The Wall Street Journal / Jeffrey Trachtenberg
Queens Daily Eagle / David Brand
CBC / Peter Zimonjic and Kathleen Harris
Canada’s federal government names organizations that will help spend a $660 million journalism fund →
“The eight associations that have been asked to select a representative to sit on the independent panel by the middle of June are: News Media Canada, the Association de la presse francophone, the Quebec Community Newspaper Association, the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada, the Canadian Association of Journalists, the Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec, Unifor and the Fédération nationale des communications.”
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Walter E. Hussman, Jr.
The Kansas Leadership Center Journal / Joel Mathis
A local look at the dwindling of newspapers in Kansas →
“If you believe that your community’s needs are not being adequately met, then residents need to find and support people who are willing to provide coverage. It might take the invention of new approaches and even organizations. In Johnson County, for instance, the husband-and-wife team of Jay Senter and Julia Westhoff publish the online-only Shawnee Mission Post, supported by paid subscriptions
, which has filled a void in suburban news coverage.”
International News Media Association
Dean Baquet on covering Trump tweets and the decline of local news →
“The greatest crisis in American journalism is the death of local news. … I don’t know what the answer is. Their economic model is gone. I think most local newspapers in America are going to die in the next five years, except for the ones that have been bought by a local billionaire.”
Nick Diakopoulos on Twitter
Examples of the types of automatically generated stories available on the Bloomberg terminal. #MachinesMedia19
David S. Joachim on Twitter
SCOOP 👇 https://t.co/1UTkRTeoby is developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions. The wrist-worn gadget is described as a health and wellness product in internal documents reviewed by Bloomberg https://t.co/3XvKE5AvLe @mattmday @business
New report says tech platforms ‘blackmailed’ EU policy experts
In January 2018, alarmed by the spread of misinformation around Britain's "Brexit" referendum and the aftermath of Russian trolling on Facebook during the 2016 US election, the European Union convened a "high-level" working group filled with experts from media and academia-as well as representatives from Google, Facebook, and Twitter-to look at the scope of the [...]
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