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The Dart Center Style Guide for Trauma-Informed Journalism is intended to be "an educational tool for all journalists to increase their knowledge and interest in this topic as well as improving their skills and boosting their professional integrity,” says Executive Director Bruce Shapiro.
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Judi Terzotis announced as E&P’s 2021 'Publisher of the Year'

Judi Terzotis, president and publisher of The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana), NOLA.com and The Advocate in Baton Rouge, was announced today as "E&P's 2021 Publisher of the Year," at the America's Newspapers Senior Leadership Conference in Colorado Springs. The announcement was made by E&P’s Associate Publisher, Robin Blinder, where the audience was treated to a video, showing how E&P notified and surprised Judi, via ZOOM.

Censorship by PIO

Ask any journalist what makes their blood pressure go up on deadline. It is being routed to a public affairs office without getting the interview, missing a deadline, or just getting a pre-screened department-organized message. Lately, the public — and even local reporters who have not covered a Washington, D.C. beat — are unaware of how restricted access has become at the federal level.

Trust in news

America is often described as a country constantly reinventing itself. If this is correct, then loud and often violent discourse is the forge of that reinvention. Journalists of all stripes and persuasions report on the issues feeding the forge's fire but do so according to a set of journalistic core values.

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NewsMatch 2021 will support newsrooms delivering vital pandemic information, investigating abuses of power and strengthening communities across America.
Diversity doesn’t look the same from community to community. Op-eds can help, because they can be powerful expressions of thought leadership that amplify fresh voices and reach new audiences, according to a panel of op-ed newsroom leaders.  
Animation adds new opportunities for engaging different audiences, and that could help your bottom line.
Data works best when it helps journalists grow, not when it acts as a leaderboard in your newsroom.
You don’t have to be a programmer or data analyst to utilize digital tools and techniques to enhance your coverage.
Editing is a collaboration between editor and reporter that depends on good communication.
CatchLight’s California statewide desk will fund five to 10 Visual Journalism Fellows, a visual editor, and CatchLight’s editorial and engagement director for the next three years. An open call for submissions will begin in December 2021, with journalists selected in early 2022.
Internal Facebook documents suggest a disconnect between what the company has said publicly about its overall response to COVID-19 misinformation and some of its employees' findings concerning the issue.
Northwestern University has launched the Medill Subscriber Engagement Index, a tool that allows local news organizations to see what content encourages subscribers to stick around and lets publishers benchmark their performance against outlets in comparable markets.
Newspeople
Gabe Hiatt will be returning to The Washington Post as deputy editor of By The Way. His first day will be Nov. 1.
Kimi Yoshino, managing editor of the Los Angeles Times, is leaving the newspaper to become editor in chief of the Baltimore Banner.
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