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A protestor takes a picture of a demonstration from the roof of the Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Minneapolis. Protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody Monday, broke out in Minneapolis for a third straight night. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

23 guidelines for journalists to safely cover protests this weekend

The control room during the first episode of "Meet the Press: College Roundtable." (Courtesy NBC News)

‘Meet the Press’ goes to college

A protester carries the carries the U.S. flag upside, a sign of distress, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Minneapolis. Violent protests over the death of George Floyd, the black man who died in police custody broke out in Minneapolis for a third straight night. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

CNN reporter Omar Jimenez and a crew were arrested and released on live TV in Minneapolis

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What I learned doing ethics with Billboard Magazine and The Hollywood Reporter

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2014 file photo, protesters march in the street as lightning flashes in the distance in Ferguson, Mo. When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a young black man nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact with the public. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Covering a protest? Know your rights

In this Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, a nurse prepares a flu shot at the Salvation Army in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Post falsely claims that nobody has died from the flu this year

Image via Forum Communications’ “A State of Crisis: 19 Hours in Minnesota.”

How 18 newsrooms captured one pandemic day in Minnesota

Protesters gather in front of the burning Minneapolis police 3rd Precinct building Thursday. Protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody, broke out in the city for a third straight night. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

A night of unrest in Minneapolis

President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order aimed at curbing protections for social media giants, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

What journalists should know about Communications Decency Act Section 230

Neal Browning receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for the COVID-19 coronavirus, Monday, March 16, 2020, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. Browning is the second patient to receive the shot in the study. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Coronavirus is more dangerous than the flu

Screengrabs from prominent government advertisements

A Mad Men approach to saving local news

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been a strong supporter of voting by mail. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Post wrongly claims Nancy Pelosi opposes remote voting by House members amid COVID-19 concerns

Illustration (The New York Times/Shutterstock/Ren LaForme)

If reading a newspaper is a ritual, Sunday’s New York Times front page was a journalistic ritual of mourning

Inside the newsroom (EJC)

Two months, a voluntary 30% price increase and 18,000 new paying readers: What did after COVID-19 struck 

A pedestrian walks past graffiti that reads "Rent Strike" Wednesday, April 1, in Seattle. Some tenants in the U.S. are vowing to go on a rent strike until the new coronavirus pandemic subsides, and some cities have temporarily banned evictions, though those bans are ending soon. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

An ‘avalanche of evictions’ is on the way as coronavirus-related protections expire

Headlines from news websites that use the term "unarmed black man." (Ren LaForme)

‘Unarmed Black Man’ doesn’t mean what you think it means


Public records can help you dig into the coronavirus crisis

A Facebook post claims that the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act benefits thousands of millionaires. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)

The CARES Act has a tax break that benefits 43,000 millionaires

Image via Shutterstock

AP Stylebook: Now with digital security tips for journalists

The Edmond (Oklahoma) Sun, July 25, 1889. (

The coronavirus has closed more than 30 local newsrooms across America. And counting.

Students at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Media Center. (Courtesy Annenberg Media/Alan Mittelstaedt)

Poynter announces the 10 student media publications selected for its 2020-21 College Media Project

The author, a third-generation journalist and recent print subscriber to The Wall Street Journal (Katy Byron)

How the pandemic made me rediscover my love of print newspapers


In the coronavirus pandemic, empathy is imperative — and exhausting — in newsrooms

A family member of an employee holds a sign outside an Amazon fulfillment center in Michigan, April 1. Employees and family members are protesting in response to what they say is the company's failure to protect the health of its employees amid the new coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

TV stations ran an Amazon press release as a news story just in time for the company’s shareholder meeting

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks during a press briefing at the White House on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Arrogant, inexperienced and ineffective: White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is overmatched in her new job


How to fact-check coronavirus misinformation on social media

Ty Fenton, 11, pauses as he eats lunch during martial arts daycare summer camp at Legendary Blackbelt Academy in Richardson, Texas, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. As daycare and youth camps re-open in Texas, operators are following appropriate safety measure to insure kids stay safe from COVID-19. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

A state representative falsely claimed children don’t get COVID-19

A worker wearing a mask holds a poster that was dropped off along with some Girl Scout cookies at the Life Care Center in Kirkland, Wash., Thursday, April 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Medicare buy-in may become more popular, even essential


The thrombosis myth that won’t die…

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Two FCC commissioners argue the $48 million fine for Sinclair is not enough

In this Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, a nurse prepares a flu shot at the Salvation Army in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Flu shots aren’t causing false positive COVID-19 tests

Thái Thanh was a world famous Vietnamese pop diva who died in California. A reporter at the Los Angeles Times reported on the memorial service by watching it on Facebook Live and traveling to Little Saigon in Orange County. (Screenshot, Facebook Live)

When a diva died, this Los Angeles Times reporter captured a story of grief and community in a pandemic

(Screenshot, "Some Good News")

What video makers can learn from John Krasinski’s ‘Some Good News’

The staff Czech Republic-based Reporter Magazin (European Journalism Centre)

‘We have our readers behind us’ — how Reporter Magazin created a premium tier to turn casual readers into paying subscribers 

This April 16, 2020 photo shows a real estate company sign that marks a home for sale in Harmony, Pa. U.S. home sales showed signs of collapsing in March, as the number of contract signs plunged sharply because of the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

The newest housing data contains many COVID-19 related stories for journalists to report on

(Illustration/Ren LaForme)

The Post and Courier of Charleston is going the length of the state to start a local digital news site in Greenville

Times-Picayune | staff (Photo by David Grunfeld)

One year ago, the staff of the Times-Picayune got laid off. Here’s where they are now.