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Stephen Linder, who works in the newsprint department of The Denver Post, holds a banner during a rally against the paper's ownership group, hedge fund Alden Global Capital,  outside the paper's office and printing plant in north Denver in 2018. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

What you need to know about hedge funds — and their affinity for newspaper organizations

The leadership team of The 19th* from left to right: Amanda Zamora (co-founder and publisher), Errin Haines (editor-at-large), Andrea Valdez (editor-in-chief), Emily Ramshaw (co-founder and CEO) and Johanna Derlega (chief revenue officer). (Courtesy: The 19th*)

Meet The 19th*, a new gender and politics news organization by women and for women

President Donald Trump. File Photo (zz/KGC-375/STAR MAX/I)

Will Trump’s warning about election fraud backfire?

College Journalism Covid-19 Coverage U.S. Map

How college journalists have covered COVID-19

Signs remind students to social distance at the entrance to the cafeteria line, during a media tour of the Norris Middle School in Omaha, Nebraska, to show how school authorities are preparing for the return of students to school in the time of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

What are the chances of getting infected with COVID-19 at a school?

Staff members of the Duke Chronicle on a Zoom call. (Courtesy: Jake Satisky)

Schools shut down campuses, but that didn’t stop student media in 50 states from covering COVID-19

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the White House on Thursday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Should President Donald Trump’s tweet about delaying the election be taken seriously?

During a July 27, 2020, press conference, members of a group called America’s Frontline Doctors floated several unproven conspiracy theories about the coronavirus pandemic. (Screenshot, Facebook)

Don’t fall for that video. Hydroxychloroquine is not a COVID-19 cure.


Tribune Publishing seems to be defending against a takeover. The question is, against who?

Dr. Ala Stanford administers a COVID-19 swab test on Wade Jeffries in the parking lot of Pinn Memorial Baptist Church in Philadelphia. In Pennsylvania, efforts are underway to enlist churches to help test for the virus and remind residents how to reduce the risk of becoming infected. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

5 ideas for covering the coronavirus’ impact on people of color and the poor

A man reads a book as he waits to talk with a representative from the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission about an unemployment claim. Workers over age 50 suffer more in recessions. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

The coronavirus recession is really bad news for boomers

Photo illustration (Ren LaForme, Shutterstock)

A growing group of journalists has cut back on Twitter, or abandoned it entirely

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This is how you can take oxygen away from those false videos about COVID-19

Only 3% of respondents said they get their political news primarily from print, but print news consumers are significantly more knowledgable than social media users, a Pew study found. People who consume news on news websites or apps reported the highest political knowledge. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

People who use social media for news are less knowledgeable than other news consumers, study says

During a July 27, 2020, press conference, members of a group called America’s Frontline Doctors floated several unproven conspiracy theories about the coronavirus pandemic. (Screenshot from Facebook)

Debunked hydroxychloroquine video demonstrates the danger of domestic disinformation

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Evan Vucci, Jeff Chiu, Jens Meyer)

Want answers from the big tech companies? Get someone to ask the right questions.

Photo by mpi34/MediaPunch /IPX

Doctors’ cries of censorship become part of their message

Rep. Danny Davis, D-Ill., wears a mask that reads "Heroes Act Now" as he appears at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, July 24, on the extension of federal unemployment benefits. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

The $600 federal unemployment checks end tomorrow. 30 million will be affected.

Kristin Roberts, McClatchy's vice president of news. (Courtesy of McClatchy)

McClatchy journalists absolutely can show support for Black lives

ABC “World News Tonight” anchor David Muir. (Courtesy: ABC News)

Let’s not dismiss the fact that this is the most-watched show in all of television

(Courtesy: Hromadske Radio)

How a Ukrainian radio station put women first in its coronavirus coverage


Four strategies for covering science at your student publication

People with posters rejecting racism and Islamophobia protest in front of the U.S. Consulate in Toronto, Canada, to denounce U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration policies on February 4, 2017. (Arindam Banerjee/Shutterstock)

Quiet and polite manifestations of racism run deep in Canadian institutions, including journalism schools

Poynter-Koch Media Fellows

Meet the 2020-21 Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellows

Boxes of remdesivir, a medication used to treat the coronavirus, are seen as a lab technician works at the Eva Pharma facility in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, July 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

Hospitals are pleading for more remdesivir

A worker sprays the dugout rail to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus before a Miami Marlins practice earlier this month. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Professional sports look precarious. That’s no good for anyone, including sports media.

Open this when we're confronting a pandemic and you've lost faith in humanity. (Sara O'Brien)

Reminders if you’re feeling overwhelmed or like a fraud

President Donald Trump speaks to the media on the White House lawn on Monday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Conservative media helped Donald Trump get elected in 2016. Might they help him lose the election in 2020?

A student receives her school laptop for home study at the Lower East Side Preparatory School as COVID-19 restrictions shuttered classrooms throughout the city in March. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

What happened to all of the computers that schools handed out?

A Block Club Chicago reporter (Credit: Alex Garcia/Block Club Chicago)

Are digital startups the great local news hope or a disappointment?

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci. (Al Drago/Pool via AP)

Outrageous claims about Dr. Fauci should never see the light of day on Sinclair Broadcast

Will Boyd kneels at the grave of a family member who died after contracting the coronavirus, Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Montgomery, Alabama. He says his family has lost multiple family members to COVID-19. (AP Photo/Kim Chandler)

With so much suffering, how do writers find their human focus?

A protest in Alexandria, Virginia on June 27, 2020 (Courtesy: Bridgette Adu-Wadier)

What journalists — who also happen to be high school students — have to say about back-to-school plans

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, July 20, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Will there be another stimulus check? Will federal unemployment benefits be extended?


Here’s a resource roundup to help you finalize that fall 2020 journalism syllabus

Courtesy McClatchy

Alden Global Capital would have cut 1,000 jobs if it had succeeded in buying McClatchy, the company says

Protesters lead a "hands up, don't shoot" chant Sunday, May 31, in downtown Seattle. The day before, a man set fire to police vehicles and retrieved firearms from them. Police have subpoenaed journalists in search of evidence related to that incident. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

A Seattle judge ruled 5 news outlets, including The Seattle Times, must give photos and video of protests to police

A woman drops her mail-in ballot into a drop box in Newark, New Jersey, on July 7.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Election Day is in 14 weeks. Here’s what the experts know about mail-in ballots.

(Courtesy: Are We Europe)

How media collective Are We Europe launched a membership program while in lockdown


12 back-to-school writing tips to practice while you social distance

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

Hey Twitter, want to start a subscription model? Here’s who to start charging first.

A reporter wearing a mask sits alone as he works outside the Louisiana state senate chamber in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

COVID-19 is harming journalists’ mental health, a new study found


As journalism jobs decrease, the future of the discipline might depend on general education

The author  introducing a panel she was moderating at News Xchange on the subject of gendered online harassment. 
(@photosantucci,  ©️STEFANO SANTUCCI)

My mental health journey: How PTSD gave me the strength to share my story 

In this May 28, 2020, photo, Dave Turnier processes mail-in ballots at at the Chester County Voter Services office in West Chester, Pennsylvania, prior to the state's primary election. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Be patient on election night 2020. Counting the returns will take time.


Seven-figure pay packages kept rolling in for newspaper CEOs in 2019, even as industry declines accelerated

Protesters rally in Los Angeles on May 30, to protest police brutality in the wake of the killing of George Floyd. (Chad Mahadevan)

How much did protests contribute to Los Angeles’ COVID-19 surge?

Tucker Carlson. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

The New York Times hasn’t published Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s address

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Following his interview with President Trump, Chris Wallace is ready for his next big sit down