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Views of the News Preview: Should journalists get off Twitter?

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KBIA / Reynolds Journalism Institute
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Is it time for journalists to get off Twitter? One of the nation’s leading newspapers has made a presence on the social platform optional. We’ll talk about why, and what effects this could have on the quality of reporting and the safety of reporters.

Joshua Benton, Nieman Lab: “The New York Times would really like its reporters to stop scrolling and get off Twitter (at least once in a while)

Dominick Mastrangelo, The Hill: “New York Times updates Twitter policy for reporters

Choire Sicha, New York Magazine: “Journalism’s Twitter problem is the journalists

Warner Bros. Discovery merger complete
Brent Lang & Jennifer Maas, Variety: “What David Zaslav has planned for first week leading Warner Bros. Discovery

Brian Stelter, CNN: “Discovery takes control of HBO, CNN, and Warner Bros., creating new media giant

Lucas Shaw, Bloomberg: “The phone company didn’t destroy HBO. Will the cable guy?

Brooks Barnes, New York Times: “New era begins at Warner Bros., tinged with nostalgia

Kimberly Nordyke, The Hollywood Reporter: “John Oliver gives former parent company AT&T two-middle-finger sendoff

Sara Fischer & Tim Baysinger, Axios: “A new era for entertainment

Alex Sherman, CNBC: “CNN+ struggles to lure viewers in its early days, drawing fewer than 10,000 daily users

Black News Channel bankruptcy

Juwan Holmes, Mediaite: “What happened at the Black News Channel? How toxic content, lawsuits, and low ratings led to a promising network’s collapse

Robbie R. Morganfield, Diverse Issues in Higher Education: “The Black News Channel died suddenly: We should be ashamed

Joe Ripley, WXIA-TV: “’I could tell there was something going on’ | Workers go unpaid after Black News Channel files for bankruptcy

Carron J. Phillips, Deadspin: “Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan letting Black News Channel shut down was peak Shad Kahn behavior

USA Today’s free graphic novel
Sarah Scire, Nieman Lab: “Alongside a subscriber-only investigation on eviction, USA Today publishes a free graphic novel

Romina Ruiz-Goiriena & Ariana Torrey, USA Today: “An eviction crisis for Black women

The next generation of new journalists
Jon Marcus, AARP: “Older adults are stepping up to help cover local news

AMY SIMONS teaches news literacy, multimedia journalism and advanced social media strategies.