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Need to Know: September 28, 2023

What the public wants from news around the world, Russia is targeting journalists, and the future of FOIA requests

Need to Know: September 27, 2023

Most Black Americans take issue with how Black people are covered, a Gen Z newspaper influencer, and ChatGPT speaks

Need to Know: September 26, 2023

BIPOC newsrooms eye philanthropic funding, a pivot to audio, and editorial AI roles

Need to Know: September 22, 2023

Weekly roundup — API funds 17 civic discourse projects, the Musk-fueled online attack of a reporter, and community-centered journalism principles

Need to Know: September 21, 2023

API names Civic Discourse and Community Voices Fund recipients, NPR’s new fundraising pop-up, and engaging with Latino audiences

Need to Know: September 20, 2023

Advance Local’s regional playbook, correcting a 60-year-old mistake, and winning trust in climate coverage

Need to Know: September 19, 2023

Atlanta’s big ambitions, Maine’s media battlefield, and playing fair with freelancers

Need to Know: How to get staff buy-in for tracking sources

Let’s walk through some of the frequent roadblocks newsrooms encounter while tracking sources and how to build momentum when it seems like participation is lagging.

Need to Know: September 15, 2023

Weekly roundup — Gannett’s controversial new job postings, four strategies for audience listening, and the deadline is near for our mental health summit

Need to Know: September 14, 2023

Gannett’s new job listings raise eyebrows, news habits of rural Oklahomans, and lessons from community listening experiments