As you head into the holiday weekend, we thought you might enjoy catching up on some of the most popular stories that we’ve published so far in 2020 — and that you may have missed the first time around.
We continue to report on the many ripple effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and the significant work station groups are doing in response: here’s a project we think will have lasting impact.
Will The Rebound Change TV News Even After COVID-19 Is Gone?
Frank Mungeam’s story on five “culture-killing” phrases to avoid has great advice for any newsroom leader who wants to promote innovation: it’s not too late to stop saying these things!
5 Culture-Killing Phrases Smart Newsrooms Will Stop Saying in 2020
Frank also reported on meteorologists’ intensifying focus on climate change, a different global crisis that the pandemic has put in the shade: here’s his “forecast” for weather reporting.
Forecasting the Future of Weather Reporting
We told you how Portland’s KGW is re-inventing the 6 p.m. newscast with a solo anchor, fewer stories, more audience involvement, and greater transparency: check out the story behind The Story.
“The Biggest Risk of All” — Transforming a Legacy Newscast
And finally, against the backdrop of nationwide protests against racial injustice, seven thoughtful news leaders weighed in on evolving interpretations of journalistic “authenticity” and objectivity.
Can a Reporter be ‘Authentic’ and Objective at the Same Time?
Have a great Independence Day weekend — we’ll see you next week at the Lab!