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Some news organizations have hundreds of obituaries ready to publish

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo speaks at a news conference on the arrest of Clark County Public Administrator Robert "Rob" Telles, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Las Vegas Review-Journal demands police not search slain reporter’s devices

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How to read a hurricane cone graphic

Pages from the affidavit by the FBI in support of obtaining a search warrant for former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate are photographed Friday, Aug. 26, 2022. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

Can Donald Trump declassify documents with just a thought? Three legal precedents say no.

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Films and investigations to use as classroom examples top our list of resources for journalism educators this week

Thousands of Tunisians rallied on Sunday against a presidential power grab in the only democracy to have emerged from the Arab Spring uprisings a decade ago. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)

Tunisia’s ‘disinfo’ decree threatens to lock up rule violators

Nobel Peace Prize awarded journalist Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief of the influential Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, speaks to the media after hearing in the Basmanny District Court in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Sept. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Local media provide sizable solutions to global crises

A burned out car sits on the side of the road in Philadelphia, Thursday, July 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The connection between abandoned cars and crime

Oliver Lester, of Montgomery, wears a hat with President President Donald Trump's campaign slogan as he watches results come in for Gov. Kay Ivey at a watch party, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

What is a MAGA Republican?

A note from Britain's King Charles III is seen with flowers on the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard, on the State Gun Carriage of the Royal Navy in London, Monday Sept. 19, 2022. (Daniel Leal/Pool Photo via AP)

What do readers find most interesting? Things they can see, touch or smell.

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The changes continue at CNN, once again involving its media coverage

A runner passes the office of the California Employment Development Department in Sacramento, Calif., on Dec. 18, 2020. About $1.1 billion in unused unemployment benefits returned to California on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, money state officials said was most likely attempted fraud during the pandemic.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Another COVID-19 fraud scheme is uncovered almost every day

A accountability sign is shown hanging during a tour of Utah County's elections equipment and review processes for administering secure elections Tuesday, April 19, 2022, in Provo, Utah. In Utah and other Republican-led states, unsubstantiated election fraud claims have upended support for vote by-mail, a practice that not long ago was overwhelmingly popular among Republicans. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

How could voting be affected in the US if election deniers win?

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Gannett positions for the future by cutting today

Boxes of ballots sit in the Maricopa County Recorder and Elections Department offices after Arizona's primary election Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Here’s how 2 local reporters in battleground states are tackling the midterms

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Meet the 2022 Leadership Academy for Diversity in Media cohort

Then-President Donald Trump, right, talking at a Fox News Town Hall with Bret Baier, middle, and Martha MacCallum, left, in March of 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

A new book about Trump calls out a Fox News anchor

As the Federal Reserve announces a rate change, traders work and watch at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, July 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

How high will interest rates rise?

George Soros, left, chairman of Soros Fund Management and founder of The Open Society Institute, speaks with Volodymyr Groysman, then the Ukrainian parliament speaker, in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Anastasiia Sirotkina, Pool)

What George Soros said about Ukraine in a 2014 CNN interview

Adnan Syed, center, leaves the Elijah E. Cummings Courthouse in Baltimore on Monday. A judge has ordered the release of Syed after overturning his conviction for a 1999 murder that was chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial.” (AP Photo/Brian Witte)

Did a podcast help vacate a murder conviction?

Signage is seen at CNN center, Thursday, April 21, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

CNN ‘hewing toward the center’ is not necessarily good for our democracy

Security fencing shown around the Capitol in Washington, Sept. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Political extremism in the public square: A resource for journalists and voters

Casey Russell, an air and marine interdiction agent with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, patrols above the 30-foot high wall along the border with Mexico, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, in Sasabe, Ariz. This stretch is one of the deadliest along the international border. Border Patrol agents performed 3,000 rescues in the sector in the past 12 months. (AP Photo/Matt York)

More than 2 million encounters at the southern border, a record

Wind turbines work in Livermore, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)

Green energy policies didn’t cause record prices at gas pumps

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Reduce social media stress with these 9 tips

Former President Donald Trump speaking at a rally in Ohio on Saturday. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

Strong words and some warnings as we approach the midterms

A sign on the back of deliveryman Daniel DiDonato’s heating oil truck indicates a price of $2.81 a gallon, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, in Lewiston, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Why your utility bills are rising so fast

This is an aerial view of President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, Aug. 10, 2022, in Palm Beach, Fla. The National Archives and Records Administration recovered 100 documents bearing classified markings, totaling more than 700 pages, from a initial batch of 15 boxes retrieved from Mar-a-Lago earlier this year. That's according to newly public correspondence with the Trump legal team. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

No, Trump’s lawyers did not quit in the Mar-a-Lago case


Across the country, student journalists are under fire just for doing their jobs

Vancouver, CANADA - Sep 5 2022 : An blog post about Edit Tweet feature from Twitter’s official blog. Twitter announced that “Edit Tweets” option is being tested

How Twitter’s edit button could fuel the misinformation machine

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Another big shakeup at CNN

A detail of a portrait of William Shakespeare is seen in central London, Monday March 9, 2009.  (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

The passing of the queen recalls an important writing strategy

In this June 30, 2019, file photo parade-goers carrying rainbow flags walk down a street during the LBGTQ Pride march in New York, to celebrate five decades of LGBTQ pride, marking the 50th anniversary of the police raid that sparked the modern-day gay rights movement. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

The Senate delayed a vote on same-sex marriage until after the midterm elections

This photo, provided by Office of the Governor of New York, shows Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Boriken Neighborhood Health Center, in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. (Don Pollard/Office of the Governor of New York via AP)

Why the recent COVID-19 boosters were authorized before human trials were completed

Retiring Star Tribune publisher Mike Klingensmith on Jan. 7, 2013. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune)

After 13 years at the helm of The Star Tribune, publisher Mike Klingensmith is retiring

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Happy 40th birthday, USA Today


AFP debuts Spanish-language tip line in the US

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Meet the recipients of the Spread the Facts Grant Program

Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre in 2018. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Noted author: ‘Don’t buy my book’

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Traffic to local news websites has plummeted. What happens now?

A locomotive driver, is seen as a locomotive engine arrives at the Selkirk rail yard Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, in Selkirk, N.Y.  (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

On the eve of a national railroad strike

A bin of "I Voted Today" stickers rests on a table at a polling place, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, in Stratham, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

The party that controls the White House usually loses in midterm elections. Here’s what could make 2022 different.


We need to teach student journalists about on-the-job harassment

A Seattle Seahawks fan cheers at Lumen Field during the second half of Monday night's Seahawks-Denver Broncos game. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

The king of TV? Football. Same as always.

Statistics are displayed on a screen at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022. The stock market fell the most since June 2020, with the Dow loosing more than 1,250 points. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

Inflation guts Wall Street optimism; worse could be ahead if railroad workers strike Friday

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II visits the set of the long running television series Coronation Street, in Manchester, England, Thursday July 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

5 outlandish claims we’ve fact-checked about Queen Elizabeth II

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The Athletic adds ads; readers are not pleased

Former President Donald Trump drives a cart at Trump National Golf Club on Monday in Sterling, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

A revelation in Maggie Haberman’s new book stirs debate about reporters withholding information

Graffiti-covered Canadian National Railway coil steel cars rest in the Jackson, Miss., terminal rail yard, Wednesday, April 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

The US moves one day closer to a national railroad strike as Friday’s deadline looms