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Misinformation Midterms? Understanding the Anatomy of Online Smears and Conspiracies

Will false information sway the 2018 midterms? Learn how misinformation campaigns and hoaxes are created and spread across social platforms from Storyful journalists in this...

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J-School Supplemental: Product Management

  • Cindy Royal
  • Becca Aaronson

Regardless of where you went to school and when, we all have gaps in our formal education. In a fast-changing digital media world, those blind spots can be real disservice. This...

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Closed Networks are Revolutionary for Oppressed People and Reporters Covering Them

  • Thalia Beaty
  • Kevin Nguyen
  • Layla Mashkoor
  • Moderated by Rachel Glickhouse

Where social media is banned or monitored, closed networks and encrypted messengers like Telegram and WhatsApp allow activists and the journalists who cover them an avenue for...

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Is My Zig-Zag Showing? Making the Most of Non-Linear Career Paths

  • Sara Catania
  • Tracie Powell
  • Kim Bui

Between constant and destabilizing industry shifts and a decidedly idiosyncratic workforce, journalism is full of “zig-zagging” professionals who have, intentionally or...

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Subscriptions, Metrics and the Newsroom: How Journalists are Getting Involved

  • Amanda Wilkins
  • Mark Francescutti
  • Pedro Burgos
  • Moderated by Gwen Vargo

As local and regional publishers transition to paywalls, introducing conversion data metrics into decisions made throughout those organizations, and understanding what those...

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Let’s Talk About What Works With Local

  • JJ Hensley
  • Steven Waldman
  • Amy Adams Harding
  • Lance Knobel
  • Moderated by Chrissy Towle

In a set of lightning sessions with journalists, researchers, publishers and technologists from across North America, you’ll hear first hand about what key leaders are thinking...

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Blockchain to Power Journalism

  • David Turner
  • Vivian Schiller
  • Moderated by David Cohn

Beyond the hairpin twists of crypto fortunes, blockchain is the foundational technology of an emerging culture ecosystem. In this singular moment, media producers have the...

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How to Please Every Platform and Make Video Distribution Work

  • Ashley Codianni
  • Andrew Springer
  • Nadine Ajaka

Balancing servicing your own platform against the massive global audiences promised by Facebook Watch, Snapchat, Apple News, YouTube, Twitter, et. al., is the fundamental...

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Journalism’s Poverty Problem

  • Emily Goligoski
  • Sarah Alvarez
  • Jay Hamilton
  • Moderated by Heather Bryant

Income inequality is surging, journalists can’t afford to do their work and the industry is desperate for paying customers. Yet these three strands of poverty in journalism are...