engagement and help to fill the gap caused by decimation of news industry

On Feb 21, 2020
@mathewi shared
@emilybell @celrae @jemimakiss Found a piece I wrote about it for Gigaom https://t.co/baSIZZhTfG
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The Guardian has shown us the future of journalism, and it is — coffee shops!

The Guardian has shown us the future of journalism, and it is — coffee shops!

The Guardian has gotten a fair amount of ribbing on Twitter for opening a coffee shop in London, but the venture is just another element in the newspaper's

On Jan 31, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
"Our corporate media system prioritizes making money over producing adversarial journalism and covering working-class issues. We should dare to imagine something different: a public media system that privileges democracy over profits." — @VWPickard https://t.co/JiP3RVBTi1 https://t.co/HAEzTjvEy3
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We Need a Media System That Serves People’s Needs, Not Corporations’

We Need a Media System That Serves People’s Needs, Not Corporations’

Our corporate media system prioritizes making money over producing adversarial journalism and covering working-class issues. We should dare to imagine something different: a public media ...

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 ...

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