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Shortly before Joe Vardon started covering last year's NBA playoffs, the sports journalist took his family to Walt Disney World.Now, more than a year later, Vardon is back in Orlando, Florida — … more
A pandemic-caused recession has led to massive disruptions in publishers’ revenue streams. That paired with nation-wide calls for systematic changes has media companies reconsidering how … more
Many newsrooms across the U.S. will be quieter places when journalists return to their workplace after the coronavirus lockdowns end.COVID-19 has ripped through the industry. In the United States … more
For the past six months, journalists have been on the frontline of reporting on the covid-19 pandemic. They had to quickly adapt to new rules, safety protocols, lockdown measures or travel bans. Some … more
At the height of the coronavirus pandemic a few months ago, advertisers owed BuzzFeed around $100 million in payments from the fourth quarter, almost one-third of the company’s revenue for last … more
Many readers of Journalist’s Resource fall into one of two camps: hardworking journalists and hardworking academics. Recently, in hopes of providing an opportunity for the two groups to learn … more
On Sunday, Richard A. Oppel Jr., Robert Gebeloff, K.K. Rebecca Lai, Will Wright, and Mitch Smith, of the New York Times, published the most comprehensive analysis we’ve yet seen of the … more
Bemoaning uneven individual and state compliance with public health recommendations, top U.S. COVID-19 adviser Anthony Fauci recently blamed the country’s ineffective pandemic response on an … more
In a wide-ranging conversation touching on many major newsroom topics, Roula Khalaf, the Editor of the Financial Times, told Jane Barrett of Reuters, and the global online audience for WAN-IFRA’s World Media Leaders eSummit, how the FT has been … more
In this op-ed contribution, Md. Tajdin Hassan, head of marketing at The Daily Star, the largest circulating English-language daily in Bangladesh, describes the founding and efforts of “Mission Save Bangladesh,” to use a philanthropic approach … more
Local news outlets are working hard to keep the digital subscribers they’ve gained from COVID-19 coverage, and they’re seeing encouraging signs that the newcomers are sticking with them in these turbulent times. As news outlets shift away from … more
Ahead of next week's World Media Leaders eSummit, we asked leading news media analyst Ken Doctor five questions to gauge his take on how the industry is reshaped by the pandemic. Doctor, a columnist at Nieman Journalism Lab with his renowned … more
I thought my first layoff meant the end of my career. Dead on arrival when I was only 28 and still had a lot to learn. Fortunately, it wasn’t. Two years later, I marked the ominous anniversary in February by wrapping up my coverage of the Sundance … more
From a pandemic hot spot to police brutality and street protests in Minneapolis, CNN national correspondent Miguel Marquez has covered the major stories upending American life during the first half of 2020. As New York City became the center of the … more
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our routines, transformed our social interactions and redefined our relationships. Yet, as odd as it sounds, we’ll likely come to appreciate some of the changes this crisis wrought. Panic has a knack for … more
I was half-way through an essay on how the experience of news — especially in the midst of a pandemic — felt like a kind of ritual. I could not have imagined that on Sunday morning, May 24, a remarkable front page of the New York Times would … more
As local businesses  closed around the world, laid-off workers applied for unemployment benefits and central banks bought up government bonds to inject money into local economies, the COVID-19 health crisis has also turned into a deep economic … 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
For weeks, journalists at the Tampa Bay Times have been covering the story of a global pandemic. But like everyone else, we are parents and children, we have spouses and siblings. We are struggling to do our jobs and take care of those we love. … 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
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