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What would journalism insiders like others know? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat fashion:

The manifold effects of partisan media on viewers’ beliefs and attitudes: A field experiment with Fox News viewers – OSF
2021 Maria Moors Cabot Prize Winners Announced
2020 hindsight – media in the year of Covid-19 – MediaWatch / RadioNZ
Trump exploited a broken press. Here’s how to fix it.A conversation with media critic Jay Rosen.
Deadspin and the Mavening of Sportswriting
Let’s All Stop Mindlessly Clicking and Sharing Zombie Links
The Urgent Quest for Slower, Better News – New Yorker
What will happen when newspapers kill print and go online-only? Most of that print audience will just…disappear
It’s Time for the Press to Stop Complaining—And to Start Fighting Back
Using Billions in Government Cash, Mexico Controls News Media – NY Times
Young subscribers flock to old media
The Newseum Deserves to Die
The News and How Society Interacts With It@BritishPodcast
A Wikipedian Explains How Wikipedia Stays Reliable in the Fake News Era – Vice
Why ethics in social newsgathering is about more than just being nice
The future of journalism in three words: collaboration, collaboration, collaboration
Gone in 60 seconds – Slate
Why audiences hate hard news – The Atlantic
I’m Jay Rosen, journalism professor at NYU, adviser to First Look Media. I think journalism gets better when more people do it. AMA.

Recommended Listening
The Year that Made Me: Ray Bonner, 1980 – After covering wars, coups and massacres, an award-winning journalist launches his next adventure – running a bookshop, Sydney’s Bookoccino.

The post journalistic world – Digital news platforms are now losing their control over distribution to the goliaths of the online world – Facebook and Google. So what are the implications for the future of serious, civic journalism?

Making journalism public – Veteran US journalists Jay Rosen and John B. Judis discuss how the recent US shutdown augers for the future of both political parties, as well as a look at the role of citizen journalism, and how the media can serve the public interest when the public themselves are now becoming involved in the media.

Open journalism – It’s fashionable and cool but is it also a radical new direction for journalism? And will it become the framework for how we produce and consume our news in the future? We speak to three people doing their bit for open journalism today.

Robo-journalism: news automation is here – There are news stories being published right now which were generated by complex computer algorithms. They’re mostly sport and finance news stories, but how far might robo-journalism take us in the future?

The future of news – In a special report for The Economist on the future of news, Tom Standage writes about the great historical irony at the heart of the current transformation of news. “The industry is being reshaped by technology – but by undermining the mass media’s business models, that technology is in many ways returning the industry to the more vibrant, freewheeling and discursive ways of the pre-industrial era.”

Newsgames – gaming as reporting – When Apple’s Itunes refused to distribute the news-based computer game, Endgame: Syria, it said it was because they don’t allow games depicting real people and real events. So where does this leave newsgames, which aim to bring the news to your gaming console?

The invention of news – This week, the origins of news in Europe. Medieval merchants were the first to formalise a process for sharing political and business information, sparking a variety of modes of news that eventuated in the newspapers we read today.


Mediawatch – RadioNZ@MediawatchNZ
Advanced Science News@AdvSciNews

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)
Offshore havens and hidden riches of world leaders and billionaires exposed in unprecedented leak
Pandora papers: biggest ever leak of offshore data exposes financial secrets of rich and powerful

NewsGuard launches first product with help from Microsoft – Axios

News of the weird


Access Journalism

Fake News


The Post
The Post – History v Hollywood

Epoch Times

Report for America

Steve Waldman

Civic Journalism

Cabot Award

The Future Journalism Project
Melanie Sill


What is the difference between Civic Journalism, Citizen Journalism and Open Journalism?
What is civic journalism?

Nobody Speak


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Día del Periodista
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