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URL Media is a New Network for Black and Brown Media Outlets

Following the racial justice uprisings last year, S. Mitra Kalita, the former head of digital programming for CNN and a 2021 Nieman Visiting Fellow, and Sara Lomax-Reese, the president and CEO of WURD Radio, knew they wanted to collaborate on a project to meet the historic moment. From there, URL Media was born as “a decentralized, multi-platform network of high-performing Black and Brown media organizations.”
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The State of Health Journalism

March 11, 2021 was the one-year anniversary of when the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic and the entire world came to a standstill. It was also the date of President Joe Biden’s first prime-time address, where he announced that all adult Americans would be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning on May 1 (the date was later moved up to April 19).

Las Vegas Review-Journal Introduces a Weekday Video News Program

Although the Las Vegas Review-Journal has been in the videomaking business since launching its studio in 2017, the publication recently expanded into a new format: a weekday, multiplatform video news program called 7@7, a seven-minute broadcast that airs at 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Wave of New Newspapers Sue Google and Facebook

Publishers of 125 newspapers in 11 states filed or announced lawsuits against Google and Facebook claiming the tech giants have unlawfully monopolized the digital advertising market and engaged in an illegal secretive deal, nicknamed “Jedi Blue,” to thwart competition.

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Blakeley Named to ING Board of Directors

ING’s President, Mark Hall, of Post Media Group, announced today the addition of a new Board member, Mr. Gary Blakeley, CEO of PAGE Cooperative.

INMA Elects Eleven Top Media Executives Elected to INMA Board of Directors

Members of the International News Media Association (INMA) elected 11 new executives to its governing Board of Directors during the non-profit organization’s annual business meeting on …

AP Appoints Tom Januszewski VP of Global Business Development

The Associated Press has appointed Tom Januszewski to head the news agency’s business development initiatives globally, a critical new revenue leadership role. Januszewski will be …

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