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2 hours ago
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The Case That Could Change Social Media, and an Evacuation Plan for Parts of Gaza

The New York Times Audio app offers journalism and storytelling, available to Times news subscribers on iOS.
The app's Headlines feature provides a quick summary of the biggest stories from Times journalists in about five minutes.
www.nytimes.com
5 days ago
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Biden's Fund-Raising Edge, and Ukrainian Troops Are Feared Missing

The New York Times Audio app offers news and storytelling.
Times news subscribers on iOS can access the app for in-depth stories and serendipity.
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
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Trump Gets a Trial Date, and Fani Willis Fights Back

The New York Times Audio app offers journalism and storytelling and is available to Times news subscribers on iOS.
The app features The Headlines, a five-minute audio briefing that covers the biggest stories of the day from Times journalists.
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
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Israelis Enter Gaza Hospital, and Super Bowl Parade Shooting

The New York Times Audio app offers journalism and storytelling
The app provides news, depth, and serendipity
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
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Mayorkas Is Impeached, and Democrats Take Santos's Seat

The New York Times Audio app offers journalism and storytelling
The app provides news, depth, and serendipity
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
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New York Braces for Snow, and Trump's Last-Ditch Immunity Effort

The New York Times Audio app offers journalism and storytelling
The app provides news, depth, and serendipity
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www.fastcompany.com
8 hours ago
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Is journalism school unethical at a time of mass layoffs?

Increased journalism school applications during politically contentious times
Donors supporting journalism education aim to address industry challenges
Nieman Lab
2 days ago
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The week we couldn't find Google News

Google News filters sporadically disappearing due to testing different ways to show filters on Search.
Google Discover potentially replacing Google News, causing concerns about impact on news traffic.
The Seattle Times
1 day ago
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Instagram's uneasy rise as a news site

Instagram is becoming a significant platform for news delivery, attracting audiences critical of traditional outlets.
Personalities like Mosheh Oinounou are successfully packaging and delivering news content on Instagram, gaining large followings.
Futurism
1 day ago
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Amid Brutal Media Layoffs, Google "Tests" Deleting News Tab

Google's News tab disappeared, causing concern in the journalism industry.
Tensions between publishers and search companies are rising due to AI search integrations.
www.fastcompany.com
2 days ago
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I got all my news from TikTok for a week. Here's what happened

TikTok's powerful algorithm customizes content effectively.
Usage of TikTok for news consumption is on the rise.
Nieman Lab
3 days ago
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Wealthier, urban Americans have access to more local news

Local news availability linked to wealth and location
Inequity leads to news deserts and challenges for sustainable local journalism
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Slate Magazine
2 days ago
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What Zombie Vice Will Try to Do Next

Vice ceased publishing on its website, emphasizing a shift to social channels
Ineptitude and financial mismanagement led to layoffs and a halted website
Slate Magazine
2 days ago
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Why Sites Like Gawker and the Messenger Go Blank-and Why It Doesn't Have to Be This Way

Employees at Vice worried about the potential shutdown of the website and layoffs due to a rumored shift to a 'studio model'. Management emphasized transitioning focus to social media channels.
Media companies like Vice face uncertainty as they move away from traditional journalism and pivot towards different models, potentially impacting employee job security.
Poynter
2 days ago
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To better connect with Spanish-speaking journalists, introducing a Spanish-speaking Poynter - Poynter

Poynter training is transformative and personalized
Poynter is launching training initiatives for Spanish speakers
www.aljazeera.com
3 days ago
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Vice Media to close flagship site, slash hundreds of staff

Vice Media will stop publishing new content on flagship site and lay off staff.
Struggling media outlets resort to cost-cutting measures amid digital era challenges.
Poynter
3 days ago
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I'm thrilled that Jon Stewart is back. But I don't get it. - Poynter

Jon Stewart recaptured his magic during his recent return to the 'The Daily Show' after an eight-year absence.
Stewart's return to 'The Daily Show' is limited to hosting Monday episodes until the presidential election in November, raising questions about his motives.
Yahoo News
3 days ago
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Digital media upstart Vice laying off 'several hundred' staff: CEO

Vice stops publishing on flagship website and cuts hundreds of jobs
Strategic shift to partner with other media companies for digital content distribution
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www.fastcompany.com
3 days ago
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News and media layoffs keep piling up after one of the worst years since the financial crisis

Hundreds of media sector job cuts in early 2024 including layoffs at prominent outlets like Los Angeles Times, NBC News, and Sports Illustrated.
Data from Challenger, Gray & Christmas show 836 job cuts in the media sector in January 2024 and 21,400 job losses in 2023, the highest since 2009.
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WRBL
3 days ago
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Vice to stop publishing on website, lay off hundreds

Vice Media to lay off hundreds of employees and stop website publishing
Cost-cutting measures due to tough digital advertising market and changing news consumption habits
Kansas City Star
3 days ago
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Vice to stop publishing on website, lay off hundreds

Vice Media filed for bankruptcy and will lay off hundreds of employees, ceasing website publications.
Digital media companies face challenges in the advertising market, leading to staff layoffs for Vice and other brands.
Axios
3 days ago
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Vice to lay off hundreds and stop publishing on website

Vice Media plans layoffs amid strategic changes
Shift towards studio model and partnering with media companies for digital content distribution
The Verge
3 days ago
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Vice is abandoning Vice.com and laying off hundreds

Vice Media is stopping website stories, shifting to social platforms for content distribution.
Company facing challenges like declining ad revenue, exploring new revenue streams like licensing content and focusing on social platforms.
The Hill
3 days ago
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Vice to stop publishing on website, lay off hundreds

Vice Media to lay off hundreds of employees and stop publishing on its website due to cost-cutting measures.
Vice plans to partner with established media companies to distribute content and streamline operations.
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Nieman Lab
3 days ago
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Google tests removing the News tab from search results

News publishers concerned about Google Search changes
Some users experienced News filter disappearance on Google Search
ReadWrite
3 days ago
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Google strikes a deal with Reddit to boost AI possibilities, reportedly for $60M/year

Google and Reddit have announced an expanded partnership focusing on creating content-forward displays and utilizing Reddit Data API for fresher information.
Apart from data collaboration, the partnership also includes a Cloud partnership to integrate AI-powered capabilities using Vertex AI for enhanced search functionalities.
Poynter
3 days ago
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Gannett's 2024 priorities include 'rebooting' small newsrooms and keeping voters informed - Poynter

Gannett aims to increase digital revenue to 55% by 2026
Focus on growing digital audience and revenues for future sustainability
Poynter
3 days ago
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How PolitiFact improved social media trust (and how your newsroom can do it, too) - Poynter

Building trust through transparency and independence is crucial in fact-checking journalism.
Social media presents challenges in conveying detailed information, requiring news organizations to adapt communication strategies.
www.nytimes.com
3 days ago
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What's Troubling Putin, and the Dark Side of Instagram

Audio app features journalism and storytelling
Weekly newsletter available for subscribers
Short daily news updates in about five minutes
Nieman Lab
4 days ago
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A new study looks at the positive things that can happen when journalism and comedy intersect

Jon Stewart recently returned to guest-host 'The Daily Show' after nine years.
Researchers studied satirical news shows to evaluate if they exhibited journalistic tendencies.
www.cbc.ca
3 days ago
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Vice Media to halt publishing to namesake site, cut 'several hundred' jobs in restructuring | CBC News

Vice Media Group to stop publishing on Vice.com and cut jobs
Restructuring aims for long-term competitiveness by changing content distribution strategy
The New Yorker
2 weeks ago
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Is the Media Prepared for an Extinction-Level Event?

Journalism industry is experiencing layoffs and closures across various media platforms.
The future of journalism requires a reimagining of its relationship with the audience.
www.mediaite.com
3 days ago
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Right-Wing News Sites See Traffic Plummet at Start of 2024, Compared to 2020

Major hard-right media outlets experienced significant online traffic decline compared to 2020.
Fox News showed better audience retention compared to other news outlets.
Spokesman.com
4 days ago
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Instagram's uneasy rise as a news site

Instagram becoming a force in news dissemination
Personalities are packaging information for Instagram
Social Media Today
5 days ago
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Indonesian Government Proposes Scheme To Force Digital Platforms To Pay for News Content

Digital platforms must share revenue with local media outlets in Indonesia.
Meta faced challenges with Australian publisher content but eventually reached a compromised deal.
www.poynter.org
4 days ago
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Is local news access tied to how much money you make?

Local news availability often depends on community wealth and location.
Decline in advertising revenue has led to challenges for local news outlets.
www.nytimes.com
4 days ago
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Instagram's Uneasy Rise as a News Site

Instagram is becoming a significant platform for news delivery, attracting younger generations.
Personalities like Mosheh Oinounou are successfully converting traditional news into engaging Instagram content.
Gijn
4 days ago
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How Tech Platforms Are Suffocating Watchdog Journalism in Russia and Around the World

Tech platforms downranking impacting independent media outlets
Struggle faced by Russia-focused outlet The Insider due to downranking by tech platforms
Nieman Lab
5 days ago
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"We've really worked hard not to ever have a pivot at The New York Times": A.G. Sulzberger on AI, local news, and that Trump bump

Arthur Sulzberger family members taking over The New York Times at pivotal moments of transition.
Impact of a historic printer strike that led to Arthur Ochs Sulzberger's rise to publisher.
Digiday
4 days ago
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Media Briefing: Publishers say Q1 is 'off like a rocket' after a lousy 2023

Ad revenue in Q1 2024 is up compared to last year, indicating a positive trend.
Despite a challenging 2023, digital publishers are experiencing significant increases in ad sales in Q1 2024.
AdExchanger
4 days ago
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Is The News Business A Viable, Well, Business?; Farewell, Freevee (Maybe) | AdExchanger

Dotdash Meredith had successes and failures on various social media platforms like TikTok, YouTube, and Instagram.
Vogel emphasized the importance of tailoring content for different platforms and the challenges faced by news publishers in adapting their content.
Nieman Lab
4 days ago
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Press Forward adds 11 new local chapters

Over the past few months, the funding coalition Press Forward has expanded by adding 11 more local chapters, totaling 17 across various regions in the United States.
Press Forward's local chapters aim to support national efforts to fund and revitalize local news with a substantial financial commitment over five years.
Voice of America
4 days ago
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Analysts Warn of Spread of AI-Generated News Sites

The rise of AI-generated content on fake news websites threatens media trust.
These websites mimic legitimate news sources but lack human oversight and aim to generate ad revenue.
Social Media Today
5 days ago
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Indonesian Government Proposes New Scheme to Force Digital Platforms to Pay For News Content

Digital platforms in Indonesia must now share revenue with local media outlets.
Meta faced challenges with Australian publisher content but reached a compromised deal.
Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly
4 days ago
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A Free Press Needs a New Kind of Journalism - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

Media ownership is concentrated in the hands of a few corporations and billionaires, affecting what people know and think.
The consolidation of media ownership leads to layoffs, budget cuts, and a narrowing of news coverage, impacting the quality and diversity of information available.
www.cbc.ca
5 days ago
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TikTok is becoming a popular source for news. Can it help fill the gaps left by local TV news cuts? | CBC News

TikTok is becoming a preferred platform for news updates with engaging content creators like Frank Cirinna.
Local TV news reporting still holds value despite digital shift to platforms like TikTok.
Forbes
5 days ago
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Council Post: How To Integrate Earned, Social And Paid Media For Maximum Engagement

Successful brands use multiple strategies to promote themselves effectively and engage different audiences.
Integration of earned, social, and paid media is crucial for brands of all sizes to stand out and maximize their impact.
Nieman Lab
5 days ago
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Google promotes sketchy product "reviews" from big publishers at the expense of small indie sites, a small indie site argues

HouseFresh conducts its own reviews and recommends products independently.
Big media publishers flood the web with subpar product recommendations for affiliate revenue.
Nieman Lab
5 days ago
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Six weeks after abrupt Houston Landing firings, staffers unionize

Houston Landing staff members unionize after firing of editor-in-chief and investigative reporter
Employees ask management to voluntarily recognize the newly formed union.
Poynter
5 days ago
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Proposed Illinois bills are 'the most ambitious package of local journalism policy' - Poynter

State legislation in Illinois aims to compensate local news industry through Big Tech contributions and tax incentives.
Legislation includes Journalism Preservation Act for compensation from Big Tech and Strengthening Community Media Act for incentives and scholarships.
Poynter
5 days ago
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How OpenAI's new text-to-video tool, Sora, could harm journalism and society - Poynter

OpenAI unveiled a realistic text-to-video tool named Sora, sparking both excitement and concerns.
Experts Tony Elkins and Alex Mahadevan praised the significant advancements in AI video technology demonstrated by Sora.
CityAM
5 days ago
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Guardian limits app articles, introduces paywall as losses grow

Guardian app limits free articles to 20 per month to boost revenue
Introduction of app meter to encourage reader support
Poynter
6 days ago
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Prestigious Polk Award winners are announced - Poynter

The New York Times and ProPublica were big winners at the Polk Awards.
Investigative reporting on various topics earned recognition at the awards.
www.nytimes.com
6 days ago
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A U.S. Cease-Fire Proposal, and Navalny's Widow's Pledge

The New York Times Audio app delivers news, depth, and storytelling.
The Headlines segment provides key news stories in about five minutes.
Poynter
1 week ago
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Poynter Institute welcomes four new members to National Advisory Board - Poynter

The Poynter Institute announces four new members to its National Advisory Board
New members bring diverse perspectives and expertise to Poynter's mission
Poynter
1 week ago
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Flood or drought, we're filling the pipeline for young, diverse talent in journalism - Poynter

Creating diverse talent pipelines is crucial for newsrooms to reflect the communities they cover.
Partnerships between journalism organizations and philanthropy can drive systemic change by training student journalists.
The American Conservative
1 week ago
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The Mainstream Media Are Dying of Self-Inflicted Wounds

American journalism faces severe layoffs and losses in newsrooms.
Proposed solutions include government intervention and reevaluating journalistic objectivity.
Semafor
1 week ago
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Ad tech company makes case for journalism | Semafor

Ad Fontes Media is known for media bias charts.
The company aims to help flagging advertising revenue for news media companies by assisting advertisers in finding reliable news sites.
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
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Camera shy v media hog: dilemma over Biden-Trump coverage amid brutal year for news media

Biden's media shyness is critiqued due to low interview count and public appearances. The move to join TikTok and lack of interviews concern Democrats for reelection.
Axios
1 week ago
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Tik Tok is Gen Z's top news source

Gen Z is getting news primarily from social media apps like TikTok.
Media outlets are adapting to serve Gen Z's news consumption behavior.
Poynter
1 week ago
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What is fair reporting? You be the judge - Poynter

News media faces challenges of polarization, trust decline, and reader disengagement.
Newsweek is addressing these concerns with the Fairness Meter, allowing readers to rate articles' fairness.
Nieman Lab
1 week ago
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This nonprofit is using virtual reality to train Ukrainian journalists to cover the war safely

The full-scale invasion of Ukraine turned journalists into war reporters overnight.
Delivering safety training for journalists in conflict zones is a challenge.
Nieman Lab
1 week ago
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How an ethic of care can heal the harms of journalism

Conservatives in the U.S. feel alienated by mainstream media and have turned to alternative news sources like Fox News.
Immigrants, African-Americans, and other communities also feel alienated by traditional news organizations and seek other sources for information.
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
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Independent in talks to take over BuzzFeed and HuffPost in UK and Ireland

The Independent is in talks to take control of BuzzFeed and HuffPost in the UK and Ireland.
The partnership aims to boost the fortunes of both news outlets in a challenging media landscape.
Deadline
1 week ago
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Fox News Media Names New Ad Sales Leadership Team

Trey Gargano is promoted to executive vice president of ad sales for Fox News Media platforms.
Ryan Roelle is promoted to senior vice president of national ad sales, reporting to Gargano.
Forbes
1 week ago
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Facebook Is Still No.1 Social Media Site For News, But Users Are Wary

Facebook remains the top social media site for news consumption in the US, but its dominance has been declining in recent years.
Other platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok also have high rates of regular news consumption.
www.mediaite.com
1 week ago
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The Independent In Talks To Take Over Buzzfeed And HuffPost UK Operations

The Independent is in talks to take over BuzzFeed and HuffPost in a strategic content partnership.
The partnership aims to fortify commercial positions in a competitive market and leverage the combined audience of BuzzFeed brands.
Nieman Lab
1 week ago
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"Nobody solves media except temporarily": Four indie media owners on money, sustainability, and "making cooler, weirder things"

The news industry is facing difficult times, with layoffs, shutdowns, sales, and strikes.
The podcast Never Post aims to tell stories about internet culture and is owned by the people who make it.
www.aljazeera.com
1 week ago
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Nearly 75% of journalists killed in 2023 died in Israel's war on Gaza: CPJ

72 out of the 99 journalists killed worldwide in 2023 were Palestinians reporting on Israel's war on Gaza.
The killings of journalists globally would have decreased if not for the deaths in the ongoing war on Gaza.
International journalists have not been allowed in Gaza, so Palestinian journalists are the only ones able to report on the situation.
Poynter
1 week ago
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The local news crisis will be solved at the grassroots - Poynter

Memphis holds a storied place in the history of music and is home to major companies and nonprofits.
MLK50: Justice Through Journalism aims to center the people that Dr. King would be centering if he were still alive.
euronews
1 week ago
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Gaza war propels journalist deaths toward annual record - report

The number of journalists killed around the world last year was close to an all-time annual high, with the war in Gaza being the largest cause of the surge.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has raised concerns about the apparent targeting of journalists by the Israeli military.
Poynter
1 week ago
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ESPN stepped up with strong and emotional coverage of the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl parade shooting - Poynter

At least one person is dead and 22 were shot, some critically, at the end of the Chiefs' Super Bowl parade in Kansas City.
Kansas City Police Chief expressed anger at the incident and more than 800 members of law enforcement were assigned to the parade and rally.
www.npr.org
1 week ago
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Journalists turn to picket lines as the news business ails

Journalists across the country have gone on strike against corporate owners due to dwindling audiences and budget cuts.
Unionized workers in other industries have won pay raises and better working conditions through collective bargaining, but unions in the news industry face challenges.
Forbes
1 week ago
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Council Post: 13 Effective Tips To Generate Free And Positive Press For Your Nonprofit

Stay informed about industry events and build relationships with reporters
Engage with local media and invite them to visit your organization
Poynter
1 week ago
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We asked for your newsroom love stories. You didn't disappoint. - Poynter

Journalism often brings together couples who work in the same field.
Romance can bloom in the midst of hectic newsroom environments.
Poynter
1 week ago
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Jimmy Finkelstein defends The Messenger's business model, claims the company was on track to break even - Poynter

Messenger CEO claims the outlet would have been profitable by August if it had remained open
The company closed in January after failing to raise enough money to keep it open
www.npr.org
1 week ago
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Grover the Muppet becomes a journalist, shining a light on the plight of the industry

Grover, the beloved Muppet from Sesame Street, announced on social media that he is now a news reporter.
The social media response to Grover's announcement highlighted the struggles of the journalism industry.
Some users cheered Grover's new profession, while others in the industry responded with dark humor about layoffs and job insecurity.
Digiday
1 week ago
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Media Briefing: How 3 publishers are making their sites more/less habitable to AI crawlers

Publishers have different approaches to dealing with AI crawler bots, with some blocking them and others embracing them.
Different business models influence publishers' decisions on how to handle AI crawler bots.
New York Amsterdam News
1 week ago
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Amsterdam News appoints Aaron Foley as news editor and promotes Damaso Reyes to executive editor

Aaron Foley becomes news editor at Amsterdam News
Foley sees Amsterdam News as an opportunity to tell stories that may not be told at larger institutions
Nieman Lab
1 week ago
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"People don't quit bad jobs, they quit bad bosses": How journalists evaluate newsroom leadership

Journalism is often characterized by challenging working conditions and hostile audiences.
Good leadership in journalism is characterized by deep expertise in the core activity of the business.
Nieman Lab
1 week ago
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AI adoption in newsrooms presents "a familiar power imbalance" between publishers and platforms, new report finds

Uncertainty in the news industry, AI hype, and the search for new revenue streams are driving news organizations to adopt AI technology.
There is a power imbalance emerging between news publishers and tech companies as AI-powered search engines become more prevalent and newsrooms embrace the technology internally.
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
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Grover Is Now a Reporter. Journalists Aren't Optimistic.

Grover, the Muppet from Sesame Street, has taken on the role of a journalist.
Some journalists welcomed him into the profession, while others predicted his career wouldn't last long.
Nieman Lab
1 week ago
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How a Mississippi news site declared the national local

The article highlights a debate over which news story, Biden's mental capacity or Trump's comments about NATO, should receive more attention from the media.
Media critics on the left criticized the extensive coverage of Biden's age, questioning if it was a bigger problem than Trump's controversies.
Nieman Lab
1 week ago
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Six months in, journalist-owned tech publication 404 Media is profitable

404 Media has started requiring readers to provide their email addresses to access stories after discovering that their articles were being scraped and paraphrased by AI text spinners.
The cofounders of 404 Media believe it is important for readers and the public to understand the negative impact of Google, AI, and content mills on the information environment.
Common Dreams
1 week ago
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Billionaire Benevolence Cannot Save Journalism-Here's What Can

The Los Angeles Times recently laid off over 20% of its newsroom, disappointing employees and readers who expected billionaire owner Patrick Soon-Shiong to prioritize public service over profits.
The decline of the journalism industry is not a temporary downturn, but a result of systemic market failure, with the U.S. losing one-third of its newspapers and two-thirds of its newspaper journalists since 2005.
www.aljazeera.com
1 week ago
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Two Thai journalists arrested for reporting on temple vandalism

Two Thai journalists were released on bail after being arrested for reporting on the vandalism of a temple with anti-monarchist graffiti.
The journalists were charged with collaborating in vandalizing a historical site, which is punishable by up to seven years in prison.
Poynter
1 week ago
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One Utah paper is making money with a novel idea: print - Poynter

The Deseret News in Utah is finding success with a new print product called 'The Digest,' which is a free publication delivered once a month to 120,000 homes around Salt Lake City.
The Digest has been profitable since October and has attracted enthusiastic advertisers, making it the largest newspaper product and print product with the largest distribution in Utah.
The Deseret News took inspiration from their direct-mail advertising publication, Hometown Values, and used a similar approach to create The Digest, targeting specific ZIP codes based on their advertisers' target audiences.
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
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Local news in the UK is in deep trouble. But this band of radicals could change everything | Jonathan Heawood

Local news in the UK has been in decline, with many areas lacking adequate journalism.
A new generation of independent news providers is emerging, reimagining local news and involving the community in the process.
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
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Rupert Murdoch met Rishi Sunak five times in 12-month period

Rupert Murdoch met with UK government representatives, including Rishi Sunak, five times over a 12-month period before stepping down as News Corp chair.
There were 534 meetings between the press and the UK government in a 12-month period, raising concerns about the influence of media barons on the government.
Mother Jones
3 weeks ago
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Instagram and Threads will make it harder to see political posts

Instagram and Threads will no longer recommend political content to users, making it harder for people to see journalism during an election year.
Facebook has altered its algorithm to reduce news content on people's feeds in response to criticism of spreading misinformation and extremism.
Nieman Lab
2 weeks ago
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Patterns in philanthropy leave small newsrooms behind. Can that change?

Nonprofit news outlets, particularly small and local ones, face challenges in fundraising for their operations.
Foundation funding tends to disproportionately benefit larger organizations, leaving smaller outlets at a disadvantage.
Nieman Lab
2 weeks ago
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Many small news nonprofits feel overlooked by funders. A new coalition is giving them a voice

The Athens County Independent is a nonprofit news outlet that rose from the ashes of the editor being fired from The Athens News.
The Independent covers both local news topics that affect residents' day-to-day lives and acts as a watchdog for local institutions.
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
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News Corp in advanced negotiations' with AI companies over access to content, CEO says

News Corporation is prioritizing negotiation over litigation in their discussions with AI companies over the use of their content.
The New York Times has sued OpenAI and Microsoft over the use of its content to train AI systems.
Nieman Lab
2 weeks ago
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The New York Times made more than $1 billion from digital subscriptions in 2023

The New York Times ended 2023 with 10.36 million subscribers, including 9.7 million digital-only subscribers.
The Times gained 300,000 new digital-only subscribers in the last months of 2023.
New York Post
2 weeks ago
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News Corp in 'advanced' talks with AI firms on deals to license content, CEO says

News Corp is in advanced talks with AI firms to license its news content.
News Corp prefers negotiations over lawsuits to address the issue of content theft by AI firms.
Oregon ArtsWatch | Oregon Arts & Culture News
2 weeks ago
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Jon Franklin and the art of nonfiction

Jon Franklin developed his narrative writing skills through experience writing short stories.
Franklin fused journalism with storytelling to create a new literary genre that bridged the gap between sciences and humanities.
Poynter
2 weeks ago
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The Tucker-Russia relationship draws intense media scrutiny - Poynter

Tucker Carlson interviewed Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia.
The Kremlin denied interview requests from large Western outlets but granted Carlson's request because he is seen as 'pro-American.'
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
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News Corp in advanced negotiations' with AI companies over access to content, CEO says

News Corporation is in advanced negotiations with AI companies over their use of its content and prefers to negotiate deals rather than litigate.
Publishers are taking different approaches to the rise of AI-powered tech companies, with some striking deals while others seek damages.
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