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NameWebsiteTwitterNewsletterDescriptionKeywordsHighlightA Few More IdeasGrantee?
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1st for A Reason1stforareason.wordpress.com@ncmedialawN/AInfo & Ideas About the First Amendment & Media LawFirst Amendment; Media Law
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Ad Exchangeradexchanger.com@adexchangerFind on website homepageAn integrated media and events company devoted to the digital advertising and marketing spaceDigital Advertising; Marketing
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Backchannelbackchannel.com@backchnnlMain WIRED newsletterRelated science and technology articles, photos, slideshows and videos from WIREDTechnology; Content Producer
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Better Newshttps://betternews.org/Better News offers strategies and case studies to help transform newsrooms.
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Bitter Southernerbittersoutherner.com@BitterSouthNewsletterOne great story from the South every week. More specifically, every Tuesday.Regional Diversity
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Black Owned Media Alliancebomalliance.com@BOMAllianceN/AAn organization committed to the development, enfranchisement and financial sustainability of black-onwed media outlets in South Florida.Media Diversity; Startups; Media Funding; Resources and Support
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Cardiff University's Centre for Community Journalismcommunityjournalism.co.uk@C4CJN/AResearches into this area of journalism and offers networking, information and training for hyperlocal and community journalistsResearch; Resources; Community Engagement
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Center for Cooperative Mediacenterforcooperativemedia.org
@NJNewsCommons
NewsletterThe mission of the Center for Cooperative Media is to grow and strengthen local journalism, and in doing so serve New Jersey residents.Local News; Resources and Support; Community EngagementYes
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Civicistcivichall.org/civicist@CivicHallFind on website footerA community of action-oriented, cross-sector professionals with an aim to better the world through civic techCivic Technology; Collaborative Community Center; Cross-sector
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Color of Change - Media Justicecolorofchange.org@ColorOfChangeFind on website About pageColor Of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization.Diversity; Cross-sector; Advocacy
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Colorlinescolorlines.com@ColorlinesNewslettersColorlines is a daily news site where race matters, featuring award-winning investigative reporting and news analysis.Diversity; Advocacy; Content Producer
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Columbia Journalism Reviewcjr.org@CJRFind on website right columnLeader in the changing world of journalismPress Criticism; Thought Leadership; Research; Content Producer
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Currentcurrent.org
@currentpubmedia
Find on website headerNonprofit news service for and about public mediaPublic Media; Content Producer
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Daily Yonderdailyyonder.com@dailyyonderContact to subscribeDaily Yonder brings you overviews of the big issues now facing small communitiesLocal Newsroom Regional Diversity; Content Producer
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Dart Center for Journalism & Traumadartcenter.org@DartCenterNewsletterEducates journalists and journalism students about the science and psychology of trauma and the implications for news coverage.Violence, Conflict, and Tragedy Reporting; Resources and Support; HubSelf-Care & Peer Support
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Data Driven Journalismdatadrivenjournalism.net/resources@ddjournalismNewsletterHub for news and resources from the community of journalists, editors, designers and developers who use data in the service of journalism.Data Journalism; Tools; Resources and Support; Hub
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Digidaydigiday.com@DigidayNewslettersPublishing, advertising and digital platform industriesTechnology; Media and Marketing Industries; Digital Disruption; Content Producer
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Digital Services (NPR)digitalservices.npr.org@nprdsNewslettersEnable stations to provide more value to their current audiencesPartnerships; Digital Platforms; Audience Growth; Resources and Support
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Digital Trends Indexmedium.com/digital-trends-indexN/AN/ACovering the latest at the intersection of media and technologyTechnology; Crowdsourcing; Content Producer; Resources and Support
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Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR)fair.org@FAIRmediawatchFind on website footerInvigorate the First Amendment by advocating for greater diversity in the press and by scrutinizing media practices that marginalize public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints.Fairness and Accuracy; Diversity, First Amendment, Advocacy; Media Criticism; Anti-censorship; Media Bias
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First Amendment Center (Newseum)newseuminstitute.org/first-amendment-center/topics/freedom-of-the-press/@NewseumInstNewsletterA nonprofit organization focused on education and information about First Amendment issues.First Amendment; Media Law
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First Draft Newsfirstdraftnews.com/resources@firstdraftnewsFind on website headerFirst Draft is dedicated to improving skills and standards in the reporting and sharing of information that emerges onlineReporting Standards; Best Practices; Newsgathering; Resources and Support
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Gatherletsgather.in@mayerjoyNewsletterGather is a collection of case studies, resources, and research around engaged journalism. It requires a login, but anyone's welcome. Engagement Tips; Resources and SupportBlog updatesYes
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Global Editors Networkmedium.com/global-editors-network@GENinnovateNewsletterThe organizations shares innovative work from local newsrooms in their newsletter and at their annual flagship event, the GEN Summit. Innovation, Platforms, Misinformation, Virtual Reality, AI, Data Journalism, Entrepreneurship
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Global Investigative Journalism Networkgijn.org@gijnNewslettersThe Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) is an international association of nonprofit organizations that support, promote, and produce investigative journalism. Hub; Trainings; Resources and Support
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Groundsourcemedium.com/groundsource-notes/latest@groundsourceFind on website footerCrowdsourcing, community engagementTechnology; Crowdsourcing; Community Engagement; Resources and Support
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Hearkenmedium.com/we-are-hearken@wearehearkenNewsletterThoughts on journalism, engagement, and tech from the Hearken team.Engagement Tips; Resources and SupportHow to copy our great hiring process, step by step
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HotPodhotpodnews.comOnly personalNewsletterA trade newsletter about the emerging podcast and on-demand audio industry.Podcast Trade; Behind-the-scenes; Curator
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Hypoallergichyperallergic.com@hyperallergicNewslettersA forum for playful, serious, and radical perspectives on art and culture in the world today.Art and Culture; Content Producer
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Ida B. Wells Societyidabwellssociety.org@IBWellsSocietyNewsletterAims to increase the ranks, retention and profile of reporters/editors of color in investigative reporting.News Trade, Diversity, Investigative Reporting, TrainingYes
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Images & Voices of Hope (ivoh)ivoh.org@ivohMediaFind on website right columnStrengthen the role of media as agents of world benefit.Local Convenings; Resources and Support
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Innovation Hub (PRI)pri.org/programs/innovation-hub@IHubRadioFind on website right columnThe show challenges conventional wisdom and showcases creativity in everything from health to the economy.Innovation in Storytelling; Hub; Thought Leadership
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Insights (AP)insights.ap.orgN/ANewsletterWe share perspectives from around the industry and provide tips and tricks for how to navigate emerging trendsMedia and Technology; News Trade; Worldwide
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Institute for Nonprofit News (INN)learn.inn.org@INNFind on website homepageOnline courses that are self-guided, self-paced, and require no prior knowledge.Nonprofit News; Investigative Journalism; Collaboration; Hub; Resources and Support; Online CoursesYes
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Journalism Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Trackerhttps://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1IpHR5ptZx28v-uRFTOkA4xYTPxGcD9QeIECcKYuwz6I@DemocracyFundN/ADemocracy Fund's open and collaborative database of organizations supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in journalism hereDiversity; Equity; Inclusion; DatabaseJournalism Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Tracker
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journalism.co.ukjournalism.co.uk@journalismnewsMake account for newslettterTraining for online or print journalists, reporters, editors, sub-editors, art editors, designers.How-tos; Trainings; Commentary; Trade News; Resources and Support
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Journalist's Resourcejournalistsresource.org@JournoResourceNewsletterJournalist’s Resource examines news topics through a research lens.Research; Curator; Tip Sheets; Peer-Reviewed Studies
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Journalist's Toolboxjournaliststoolbox.org@journtoolboxN/AMike Reilley shares reporting tools, tips and more Resources and Support; Tools
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Knight Foundation Journalism Program Areaknightfoundation.org/programs/journalism@knightfdnNewslettersNews and research from the Knight Foundation Journalism Program areaFirst Amendment, Journalistic Excellence
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Lenfest Institutelenfestinstitute.org@lenfestinstNewsletterThe Lenfest Institute for Journalism is the first-of-its-kind non-profit organization whose sole mission is to develop and support sustainable business models for great local journalism.Revenue Models; Business; Local Journalism; SustainabilityYes
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LION newsletterlionpublishers.com/newsletters@LIONPubsNewsletterStay up to date with the latest industry news, and learn what local indie publishers are doing to lead the way.Local publishing Trade News; CuratorYes
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Local Edition (Poynter)poynter.org/channels/innovationN/ANewsletterChronicles the efforts of media orgs to make the transitions to sustainable digital publishing. Local Innovation; Digital Tools; Leadership
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Local MattersN/AN/ANewsletterA weekly newsletter that curates and highlights local watchdog reporting from around the country.Local Journalism
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Local News Initiative
https://localnewsinitiative.northwestern.edu/
@LocalNewsIniNewletterNorthwestern University's Medill School of Journalism's new initiative that uses research, expert analysis and innovation to understand and improve the relationship between local news outlets and audiences.Local Journalism; Innovation; Engagement
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Longformlongform.org/podcast@longformNewsletterThe Longform Podcast is a weekly conversation with a non-fiction writer on how they tell stories. Innovations in Storytelling; Non-fiction; Podcast; Content Producer
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Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Projectfirstamendment.jou.ufl.eduN/AN/AOrganization dedicated to current and contemporary issues affecting the First Amendment freedoms of speech, press, thought, assembly and petition.First Amendment; Media Law; Access to Information
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Media Mattersmediamatters.org@mmfaN/AProgressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.Press Criticism; Misinformation; News Credibility; Research
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Media Shiftmediashift.org@MediaShiftOrgNewslettersMediaShift tells stories of how the shifting media landscape is changing the way we get our news and information.Media and Technology; News Trade; Digital Disruption; Resources and Support
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Membership Puzzle Projectmembershippuzzle.org/articles
@membershippzzle
Find on website footerStudying how to create news organizations that are optimized for trust.
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MIT Media Labmedium.com/mit-media-lab@medialabN/ANews, ideas, and goings-on from the Media Lab communityTechnology; Design; Inventing the Future
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National Freedom of Information Centernfoic.org@nfoicNewsletterThe National Freedom of Information Coalition protects our right to open government.Freedom of Information; First Amendment; Advocacy
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National Press Photographers Associationnppa.org@NPPAFind on website footerAdvocates for visual journalistsVisual journalism Trade News; Resources and Support, AdvocacyYes
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Need to Know (API)americanpressinstitute.org/category/need-to-know/@AmPressNewsletterProvides fresh, useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalismNews Trade; Curator; Innovation; Sustainability; Reporting Standards; Resources and Support
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NESTAnesta.org.uk/blogs@nesta_ukFind on website footerFollow the latest thinking from people working at the cutting edge of innovation. Innovation; Hub; Cross-industry; Inventing the Future
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Next Librariesnextlibraries.org@NextLibrariesFind on website right columnThoughts about libraries--what they are today and tomorrowFuture of Libraries; Curator
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NiemanLabniemanlab.org@NiemanLabNewslettersHelping journalists in the Internet ageInnovation in Journalism; Trade News; Resources and Support; Future of NewsPredictions for Journalism 2018
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Nonprofit Technology Network (nten)nten.org/articles@NTENorgFind article page right columnNTEN aspires to a world where all nonprofit organizations use technology skillfully and confidently to meet community needs and fulfill their missions.Collaboration; Crowdfunding; Technology; Resources and Support
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Newsmatchhttps://www.newsmatch.org/@NewsMatchN/ANewsMatch is a national matching-gift campaign to grow fundraising capacity in nonprofit newsrooms and promote giving to journalism among U.S. donors.Resources and Support; FundraisingYes
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On the Media (WNYC)wnyc.org/otm-podcast@onthemediaNewsletterExplores how the media is made, casts an incisive eye on fluctuations in the marketplace of ideas, and threats to the freedom of information and expression.Podcast; News Trade; Behind-the-scenes; Freedom of Information
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Online News Associationjournalists.org@ONANewsletterONA Local is a global network of volunteer organizers hosting networking and training events for local journalism and technology communitiesNetwork for Local Online Journalists; Resources and SupportNerding Out on NewslettersYes
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Pew Research Center - Daily Briefing of Media Newsjournalism.org/daily-briefings@pewjournalismNewslettersDaily morning newsletter featuring the day's latest headlines about the news and media industry.Newsletter; News Trade; Curator
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Polygraphpoly-graph.co@polygraphingFind on website footerUses code, animation, and data visualization to explore topics that, otherwise, might get lost in a 10,000-word story.Innovation in Storytelling; Data Journalism; Incubator
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Poynterpoynter.org@PoynterNewslettersGlobal Leader in JournalismResearch; Trainings; Resources and SupportYes
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PressThinkpressthink.org@jayrosen_nyuN/ABlog about the fate of the press in a digital era and the challenges involved in rethinking journalism today.Press Criticism; Digital Disruption; Blog
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Reliable Sourcescnn.com/shows/reliable-sources@ReliableSourcesNewslettersExamines the media world--telling the story behind the story--how news and pop culture get made.Behind-the-scenes; News Trade; Content Producer
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Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Pressrcfp.org@rcfpFind on website headerProvides pro bono legal representation, amicus curiae support, and other legal resources to protect First Amendment freedoms and the newsgathering rights of journalists.Legal Guides and Aid; Legal Hotline; Media Law; Pro Bono Legal Representation; Press Freedom; Briefs and Comments; AdvocacyYes
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Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at Missouri School of Journalismrjionline.org@RJINewslettersEngages media professionals, scholars and other citizens in programs aimed at strengthening journalism in the service of democracy. RJI generates and tests new techniques and new thinking that promise to improve journalism.Research; Innovation; Future of News; Resources and Support
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SheSource (Women's Media Center)
http://www.womensmediacenter.com/shesource
@shesourceNewsletterAn international database dedicated to adding more women of color to news stories and reports by connecting them to journalists, bookers and producers.Media Diversity; Resources and Support; Media Databse; Innovation
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Shorenstein Center (Harvard)shorensteincenter.org@ShorensteinCtrNewslettersDedicated to exploring and illuminating the intersection of press, politics and public policy in theory and practiceResearch, Public Policy; News Business & Practices
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Shoeleatherhttps://shoeleather.us/@scbairdN/AShoeleather is a national database of writers from non-media hub cities (NYC, LA, D.C., SF) who are local, knowledgeable and ready to tell their community stories.Resources and Support; Tools
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Solution Set
https://www.lenfestinstitute.org/solutionset/
@ylichtermanSolution Set is a weekly report from The Lenfest Institute for Journalism. Each week it goes in-depth into one innovative idea in news. New issues of Solution Set are published on Thursday.
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Storybenchstorybench.org@storybenchNewsletterThis means providing an “under the hood” look at the latest and most inventive examples of digital creativity—from data visualization projects to interactive documentaries to gamified journalism—as well as the tools and innovators behind themReinventing TV News; Data Journalism; Media Watch; Tutorials; Resources and Support
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Street Fightstreetfightmag.com@streetfightmagNewsletterStreet Fight follows the dynamic disruption taking place in the local marketing ecosystem.Hyperlocal Marketing and Business; Digital Disruption; Research; Trade News; Resources and Support
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Student Press Law Centersplc.org@SPLCNewsletterNation's only legal assistance agency devoted exclusively to educating high school and college journalists about the rights and responsibilities embodied in the First Amendment and supporting the student news media in their struggle to cover important issues free from censorshipLegal Guides; Legal Assistance; Student Media; Press Freedom; AdvocacyYes
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Source of the Weeksources.npr.org
@sourceoftheweek
NewsletterNPR's online blog and database designed to help journalists tell stories that "look and sound like America." The directory contains more than 500 people of color who are experts in nearly 25 fields across all 50 states and internationally. Radio; Diversity; Sourcing; Higher Education; Advocacy
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Tape taperadio.org@taperadioN/AA radio show about people who make radio.Podcast; Radio; Behind-the-Scenes, News Trade
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TechDirttechdirt.com@techdirtFind on website headerAnalyze and offer insight into news stories about changes in government policy, technology and legal issues that affect companies' ability to innovate and growGovernment Policy; Technology; Media Law
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Technical.lytechnical.ly@Technical_lyNewsletterGrows local technology communities by connecting organizations and people through news, events and services.Local Newsroom Innovation
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The Conversationtheconversation.com/us/topics/local-news-25372@ConversationUSNewslettersAccess to independent, high quality, authenticated, explanatory journalism underpins a functioning democracy.Local News Research
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The Open Notebooktheopennotebook.com@Open_NotebookFind on website footerThe story behind the best science storiesScience Journalism; Resources and SupportTips for diversifying sources
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The Pub (Current)current.org/category/thepub@pubpodcastN/ACurrent's bi weekly podcast of interviews with public media’s most important and interesting thinkers and doers. Public Media, Podcast; Thought LeadershipCheck out this extensive list of projects that local nonprofit and public media organizations have submitted
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The Idea
https://mailchi.mp/atlanticmedia/wall-street-journal-1864689?e=22a0045443
@IdeaNewsletterNewsletterAtlantic Media's newsletter about new developments in the media industry and how they can benefit current journalists.Innovation; Networking; Good Ideas; Engagement Tips
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The Year of Listeningtheyearoflistening.org@NIICUNYJN/AThe News Integrity Initiative declared 2018 “The Year of Listening,” and are hosting a year-long celebration of innovative, community-powered journalism and inclusive civic dialogue.Engagement Tips; Resources and Support; Community-driven JournalismToolkits + Guides
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Tow Center for Digital Journalism towcenter.org@TowCenterNewsletterProvides journalists with the skills and knowledge to lead the future of digital journalism and serves as a research and development center for the profession as a whole.Technology, Digital Journalism, ResearchGuide to Audience Revenue and Engagement
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Training.npr.orgtraining.npr.org@nprtrainingNewsletterStorytelling tips and best practices from the NPR Training team. Training; Resources and SupportThe journey from print to radio storytelling: A guide for navigating a new landscape
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Transomtransom.org@Transom_orgFind on website footerChannels new work, voice, and ideas into public media through the Internet and workshops.Public Media; Tools; Resources and Support
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TVNewsChecktvnewscheck.com@TVNewsCheckMake account for newsletterBriefing on the dynamic world of TV broadcasting Broadcast Trade News
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U.S. Press Freedom Trackerpressfreedomtracker.us@uspresstrackerFind on website footerAims to be the first to provide reliable, easy-to-access information on the number of press freedom violations in the United States—from journalists facing charges to reporters stopped at the U.S. border or asked to hand over their electronicsPress Freedom; Media Law
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United States Project (CJR)cjr.org/united_states_projectFind on website right columnWeekly email with the best articles from CJR's coverage of local news markets around the U.S.Local Newsrooms Innovation; Curator
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Wiredwired.com@WIREDNewsletterThe breakthroughs and innovations that we uncover lead to new ways of thinking, new connections, and new industries. Technology; Content Producer
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Women's Media Center
womensmediacenter.com
@womensmediacntr
NewsletterAn organization dedicated to news, research and reports highlighting women's experiences in the media industry while advocating for change on behalf of women and girls.Media Diversity; Resources and Support; Media Databse; Innovation
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