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Views Preview: Fed Up With News Outlets, Teens Create Their Own

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Teens, tired of how the news media covers stories that matter to them, take matters into their own hands. This week, a look at several teen-run news and information sources, and what they’re telling us about the Gen Z audience.

Rainesford Stauffer, Teen Vogue: “Why teens are creating their own news outlets

Jacob Granger, Journalism.co.uk: “What do millennials and Gen Z want from the news? Convenience and hard-hitting content

Rachel Janfaza, Teen Vogue: “Meet Zev Dickstein Shapiro, the 17-year-old creating ‘Turnout,’ a mobilization app for teen activists

Jessica Grose, New York Times: “When children use technology, let common sense prevail

A second week talking about bedbugs

Bret Stephens, New York Times: “World War II and the ingredients of slaughter

David Karpf, Esquire: “Bret Stephens compared me to a Nazi propagandist in the New York Times. It proved my point.

Daniel W. Drezner, Washington Post: “This is a critical column about Bret Stephens

Summer Concepcion, Talking Points Memo: “Bret Stephens keeps scratching his ‘bedbugs’ tweet debacle sore

Vivian Ho, The Guardian: “Bret Stephens criticized for bedbug reference in second world war column

Jack Mirkinson, Splinter News: “Bret Stephens compares man who called him a bedbug to Nazis in jaw-dropping column

Mary Papenfuss, Huffington Post: “Stunned Twitter critics sway Bret Stephens’ bedbug link to Nazis in NYT column

Quint Forgey, POLITICO: “’Tough guy!’: Trump mocks Bret Stephens over bedbug controversy

Jeet Heer, The Nation: “The Megyn Kelly syndrome strikes Bret Stephens

Playboy writer sues for WH access

Josh Gerstein, POLITICO: "Judge tells White House to reinstate reporter's pass"

Bianca Quilantan, POLITICO: “Reporter calls White House ‘unprofessional’ in cutting off his access

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “In the Brian Karem case, an argument for small government

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Time to clean up Twitter profiles?

Kenneth P. Vogel & Jeremy W. Peters: “Trump allies target journalists over coverage deemed hostile to White House

Ren LaForme, Poynter: “Here’s how to filter and delete your old Tweets – and why that’s an OK think to do

Mike Allen, Axios: “Scoop: Trump allies raise money to target reporters

Revising Captain America

George Gene Gustines, New York Times: “Marvel revises comic in which Captain America called U.S. ‘deeply flawed’

Art Spiegelman, The Guardian: “Art Spiegelman: Golden age of superheroes were shaped by the rise of fascism

Taimur Dar, The Beat: “Marvel pleads for readers to wait until the end of Secret Empire to pass judgement

Gig economy bill a blow to journalism?

Editorial Board, Sacramento Bee: “This bill could put local newspapers out of business. What you can do to help stop it

Thomas W. Newton & James W. Ewert, San Francisco Chronicle: “Legislation delivers serious threat to California newspapers

Margot Roosebelt, Liam Dillon & Johana Bhuiyan, Los Angeles Times: “A bill giving workplace protection to a million Californians moves one step closer to law

California Legislature Info: “AB-5 Worker Status: Employees and Independent Contractors

Funders threatened to bail on Facebook research study

Craig Silverman, BuzzFeed: “Exclusive: Funders have given Facebook a deadline to share data with researchers or they’re pulling out

Craig Silverman, BuzzFeed: “Facebook said it would give detailed data to academics. They’re still waiting.

Social Science Research Council: “Statement from Social Science Research Council president Alondra Nelson on Social Media and Democracy Research Grants Program

Why we made the move

Christina Leonard, Poynter: “Care about the future of journalism? Maybe you should teach it