Michael Grunwald writing book on environmental crises with support from Reynolds Journalism Institute
In 2018, veteran journalist and bestselling author Michael Grunwald wrote an article for Politico about his family’s efforts to go green.
Missouri School of Journalism’s Watchdog Writers Group announces new fellows and student reporters
Authors and students will produce books and articles on climate change and agriculture, the big business of addiction recovery, and the America’s housing crisis and credit system.
6 ways to incorporate Clubhouse and Twitter Spaces in your audience strategy
As the pandemic has forced many publishers to change the way they engage with readers, one addition to the audience wheelhouse has been the use of audio-based social media platforms.
Journalists discuss social media’s struggle to navigate the line between free speech and hate speech
Tessa Weinberg and Yanqi Xu WASHINGTON — Social media sees it all. From the photos we share to keep friends and family in the loop, to violent content in the wake of terror attacks, the ubiquitous platforms that increasingly define our lives are struggling to spur connections rather than deepen divisions. It’s an issue journalists … Continued
Fact-checkers believe appetite for accuracy will grow despite a lack of trust in news
WASHINGTON — Journalists for the three leading fact-checking organizations say their role is to examine the claims of politicians and present the facts, not persuade the public of certain conclusions. The fact-checkers spoke Thursday at the 2017 Hurley Symposium titled “Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting,” hosted by the National Press Club. … Continued
Breaking News 3: New media myths
Breaking News is about the self-inflicted fractures breaking the news business. Previous posts were on malvertising and the ad-tech tax.
Jane Stevens’ report after the launch event: ‘With crisis comes opportunity…’
More than 100 journalists, advertising experts, community activists, technology experts, librarians, educators and students gathered — from Washington, D.C. to Hawaii, in person and virtually — for an RJI Talkfest to launch the RJI Collaboratory, a news organization incubator for Web-based entrepreneurial journalists. As the first example of how the RJI Collaboratory plans to be … Continued