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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).
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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.

Fort Worth Report Set to Launch This Spring

Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Texas will soon have a new source for local news: a digital nonprofit news organization called the Fort Worth Report.  Publisher and CEO Chris Cobler told E&P the genesis of the Fort Worth Report started a few years ago when a coalition of civic leaders banded together after feeling there was a decline in the number of journalists and local journalism in the area.

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ESPN’s Kevin Merida Named L.A. Times Executive Editor

The Los Angeles Times has named veteran journalist Kevin Merida as its top editor and tasked him with transforming the storied 139-year-old newspaper into a digital powerhouse that thrives for …

Katerina Ang Joins The Washington Post as a Breaking-News Editor in Seoul

Announcement from Foreign Editor Douglas Jehl and Director of Global Live News Josh du Lac:We’re very pleased to announce that Katerina Ang will join The Post to become a breaking-news editor …

The Washington Post’s Kendra Nichols Named Seoul Hub Editor

Announcement from Foreign Editor Douglas Jehl and Director of Global Live News Josh du Lac:We’re thrilled to announce that Kendra Nichols will become Seoul hub editor, heading a team that will …

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