Recommended Reads for Journalists

The State of the News Media, climate coverage feels the heat, and how journalism students are filling the local news gaps.

State of the News Media (Project)

These data speak to the shifting ways in which Americans seek out news and information, how news organizations get their revenue, and the resources available to American journalists.

The great unbundling of local news

This bundle of some hard news, some soft news, and other information was a major selling point in the past.

Climate coverage feels the heat, again

“The climate crisis is indeed making extreme heat worse, but—as is so often the case with coverage of weather events—news organizations haven’t uniformly done a great job of prominently communicating this context.”

How journalism students are filling gaps in local news

As the local news crisis grows, reinforcements are coming: Journalism students are doing the work that would otherwise go undone.