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Just when local news outlets were ramping up audience events as a way to increase revenue and engagement, the pandemic hit.So their events programs were devastated, right? Nope. While in-person … more
Media outlets have covered Covid-19 safety protocols for more than a year now. But with new CDC mask guidelines in place, newsrooms are shifting tones when it comes to reporting on the pandemic.With … more
More than 132 million people in the US have received at least one dose of a covid-19 vaccine, and as of this week, all Americans over 16 are eligible.But while the US has vaccinated more people than … more
In case you hadn’t heard, COVID-19 is not over.Yes, with millions getting vaccinated, it does feel as if we could see more of a “normal” life sometime in 2021.But we’re not in … more
When life came to a grinding halt a year ago, two national publications excelled at guiding readers through an unprecedented and scary pandemic, drawing record audiences and journalism awards.They … more
Digital media startups over the past year have dealt with major economic and societal challenges due to COVID-19. Two independent news sites in Mexico, and La Verdad de Ciudad … more
California data journalists have teamed up to gather and publish COVID-19 cases and deaths across the nation’s most populous state—and faster than the state’s official source. Eight … more
It’s often challenging to find new ways to engage readers in a continuing story like the coronavirus pandemic. But it’s important to remember the story keeps evolving even though there … more
Dagens Næringsliv (DN), a leading Norwegian news company known for its business reporting, investigative and feature journalism has been gradually bringing back some staff to its physical … more
COVID-19 has exacerbated the failings of political leaders in many countries. But in few places has it been as stark as in Bulgaria.The southeastern European country has long had a reputation for … more
Choropleth maps show how data varies across a geographic region, a visualization technique used often to present a wide variety of data, including economic data, election results and, more recently, … more
This year, WAN-IFRA introduced a Members' Choice Award in the category of “Best COVID-19 Special Project” as part of its Digital Media Africa Awards competition.The three finalists … more
Many of Serbia’s independent local media outlets were already struggling before a pandemic and a government clampdown made things more difficult. Physical intimidation, a disintegrating … more
Across Europe, economic difficulties brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have deterred readers from financially supporting news media.In the case of the Polish investigative nonprofit, … more
People love the state-fair-themed lip balm. They collect it. At past Minnesota State Fairs, The (Minneapolis) Star Tribune’s booth has handed out flavors including pickle, buttered corn, … more
Executives at weather news companies tell Axios that the coronavirus pandemic has forever changed the way they cover the weather.The state of play: Reporters are forced to address new safety threats … more
Last fall, KPCC/LAist distributed point-and-shoot film cameras to a dozen parents across Southern California. We wanted to know what’s most important to parents — and to see it through … more
When Brad A. Johnson got to the door of a restaurant he’s always liked, he saw a dozen or so people standing outside, maskless.The sign on the door read “we recommend wearing a … more
It’s been quite a while that the news media started facing several problems due to the altered economic reality induced by the pandemic. Newspaper circulation is declining, businesses are not … more
Back in March, at the beginning of enforced lockdown, publishers, advertisers and conference companies assumed the fall would be stacked with postponed in-person events. But fears of restrictions … more
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