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Newsroom Diversity Failing

August 7, 2019 admin 0

Newsroom diversity failing: We must put the responsibility on the cultural institution we call journalism, not just its individuals or organizations, writes Kathleen McElroy. “Like all white patriarchal institutions in America, journalism has seen itself outside of and superior to race — and also by extension, gender, sexuality, nationality, religion […]

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Reader Habits Keep Digital Subscribers

August 6, 2019 admin 0

Reader habits keep digital subscribers: Reader habits are key to keep digital subscribers, writes Mark Jacob. The Medill Local News Initiative looked at reader behavior that leads to subscriber retention. Too much content was found to be overwhelming.   Visit the Ethics AdviceLine blog for more.

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Sex Abuse Against Freelancers Unnoticed

August 1, 2019 admin 0

Sex abuse against freelancers unnoticed: Though sex abuse in newsrooms was a major story, writes Steven Potter, misconduct against freelance journalists got little attention. Women are especially vulnerable, he writes. They have little recourse against abusers and remain unprotected.   Visit the Ethics AdviceLine blog for more.

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Non-Daily Dailies

August 2, 2019 admin 0

Non-daily dailies: We are on the brink of seeing major cutbacks in newspaper daily delivery and daily printing, writes Ken Doctor. “The big question now on many corporate tables is whether the right number of days to kill is five or six,” he writes.   Visit the Ethics AdviceLine […]

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Critique The Critics

August 5, 2019 admin 0

Critique the critics: Columbia Journalism Review thinks critically about the role of criticism. “Do we need professional critics?” it asks. “There is something useful they can do: Show people what’s missing in their culture.”   Visit the Ethics AdviceLine blog for more.