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If, as Milton Friedman said, actions taken in times of crisis depend on the ideas that are lying around, then perhaps news media organisations can take a look at the ideas they have lying around, INMA Executive Director/CEO Earl J. Wilkinson, said … more
One Monday in April, a nurse in Rochester, Minnesota, pulled her mask on before starting a 12-hour-shift. “I do a lot of praying before I get here.” A man in Karlstad checked on dozens of baking chocolate chip cookies. “It’s a very good … more
As an engagement intern at KPCC-LAist, I expected to get a few bylines and learn the basics of engaged journalism. But I started in late February, just weeks before the pandemic took hold in the United States. So my internship has been far from … more
Every weekday morning at 6 a.m., Mike Pache reports for work at Fox 10 Phoenix (KSAZ), where he has just one hour to prepare for five hours of live anchoring…and producing….and directing…and switching…and creating graphics…and editing … more
Remember going to events, awards, conferences, gigs, gatherings, and get-togethers? These were usually assembled by a recognisable brand and monetised by entry fees and sponsors. For publishers, they proved a lucrative platform to demonstrate their … more
Spain has been one of the European countries hardest hit by the coronavirus. Like many publications in the country, — an independent digital news publication founded in 2012 — has felt the full effects of plummeting advertising … more
In mid-April, initial demographic data including from the CDC pointed to disproportionate impacts of the coronavirus pandemic among communities of color in the United States. Now a new study of California coronavirus patients published on May 21 … more
From rural villages in Malawi to the war-torn streets of north-west Cameroon, rising numbers of female radio hosts are taking to the air to dispel fake news and myths about the novel coronavirus whilst also tackling sexism. Radio is the only source … more
Reporting from China has long been a challenge, but with the country at the epicenter of a global pandemic, information control and censorship appear to be on the rise, South China Morning Post reporter Linda Lew said during an ICFJ webinar. … more
Since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic, more and more journalists around the world have been pulled in to report on the frontlines of the global crisis. The origins and spread of the … more
Editors from several South Asian news publishers including The Quint (India), The Hindu (India), Times of India (India) and The Daily Star (Bangladesh) recently took part in a WAN-IFRA Webinar (according to Chatham House rules) to discuss the … more
Travel publishers had to adopt a number of survival strategies over the last two months. Now, as signs emerge of easing social restrictions in select bubbles—European budget airline EasyJet announced this week it will resume flying in June—many … more
When a local politician and billionaire bought most of the national newspapers in the Czech Republic in 2014, a number of well-respected journalists and editors quit their jobs and started their own news publications. Reporter Magazin was one of … more
The Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University has hosted the Collaborative Journalism Summit every year since 2017. The first two conferences took place in Montclair, N.J.; last year’s Summit was in Philadelphia. This year our … more
During the coronavirus pandemic, Ed Yong, a staff writer for The Atlantic, has written an impressive series of in-depth articles on the virus that causes COVID-19 and the often confusing details about how it has spread, what medical experts say we … more
Community building efforts are more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. News media companies, facing numerous obstacles themselves, are making community connections a priority when people feel more fragmented than ever. In the sixth of … more
Creative Loafing Tampa Bay moved into a new office last December. Editor-in-chief Ray Roa was on paternity leave while the other employees settled into an open-concept work floor with tall ceilings, exposed bricks and natural light. They’d enjoy … more
The extent to which the COVID-19 pandemic will impact publishing is still coming into focus, and, as our content director noted last month, will likely take years to fully assess. Absent the luxury of planning years, months or even weeks into the … more
The venerable CBS Sunday morning political news program “Face the Nation” has helped viewers navigate the most newsworthy moments since 1954 — from the Kennedy assassination to Watergate to 9/11 to the financial crash of 2008 But the show has … more
In early January, the Tow Center for Digital Journalism published my report, “Media Mecca or News Desert?” Covering Local News in New York City,” which examined how citywide and hyperlocal news organizations allocate diminishing editorial … more
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