The rise of video messaging

“What happens between now and virtual reality? It’s video messaging. Snapchat is already prepping us for this reality; the same with apps like Houseparty. They’re popularizing this idea that people are comfortable talking to each other via video.”

Yvonne Leow is president of the Asian American Journalists Association.

Jim Moroney   Newspapers have to be good enough for readers to pay for

An Xiao Mina   Memes and visuals come to the fore

C.W. Anderson   The social media apocalypse

Joanne Lipman   Journalists inventing revenue streams

Carrie Brown-Smith   Transparency finally takes off

Alice Antheaume   Are you fluent in AI?

Marie Gilot   No assholes allowed

Laura E. Davis   Writing answers before you know the question

Cory Haik   Suffering from realness, pivoting to impact

Daniel Trielli   The rich get richer, the poor scramble

Jacqui Cheng   Retailers move into content

Paul Ford   Go global

Aron Pilhofer   We can’t leave the business to the business side any more

Dan Shanoff   You down with OTT? (Yeah, DTC)

Adam Thomas   Sharing is caring: The year of the mentor

Luke O'Neil   The end is already here

Molly de Aguiar   Good journalism won’t be enough

Pete Brown   Push alerts, personalized

Kinsey Wilson   Facebook and Google: Help out or pay up

Errin Haines Whack   At the ballot, it’s time to count black women

Sydette Harry   Listen to your corner and watch for the hook

Kelsey Proud   No, no, no

Joyce Barnathan   It will be harder to bury the news

Nicholas Diakopoulos   Fortifying social media from automated inauthenticity

Amy King   Let’s amplify visual voice

Marcela Donini and Thiago Herdy   Collaboration is the way forward for Brazilian journalism

L. Gordon Crovitz   Serving readers over advertisers

Matt Boggie   The intellectual equivalent of the Dead Sea

Nancy Watzman   Know thy TV

Hannah Cassius   The year of the echo-chamber escapists

Basile Simon   We need better career paths for news nerds

Debra Adams Simmons   And a woman shall lead them

Amy Webb   Listen to weak signals

Sara M. Watson   Feeds will open up to new user-determined filters

Heather Bryant   Building the ecosystems for collaboration

Mariano Blejman   News games rule

Juleyka Lantigua-Williams   Women of color will reclaim and monetize our time

Cristina Wilson   The year of the Instagram Story

Jennifer Coogan   The future is female

Jarrod Dicker   Honesty in advertising

Sam Ford   The year of investing in processes

Jennifer Choi   Standing up for us and for each other

Ariana Tobin   Too tired to tap

Mario García   Storytelling finally adapts to mobile

Kim Fox   Audience teams diversify their approach

Trushar Barot   The Jio-fication of India

Tracie Powell   The muting of underserved voices

Neha Gandhi   Filler killers

Caitlin Thompson   Podcasting models mature and diversify

Zizi Papacharissi   Women come back

Taylor Lorenz   Social and media will split

Vanessa K. DeLuca   Women’s voices take center stage

Jennifer Brandel and Mónica Guzmán   The editorial meeting of the future

Craig Newmark   Working together toward sustainable solutions

Matt Carlson   Attacks on the press will get worse

Alexios Mantzarlis   Moving fake news research out of the lab

Pia Frey   Address users as individuals

Will Sommer   The year local media gets conservative

Tanya Cordrey   Finally, the seeds of radical reinvention

Richard J. Tofel   The platforms’ power demands more reporters’ attention

Miguel Castro   The arrival of the impact producer

Yvonne Leow   The rise of video messaging

Kristen Muller   The year of the voter

Brian Lam   Sketchy ethics around product reviews

Christopher Meighan   Passive partnership is in the rearview

Corey Ford   The empire strikes back

Rachel Schallom   Better design helps differentiate opinion and news

Mary Meehan   Real lives are at stake in rural areas

Alan Soon   The rise of start of psychographic, micro-targeted media

Caitria O'Neill   The new court of public opinion

P. Kim Bui   The reckoning is only beginning

Francesco Marconi   The year of machine-to-machine journalism

Sarah Marshall   Loyalty as the key performance indicator

Niketa Patel   Live journalism comes of age

Michelle Ferrier   The year of the great reckoning

Burt Herman   Things get real

Amie Ferris-Rotman   More female reporters abroad (please)

Tamar Charney   We get serious about algorithms

Justin Kosslyn   The year journalists become digital security experts

Monique Judge   Letting black women tell their own stories

Millie Tran and Stine Bauer Dahlberg   (Hint: It’s about your brand)

Eric Ulken   The year local publishers get smart(er) about change

Jassim Ahmad   Thriving on change

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen   The Snapchat scenario and the risk of more closed platforms

Lam Thuy Vo   Breaking free from the tyranny of the loudest

Tanzina Vega   It’s time for media companies to #PassTheMic

Nushin Rashidian   Publishers seek ad dollar alternatives

Raney Aronson-Rath   Transparency is the antidote to fake news

Mariana Moura Santos   Think local, act global

Borja Echevarría   TV goes digital, digital goes TV

Doris Truong   Computer vision vs. the Internet vigilantes

Michelle Garcia   Navigating journalistic transparency

Rick Berke   Value is the watchword

David Skok   Finding an information-life balance

Elizabeth Jensen   Show your work

Rachel Davis Mersey   AI, with real smarts

Almar Latour   Conquering calm

Felix Salmon   Covering bitcoin while owning bitcoin

Joanne McNeil   Gatekeeping the gatekeepers

Vivian Schiller   Pivot to tomorrow

Monika Bauerlein   The firehose of falsehood

Matt DeRienzo   A recession, then a collapse

Feli Sánchez   The year for guerrilla user research

Eric Nuzum   Beyond the narrative arc

Julia B. Chan   Looking for loyalty in all the right places

Mary Walter-Brown   Show a little vulnerability

Julia Beizer   A longer view on the pivot

Pablo Boczkowski   The rise of skeptical reading

Susie Banikarim   R.I.P. Pivot to Video (2017–2017)

Jared Newman   Venture funding and digital news don’t mix

Juliette De Maeyer   A responsible press criticism

Helen Havlak   Keywords, not publishers, power the world’s biggest feeds

Usha Sahay   Wallets get opened

Jim Brady   With the people, not just of the people

Mi-Ai Parrish   Blockchain and trust

John Keefe   Scooped by AI

Jesse Holcomb   Information disorder, coming to a congressional district near you

Lucas Graves   From algorithms to institutions

Andrew Haeg   The year journalists become relationship builders

Tim Carmody   Watch out for Spotify

Nikki Usher   The year of The Washington Post

Manoush Zomorodi   Self-help as a publishing strategy

José Zamora   Revenue-first journalism

Sue Schardt   Jump the niche

Ernst-Jan Pfauth   Publishing less to give readers more

Nathalie Malinarich   Peak push

Andrew Losowsky   The year of resilience

Jamie Mottram   From pageviews to t-shirts

Bill Keller   A growing turn to philanthropy

Sally Lehrman   Trust comes first

Ray Soto   VR reaches the next level

Rubina Madan Fillion   Unlocking the potential of AI

Mike Caulfield   Refactoring media literacy for the networked age

Umbreen Bhatti   The trust problem isn’t new

Jake Levine   The return to now

Federica Cherubini   The rise of bridge roles in news organizations

Frédéric Filloux   External forces

Damon Krukowski   Reviving the alt-weekly soul

Kathleen McElroy   Building a news video experience native to mobile

Carlos Martínez de la Serna   The new journalism commons

Charo Henríquez   Training is an investment, not an expense

Ståle Grut   Reclaiming audience interaction from social networks

Dan Newman   A return to trust

Rodney Benson   Better, less read, and less trusted

Dheerja Kaur   Fun with subscription products

Matt Thompson   Here come the attention managers

Edward Roussel   Eyes, ears, and brains

Sam Sanders   Shine the light on ourselves

Valérie Bélair-Gagnon   Seeking trust in fragmented spaces

Rodney Gibbs   Tech workers turn to journalism

Mira Lowe   The year of the local watchdog

Corey Johnson   The pro-fact resistance

Ruth Palmer   Risks will grow for news subjects — especially minorities

Andrew Ramsammy   The year ownership mattered

Kawandeep Virdee   Zines had it right all along

Alfred Hermida   Going beyond mobile-first

Cindy Royal   Your journalism curriculum is obsolete

Kyle Ellis   Let’s build our way out of this

Alastair Coote   The year of self-improvement

Dannagal G. Young   Stop covering politics as a game

Imaeyen Ibanga   Longform video leads the way

Emily Goligoski   Looking beyond news for inspiration

Raju Narisetti   Mirror, mirror on the wall

S. Mitra Kalita   The arc of news and audience

Steve Grove   The midterms are an opportunity

Renée Kaplan   The year of quiet adjustments (shhh)

Michael Kuntz   The only pivot that might work

Evie Nagy   Pivot to mobile video frustration

Lanre Akinola   Making noise is not a strategy

Claire Wardle   Disinformation gets worse

Hossein Derakhshan   Television has won

Nicholas Quah   Stop talking trash about young people

Betsy O'Donovan and Melody Kramer   Skepticism and narcissism

Mandy Velez   texting is lit rn, fam

Emma Carew Grovum   Newsroom culture becomes a priority

Jessica Parker Gilbert   Design connects storytelling and strategy