Zines had it right all along

“Zines have an enormous variety. They’re experimental and diverse. This gives them a freshness and surprise. They’re anti-formalist. They’re relatable.”

Kawandeep Virdee works on product at Medium.

Borja Echevarría   TV goes digital, digital goes TV

Rodney Gibbs   Tech workers turn to journalism

Andrew Losowsky   The year of resilience

Ståle Grut   Reclaiming audience interaction from social networks

Jared Newman   Venture funding and digital news don’t mix

Mike Caulfield   Refactoring media literacy for the networked age

John Keefe   Scooped by AI

Evie Nagy   Pivot to mobile video frustration

Elizabeth Jensen   Show your work

Nushin Rashidian   Publishers seek ad dollar alternatives

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

Kyle Ellis   Let’s build our way out of this

Tanya Cordrey   Finally, the seeds of radical reinvention

Pablo Boczkowski   The rise of skeptical reading

Rubina Madan Fillion   Unlocking the potential of AI

Craig Newmark   Working together toward sustainable solutions

Nathalie Malinarich   Peak push

Dannagal G. Young   Stop covering politics as a game

Caitlin Thompson   Podcasting models mature and diversify

Imaeyen Ibanga   Longform video leads the way

Kelsey Proud   No, no, no

Bill Keller   A growing turn to philanthropy

José Zamora   Revenue-first journalism

Michelle Ferrier   The year of the great reckoning

Marie Gilot   No assholes allowed

Andrew Haeg   The year journalists become relationship builders

Corey Ford   The empire strikes back

Carrie Brown-Smith   Transparency finally takes off

Tim Carmody   Watch out for Spotify

Trushar Barot   The Jio-fication of India

C.W. Anderson   The social media apocalypse

Mandy Velez   texting is lit rn, fam

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

Juliette De Maeyer   A responsible press criticism

Edward Roussel   Eyes, ears, and brains

Brian Lam   Sketchy ethics around product reviews

Miguel Castro   The arrival of the impact producer

Taylor Lorenz   Social and media will split

Yvonne Leow   The rise of video messaging

Corey Johnson   The pro-fact resistance

Raney Aronson-Rath   Transparency is the antidote to fake news

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

Valérie Bélair-Gagnon   Seeking trust in fragmented spaces

Manoush Zomorodi   Self-help as a publishing strategy

Francesco Marconi   The year of machine-to-machine journalism

Vanessa K. DeLuca   Women’s voices take center stage

Ray Soto   VR reaches the next level

Monique Judge   Letting black women tell their own stories

Mariana Moura Santos   Think local, act global

Monika Bauerlein   The firehose of falsehood

Debra Adams Simmons   And a woman shall lead them

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

David Skok   Finding an information-life balance

Jim Brady   With the people, not just of the people

Adam Thomas   Sharing is caring: The year of the mentor

Molly de Aguiar   Good journalism won’t be enough

Joyce Barnathan   It will be harder to bury the news

Jarrod Dicker   Honesty in advertising

Jacqui Cheng   Retailers move into content

Damon Krukowski   Reviving the alt-weekly soul

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

Zizi Papacharissi   Women come back

Pia Frey   Address users as individuals

Cristina Wilson   The year of the Instagram Story

Frédéric Filloux   External forces

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

Alexios Mantzarlis   Moving fake news research out of the lab

Hannah Cassius   The year of the echo-chamber escapists

Nicholas Diakopoulos   Fortifying social media from automated inauthenticity

Amy King   Let’s amplify visual voice

Vivian Schiller   Pivot to tomorrow

Charo Henríquez   Training is an investment, not an expense

Kawandeep Virdee   Zines had it right all along

Feli Sánchez   The year for guerrilla user research

Matt DeRienzo   A recession, then a collapse

Lam Thuy Vo   Breaking free from the tyranny of the loudest

Jennifer Choi   Standing up for us and for each other

Kathleen McElroy   Building a news video experience native to mobile

Niketa Patel   Live journalism comes of age

Joanne McNeil   Gatekeeping the gatekeepers

Justin Kosslyn   The year journalists become digital security experts

Will Sommer   The year local media gets conservative

Umbreen Bhatti   The trust problem isn’t new

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

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

Basile Simon   We need better career paths for news nerds

Michelle Garcia   Navigating journalistic transparency

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

Sydette Harry   Listen to your corner and watch for the hook

Christopher Meighan   Passive partnership is in the rearview

Ariana Tobin   Too tired to tap

Rodney Benson   Better, less read, and less trusted

Felix Salmon   Covering bitcoin while owning bitcoin

Sally Lehrman   Trust comes first

Sam Ford   The year of investing in processes

Cindy Royal   Your journalism curriculum is obsolete

S. Mitra Kalita   The arc of news and audience

Laura E. Davis   Writing answers before you know the question

Alice Antheaume   Are you fluent in AI?

Andrew Ramsammy   The year ownership mattered

Mira Lowe   The year of the local watchdog

Matt Boggie   The intellectual equivalent of the Dead Sea

Neha Gandhi   Filler killers

Jassim Ahmad   Thriving on change

Joanne Lipman   Journalists inventing revenue streams

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

Mariano Blejman   News games rule

Mary Walter-Brown   Show a little vulnerability

Rachel Schallom   Better design helps differentiate opinion and news

Amie Ferris-Rotman   More female reporters abroad (please)

Cory Haik   Suffering from realness, pivoting to impact

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

Matt Thompson   Here come the attention managers

Steve Grove   The midterms are an opportunity

Jennifer Brandel and Mónica Guzmán   The editorial meeting of the future

P. Kim Bui   The reckoning is only beginning

Claire Wardle   Disinformation gets worse

Mario García   Storytelling finally adapts to mobile

Dheerja Kaur   Fun with subscription products

Nicholas Quah   Stop talking trash about young people

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

Carlos Martínez de la Serna   The new journalism commons

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

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

Nikki Usher   The year of The Washington Post

Emily Goligoski   Looking beyond news for inspiration

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

L. Gordon Crovitz   Serving readers over advertisers

Betsy O'Donovan and Melody Kramer   Skepticism and narcissism

Ernst-Jan Pfauth   Publishing less to give readers more

Jessica Parker Gilbert   Design connects storytelling and strategy

Lanre Akinola   Making noise is not a strategy

Pete Brown   Push alerts, personalized

Heather Bryant   Building the ecosystems for collaboration

Jennifer Coogan   The future is female

Doris Truong   Computer vision vs. the Internet vigilantes

Renée Kaplan   The year of quiet adjustments (shhh)

Caitria O'Neill   The new court of public opinion

Alfred Hermida   Going beyond mobile-first

Paul Ford   Go global

Kinsey Wilson   Facebook and Google: Help out or pay up

Raju Narisetti   Mirror, mirror on the wall

Almar Latour   Conquering calm

Luke O'Neil   The end is already here

An Xiao Mina   Memes and visuals come to the fore

Eric Nuzum   Beyond the narrative arc

Amy Webb   Listen to weak signals

Federica Cherubini   The rise of bridge roles in news organizations

Burt Herman   Things get real

Dan Newman   A return to trust

Daniel Trielli   The rich get richer, the poor scramble

Usha Sahay   Wallets get opened

Matt Carlson   Attacks on the press will get worse

Kim Fox   Audience teams diversify their approach

Nancy Watzman   Know thy TV

Kristen Muller   The year of the voter

Jake Levine   The return to now

Lucas Graves   From algorithms to institutions

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

Sue Schardt   Jump the niche

Michael Kuntz   The only pivot that might work

Rick Berke   Value is the watchword

Mi-Ai Parrish   Blockchain and trust

Hossein Derakhshan   Television has won

Ruth Palmer   Risks will grow for news subjects — especially minorities

Tracie Powell   The muting of underserved voices

Sarah Marshall   Loyalty as the key performance indicator

Tamar Charney   We get serious about algorithms

Julia Beizer   A longer view on the pivot

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

Alastair Coote   The year of self-improvement

Jamie Mottram   From pageviews to t-shirts

Mary Meehan   Real lives are at stake in rural areas

Emma Carew Grovum   Newsroom culture becomes a priority

Rachel Davis Mersey   AI, with real smarts

Sam Sanders   Shine the light on ourselves