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Three News Outlets Discover Fresh Collaborators and Audiences in Libraries

A look at news organizations that have found physical homes inside libraries

Opinion: Ethics

When It Comes to Free Speech, Walmart has Something to Teach Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube

If social media platforms can’t excise truly harmful behavior and content, they must relinquish their enormous power

Q&A

“I feel like the best way to report on North Korea is not actually from North Korea”

Washington Post journalist Anna Fifield on being careful and slow rather than fast and wrong, the Harvard courses that help her understand the country, and judging the trustworthiness of sources

Books

Agents for Good: How Bots Can Boost Accountability Journalism

In “Automating the News,” Nicholas Diakopoulos is optimistic about a hybrid human-algorithm journalistic practice

Opinion

Covering the Complexities of Abortion

As more and more states pass legislation restricting abortion, journalists need to better understand the issue from a women’s point-of-view

Live @ Lippmann

“Have more faith and trust in the public to be able to digest challenging information and to actually be looking for that”

Mother Jones CEO Monika Bauerlein and editor-in-chief Clara Jeffery on the keys to their success growing their audience and revenues

Election ’20: Covering the Campaign

Using Rapid-Response Expertise to Strengthen 2020 Campaign Coverage

Collaboration with academics can help time-stressed reporters assess candidates’ policy proposals and produce issues-centric journalism

Opinion

Journalistic Collaboration is a Key to Survival

A project at Montclair State University’s School of Communication and Media shows how collaboration can beat competition in covering complex issues

Opinion

Why are Journalism Contests So Expensive to Enter?

As freelancers make up more and more of the workforce, award administrators should rethink their rules

Live @ Lippmann

“1968 was a moment when [the idea of liberal media bias] got nationalized”

Media studies scholar Heather Hendershot on Walter Cronkite, Mayor Daley, and coverage of the Chicago Democratic Convention