Houston Chronicle, RJI partner to keep chemical company data site available for journalists

From Reynolds Journalism Institute A resource that helped The Houston Chronicle shed light on chemical disasters and facilities posing the greatest potential harm to the public, in the event of an emergency, got a new lease on life. After facing an uncertain future after its original owner — the Center for Effective Government — was shut down, the Right to […]

Upcoming Webinars at Newspaper Academy

newspaperacademy.com Diane Ciotta: Landing New Advertisers Wednesday, June 26 (50 minutes) Registration: Click here to register for Diane’s webinar June 26, 2019 • 2:00 p.m. Eastern / 1:00 Central GETTING NEW ADVERTISERS: Initiating New Business & Effective Opening Conversation Techniques: During this 50-minute session, Diane will share concepts and techniques for successfully driving incremental revenue. Among other items, she will […]

Why do some people avoid news? Because they don’t trust us — or because they don’t think we add value to their lives?

By Joshua Benton, NiemanLab The latest edition of the Digital News Report that came out last week included some data on news avoidance. In 2017, 29 percent of those surveyed worldwide said they “often or sometimes avoid the news,” including 38 percent in the United States and 24 percent in the U.K. By 2019, those numbers had increased to 32 […]