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  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
February 3, 2023 at 12:30 PM

AOC’s fiery speech, how to act and other media tidbits and links

Poynter Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s rejoinder to Republicans lit up C-SPAN on Thursday. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   OPINION   AOC’s fiery speech, how to act these days and other m…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
February 3, 2023 at 10:59 AM

54% of gun deaths are suicides

Poynter Plus, why ‘run, hide, fight’ may no longer be the best active shooting protocol, where they bury children who die from gun violence, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting A new study publi…
  International Fact-Checking Network · [email protected]
February 2, 2023 at 5:35 PM

Could ChatGPT supercharge false narratives?

Poynter Many warn of the tool's potential to be a misinformation superspreader, capable of instantly producing news articles, blogs and political speeches. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Could ChatGPT supercharge fal…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
February 2, 2023 at 12:30 PM

Tom Brady retires. Next stop? The broadcast booth.

Poynter Brady is expected to head to the booth as the highest-paid TV analyst in the history of the game … even though he has never announced before. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   OPINION   Tom Brady retir…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
February 2, 2023 at 10:59 AM

Are there too many classified documents?

Poynter Plus, the used car boom comes to an abrupt end, and is the filmed philanthropy of MrBeast just ‘performative altruism?’ Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting The FBI searched a second home owned by …
  Kristen Hare | Poynter · [email protected]
February 1, 2023 at 1:30 PM

Memory lane (with ashtrays)

Poynter Here are your first newsrooms  Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   St. Louis Post-Dispatch, around 1976. (Courtesy: Linda Lockhart) Someday, maybe, Gen Z journalists will write nostalgic stories about ne…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
February 1, 2023 at 12:30 PM

Trump’s latest lawsuit involves a journalism icon

Poynter The former president is suing Bob Woodward over ‘The Trump Tapes,’ an audiobook featuring 8 hours of conversations from 20 interviews. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   OPINION   Trump’s latest lawsuit …
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
February 1, 2023 at 11:00 AM

Natural gas prices drop. Will electric prices follow?

Poynter But gasoline and diesel prices are rising again and diesel users are still getting pounded by high prices. And more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting One of the biggest reasons electric bills r…
  Weekly Training Digest · [email protected]
January 31, 2023 at 6:00 PM

How to advocate for your professional development

Poynter Plus, meet Poynter’s new faculty member, heed self-care advice for covering graphic videos, and review resources for laid off journalists. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   This week we expand Poynter’…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
January 31, 2023 at 12:30 PM

Is CNN is ready for a full dive into comedy?

Poynter CEO Chris Licht seeks ‘fresh and unique perspectives’ but does not want to ‘hurt the brand and reputation that we’re working so hard to restore.’ Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   OPINION   Does airing …
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
January 31, 2023 at 10:59 AM

White House will let the pandemic public health emergency end

Poynter Plus, a Gallup poll says the No. 1 problem in America is the government, a record number of Americans signed up for Obamacare, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting The U.S. public health …
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
January 30, 2023 at 12:30 PM

Margaret Brennan and Chuck Todd show their skills

Poynter Brennan and Todd used facts to press Kevin McCarthy and Jim Jordan in separate interviews on Sunday. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   OPINION   Face the press! Sunday morning moderators Margaret Brenn…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
January 30, 2023 at 10:59 AM

Will the death of Tyre Nichols spark police reform?

Poynter Plus, almost eight in 10 Americans say there is a need for some police reforms, the WHO will decide if the pandemic is over today, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting An attorney for Tyr…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
January 27, 2023 at 12:30 PM

Fox News’ Benjamin Hall returns to TV

Poynter ‘I think that you learn a lot going through things like this, and I was surrounded by so many wonderful people — that’s why I’m here today.’ Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   OPINION   For today’s news…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
January 27, 2023 at 11:00 AM

The WHO votes today on whether to declare the pandemic over

Poynter Plus, The New York Times ends its Virus Briefing newsletter, COVID-era food benefits stop at end of February and millions will be affected, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting Memphis po…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
January 26, 2023 at 12:30 PM

Trump will be allowed back on Facebook

Poynter ‘We default to letting people speak, even when what they have to say is distasteful or factually wrong,’ a Meta president wrote. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   OPINION   Trump will be allowed back o…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
January 26, 2023 at 11:00 AM

Government collapse, kidnappings, cholera: Haiti is in chaos

Poynter Plus, how Americans misunderstand the best ways to cut electric bills, patience with the health care system is growing thin, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting The U.N. Security Council…
  Kristen Hare | Poynter · [email protected]
January 25, 2023 at 2:20 PM

What did your first newsroom look like?

Poynter Let’s time travel, shall we? Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Meeting room, McPherson News-Ledger, McPherson, Kan., 2022. (Courtesy: Jeremiah Ariaz) I didn’t know it when I started as a features repor…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
January 25, 2023 at 12:30 PM

Anticipated layoffs hit The Washington Post

Poynter The number of layoffs, 20, was smaller than expected. Hardest hit were Launcher, the video game and esports section; and KidsPost, a section for kids. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   OPINION   Antici…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
January 25, 2023 at 11:00 AM

The rent-to-income ratio is at a 20-year high

Poynter Plus, the cost of living is contributing to Japan’s population crisis, the doomsday clock moves closer to midnight, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting Home rental costs now average abov…
  Weekly Training Digest · [email protected]
January 24, 2023 at 3:04 PM

New assignment? Get up to speed, fast.

Poynter Beat Academy helps journalists and newsrooms cover the latest trends. Plus, leadership training and fellowships in this week's digest. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Many journalists, and particular…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
January 24, 2023 at 12:30 PM

Behind the LA Times’ decision to run a controversial photo

Poynter The front page of Monday’s Times featured a photo of a mass shooter dead in his van. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   OPINION   Behind the LA Times’ decision to run a controversial photo with its cove…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
January 24, 2023 at 11:00 AM

What to know about BlackCat, the new ransomware group

Poynter Plus, is the middle class really shrinking? What is the middle class and who qualifies? And more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting Two new ransomware attacks are hitting health care providers, …
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
January 23, 2023 at 12:30 PM

A Fox Sports 1 personality's inexcusable behavior

Poynter Shannon Sharpe nearly got in a physical altercation after arguing with a Memphis Grizzlies player while sitting in the front row of an NBA game in LA. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Fox Sports 1 persona…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
January 23, 2023 at 11:00 AM

Exxon's ‘breathtakingly accurate’ 50-year-old climate change predictions

Poynter Plus, why your tax refund may be smaller this year, the 4,600 comments about the FTC’s proposed ban on noncompete contracts, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting Exxon predicted decades a…
  Barbara Allen, Poynter · [email protected]
January 22, 2023 at 1:30 PM

Happy Birthday, Momma! Thanks for the early journalism lessons.

Poynter Everything I learned about journalism started at home. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Connecting the dots between my upbringing and my love of journalism Me and my mom, circa 1975. Here, I demon…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
January 20, 2023 at 12:30 PM

‘60 Minutes’ gets a new correspondent

Poynter It’s been home to some of the best reporters in the business: Wallace, Stahl, Bradley, Safer, Couric, Reasoner. Add Cecilia Vega’s name to the list. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   ‘60 Minutes’ gets a ne…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
January 20, 2023 at 11:00 AM

Johnson & Johnson ends its HIV vaccine trial

Poynter Plus, the USDA gets serious about organic food labeling, fake meat is in the news grinder, gun sales are down, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting Johnson & Johnson has ended a signi…
  International Fact-Checking Network · [email protected]
January 19, 2023 at 3:56 PM

Rappler has been cleared of tax evasion charges

Poynter ‘Facts win, truth wins, justice wins,’ said Maria Ressa, Rappler’s CEO Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Rappler has been cleared of tax evasion charges Filipino journalist Maria Ressa, one of the winne…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
January 19, 2023 at 12:30 PM

Donald Trump to Facebook: Accept my friend request?

Poynter Facebook banned Trump after the Jan. 6 insurrection and said it would review that ban after two years. That anniversary just passed. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Donald Trump to Facebook: Accept my fr…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · atompkins[email protected]
January 19, 2023 at 11:00 AM

Why do statues draw so much public scorn?

Poynter Plus, Inflation may have peaked and the data behind the optimism, what massive layoffs at big companies like Microsoft mean, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting The new MLK monument unve…
  Kristen Hare | Poynter · [email protected]
January 18, 2023 at 1:29 PM

Here you need this

Poynter Diversity audits, local news news and 💰💰💰 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Hi! I’ve been saving these links for a while now and picked the best, most interesting and relevant to share with you this week.  Be…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
January 18, 2023 at 12:30 PM

Did the Jan. 6 committee give social media companies a pass?

Poynter A stunning report from The Washington Post counters the narrative that Twitter silenced the voices of conservatives and Trump supporters. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Did the Jan. 6 committee give soc…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
January 18, 2023 at 11:00 AM

A mall, a Jesus Saves T-shirt and free speech

Poynter The Supreme Court has weighed in on free speech in malls over the decades. Plus, what the debt ceiling battle ahead could mean. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting Mall of America security officer…
  Weekly Training Digest · [email protected]
January 17, 2023 at 9:00 PM

What do you need to be successful this year?

Poynter Resources for job seekers, managers, freelancers and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   As you settle into January and take stock of the changing media landscape around you, what do you need to be…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
January 17, 2023 at 12:31 PM

What's in store for CNN prime time?

Poynter Trying something new might not be a bad idea for a network that has fallen behind Fox News and MSNBC in the prime-time ratings.  Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Just for laughs — a look at what could be …
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
January 17, 2023 at 10:59 AM

CDC and FDA downplay alert over vaccine link to strokes in seniors

Poynter Plus, the shortage of children’s flu medication has ended, why a dozen eggs costs more than a gallon of gasoline, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting The CDC and FDA are downplaying an a…
  Barbara Allen, Poynter · [email protected]
January 15, 2023 at 1:30 PM

B2S: Advice from educational icon Billy Madison

Poynter Plus how to establish statehouse projects, a video about first jobs and how to tell climate change stories Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Head back to the classroom this semester armed with a few extra l…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
January 13, 2023 at 12:31 PM

Media recommendations and tidbits for your weekend review

Poynter Leading the links: A special council is appointed to investigate the classified documents found at President Biden's home and former office Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Media recommendations and tidbit…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
January 13, 2023 at 11:00 AM

The federal government has NOT banned gas stoves (yet)

Poynter Plus, cancer deaths have fallen by one-third since 1991, how the U.S. government defines its levels of secrecy, and a decline in beer sales. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting The week began with…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
January 12, 2023 at 12:30 PM

Is the Biden documents story really a story?

Poynter Also, Lindsey Graham wrongly claims that only Fox News is covering the issue. Plus, a host of media maneuvers and the latest on Damar Hamlin. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Is the Biden documents story r…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
January 12, 2023 at 10:59 AM

Driven by inflation, household debt is rising fast

Poynter Plus, the growing cost of childcare deeply concerns rural Americans, and a chilling scenario if China invaded Taiwan Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting Household debt is rising fast, driven by in…
  Kristen Hare | Poynter · [email protected]
January 11, 2023 at 1:30 PM

George Santos and local news

Poynter ‘A fabulist – a fake’  Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Rep.-elect George Santos, R-N.Y., casts a vote during the seventh round of voting in the House chamber as the House meets for the third day to elect…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
January 11, 2023 at 12:30 PM

Documents found at Biden’s old office — deal or no deal?

Poynter Many Republicans and opponents of Biden are trying to make comparisons to documents uncovered at the home of former President Trump.  Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Documents found at Biden’s old office…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
January 11, 2023 at 11:00 AM

Stuck in traffic for 155 hours a year

Poynter Plus, more than a third of Americans say journalists’ honesty and ethical practices are ‘low’ or ‘very low,’ and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting A new study says people in some cities ar…
  Weekly Training Digest · [email protected]
January 10, 2023 at 10:00 PM

We’re abuzz with opportunity

Poynter Poynter is hiring! Plus, we have resources and training to help you become a better leader in 2023. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Welcome to 2023. Our events and experience team is off to the races…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
January 10, 2023 at 12:30 PM

What happened to America’s mayor?

Poynter A new documentary suggests Rudy Giuliani was almost Trump before Trump, making enemies with the press and thinking all publicity is good publicity. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   What happened to Americ…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
January 10, 2023 at 11:00 AM

The ozone layer appears to be healing itself

Poynter Plus, why some states are not going to keep widening highways to deal with traffic, public schools are facing an enrollment problem, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting How long has it b…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
January 9, 2023 at 12:31 PM

A week in and 2023 is already full of news

Poynter How is it only Jan. 9?   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   A week in and 2023 is already full of news Supporters of Brazil's former President Jair Bolsonaro clash with police as they storm the Plan…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
January 9, 2023 at 11:00 AM

The FTC may soon ban noncompete agreements

Poynter And companies would have to tell employees they are free to go. Plus, how producing fewer cars produces higher profits, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The One-Minute Meeting The days of the noncompete con…