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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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The entry period for the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications $25,000 Collier Prize for State Government Accountability is now open.
Three ICFJ Knight International Award winners provided insight on the critical role collaboration played in this project, and the importance of discretion during an investigation of this magnitude and sensitivity. They also provided tips for how to figure out your work-life balance when involved on a large-scale reporting project, and how questioning everything pushes your investigation forward.
Hint: It may influence your vote in next year’s midterms.
"The Freedom of Information Act is broken," said one First Amendment attorney.
The New York Times is now accepting applications for its 2022–23 fellowship class. The deadline to apply is Dec. 1.
“Myanmar’s release of at least 15 journalists while leaving over 20 others to languish behind bars is a cynical attempt to alleviate rising international pressure against its repression,” said Shawn Crispin, CPJ’s senior Southeast Asia representative.
Facebook’s demographic is the oldest of social networks while TikTok, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube offer great opportunities for news brands to reach younger users.
Documents collected by whistleblower Frances Haugen could give the company "a lot to regret" in its fights to prove it's not a monopoly.
This month The Bee launched a new effort aimed at improving its opinions: the first-ever opinion advisory board.
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The Metro desk at The New York Times is adding three reporters.
Sui-Lee Wee has been a central player in some of The New York Times' most ambitious China coverage and was the first to write about COVID-19 for The Times. Now, she takes on a new role as Southeast Asia bureau chief.
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