The eyes of the country will be on Kenosha on Tuesday when President Trump pays a visit to the city that’s served as the most recent focus of national debates on race, policing, and vigilante justice.
You can find Poynter’s analysis and advice here
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If you missed this week’s conversation “Newsrooms and the Black Experience” hosted by RTDNA, you can now watch a recording
The conversation features:
Sherri Jackson | Anchor, CBS 42 News, and RTDNA Board member
Shamarria Morrison | Shamarria Morrison, Weekend Evening Anchor, WPSD Local 6 in Paducah, Kentucky. Read... - MORE -
Many of you are undoubtedly covering the huge national news story unfolding in Kenosha this week.
Poynter is providing this resource
to help journalists keep up with the fast-moving story and sort out truth from fiction.
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Poynter is offering a FREE one=hour webinar on how to cover political spending on Facebook during the 2020 campaign. Here’s more information:
The Ad Observatory is a new digital tool created by cybersecurity engineers at New York University that allows journalists to view political spending on Facebook aggregated for their
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The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri is holding a panel discussion about misinformation and disinformation during the election season that you can watch for FREE. Check out the details here:
Jeff Kao, computational journalist at ProPublica, Aimee RInehart, Deputy Director of First Draft News and
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There’s no doubt that journalists are working under extraordinary stress right now, but RTDNA is offering some ideas for self care to work into your daily routines.
offers ideas for when you’re exhausted, anxious, angry, and feeling in a creative rut.
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The news-filled year that is 2020 has prompted awards programs to add special categories so newsrooms can highlight the work they did in an extraordinary year.
The Society of Professional Journalists is adding new categories on COVID-19, inequalities in society, and video game coverage. Read about that here
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Poynter is writing this week about how the general election “has all the ingredients to become a river of disinformation
“The press needs to publish work capable of putting these conspiracy theories to test. Journalists must also produce explainers, detailing how the electoral process works and how the... - MORE -
Ever since the advent of digital advertising, there’s been a focus on making the ads more efficient through targeting. The hope, of course, was to make them more valuable.
Well, a Dutch broadcaster recently decided to conduct an experiment in which it did away with all targeted ads. Conventional wisdom... - MORE -
RTDNA is hosting the following FREE webinar giving Black newsrooms leaders talk about their experiences in broadcast journalism. Don’t miss this!
We often say that journalism “gives voice to the voiceless,” when what it really does – or can do – is remind us to listen to voices we’ve ignored.
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