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Most Kenyans have seen fake news, according to a new report

Almost nine out of ten Kenyan voters believe they have seen fake news about the upcoming election, according to a new report. The survey — conducted by Portland, a consultant, in partnership with GeoPoll, a mobile polling company — polled a nationally representative sample of 2,000 Kenyans by text message. Eighty seven percent of respondents claimed they saw "information … Read More
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Editors, don’t waste time reminiscing on the glory days

This is part of a series of Q and As with leaders at news organizations. I asked leaders to think about the challenges they face in their news organizations and to share guidance and advice. Whether your news organization is small or large, a start-up or more than 100 years … Read More
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Our love/hate relationship with the copy desk

The decision of Dean Baquet and other leaders at The New York Times to ditch and switch some copy editors has caused a donnybrook. The copy editors are angry and worried; so is their union; so are other editorial workers at the Times, who fear the erosion of standards with fewer green eyeshades on the job; … Read More
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Quartz is using vertical video to make its long-form journalism mobile-first

Vertical video and native ads with artificial intelligence would have sounded like science fiction only five years ago. Today, they're both part of Quartz's latest project. On Tuesday, the digital business news site launched an ambitious new project in its Machines with Brains "obsession," a content vertical focusing on the development and application of AI. While very much in keeping with Quartz's brand, the package … Read More
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With its new, speedier article page, Reuters wants to reimagine how news sites are designed

Despite his last name, Isaac Showman isn't a fan of big, dramatic website unveilings. That's why, if you visit Reuters.com this morning, you might not notice anything out of the ordinary — until you visit an article page. For the last few months, the international newswire has quietly been working on a major overhaul of its story-level pages that go … Read More
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New York Times copy desk to top editors: 'You have turned your backs on us'

New York Times copy editors facing staff cuts or new jobs in a re-imagined editing system sent a letter to the newspaper's two top editors Wednesday protesting the oncoming changes. The letter, to Executive Editor Dean Baquet and Managing Editor Joe Kahn, comes after a committee at The Times interviewed editors for reconstituted jobs at the paper. "Dear Dean … Read More
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Local Edition: Do the best ideas come from inside the newsroom?

This piece originally appeared in Local Edition, our newsletter following the digital transformation of local news. Want to be part of the conversation? You can sign up here. KPCC wanted to discover stories that weren’t getting told in the media. So the Southern California public radio station reached out with a simple request: tell us your story. Read More
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7 graduation speeches that will renew your faith in journalism

As a recent college graduate, I can attest that it’s been a busy — albeit exciting — couple of months. And some journalists and media executives have been getting in on the action. Several prominent national journalists, editors and media executives, including Marty Baron of The Washington Post and Nikole Hannah-Jones of The New York Times Magazine, have addressed the … Read More
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5 ways to make your journalism job descriptions better

As journalists, we tell stories, weaving layers of detail into narratives that engage the public and help them make sense of their larger world. And yet, our melodic ledes and carefully woven bits of prose rarely translate to the way we craft our job descriptions. I’ve read a lot of journalism job descriptions that start off with a dry description … Read More
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What's America really watching in the morning? Local news.

It was wall-to-wall Manchester concert terror and White House intrigue early this week as cable news was understandably fixated on tragedy overseas and political disarray back home. Pundits and politicians were recycled like empty cereal boxes and the themes were clear — the possibility of ideologically driven mass murder and a White House in crisis. But a larger daily reality is that … Read More
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Why The New York Times isn't diving headfirst into international editions

When it comes to international news, The New York Times doesn't want to be BuzzFeed, HuffPost or The Guardian. It wants to be, well, The New York Times. Whereas other publishers are looking to lure massive new audiences with editions published in various languages, The New York Times is being deliberately conservative with its foreign-language offerings. It has Spanish- and … Read More
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