Nieman Foundation at Harvard
Non-mainstream news sites erode people’s interest in politics, study finds
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Of the 73 editors-in-chief at award-winning college newsrooms in the Spring 2021 semester, less than 6% were Black, and approximately 10% were Latinx — significantly less than their share of the college population.
In the three weeks leading up to my kid’s first day of class, there were literally zero stories in the News & Observer about most back-to-school matters in Durham. There were tons of stories about mask fights and an escaped cobra.
“Our theory about how you build trust in information is to help people access it on their own.”
Data visualization can help people grasp the challenges that lie ahead.
The HBO miniseries is about the unreality of wealth, but Rachel ends up being one of the most relatable portrayals of contemporary news media to date.
An online group of journalists is pushing the industry beyond surface-level representation — one tweet at a time.
Facing harassment, abuse, and even assault, many women journalists say they’re standing alone.
The Continent has now published 53 editions and has more than 11,000 subscribers a week who receive the publication for free.
The story was broken by The Pillar, a Substack newsletter founded in early 2021 by former editors of Catholic News Agency.
U.S. newsrooms are increasingly embracing a bit of the empathy toward wrongdoers shown by reporters in some European countries.