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How Magazines Are Responding To Coronavirus

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Brands aren’t the only players having to change tack and adapt to the new normal of post-coronavirus life. Magazines and publishing houses have undergone serious transformations over the past few weeks that may be enforced for the foreseeable future. From offering free digital copies to launching social media campaigns, there’s plenty of switch-ups in the…

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Working from home should not be ‘work isolation’

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by Kevin Benz, RTDNA While this crisis too shall end, the idea of “work from home” may be here for some time to come. Beyond the technical challenges, there are also some very real emotional challenges for those banished to working where they live, for their leaders and for the newsroom itself. Here are some tips and…

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Ethical considerations for reporting on COVID-19

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by Senami Kojah, International Journalists’ Network Since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic, more and more journalists around the world have been pulled in to report on the frontlines of the global crisis.  The origins and spread of the virus, the response of governments and individuals and the rhetoric that…

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Key quotes: How to ask the hard questions on COVID-19

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by Amanda Menas, International Journalists’ Network “Every interview—whether it’s with a victim of COVID-19 or the president of your country—is a fight for control,” said Julian Sher, a veteran TV documentary writer and director, during an ICFJ webinar Tuesday. To keep interviews on track, he advised, reporters should set a strategy ahead of time, then be firm…

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How to turn off when the news never stops

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By Karen Hansen, RTDNA Too much coronavirus news exposure may be bad for your health, according to the American Psychological Association. Practice self-care by limiting news consumption, says the World Health Organization. But how do you do that when your job is the news? First, combat news fatigue, which, though news consumption is up dramatically,…

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Publishing in a Pandemic: Innovating in a time of crisis

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Stories of the people and publishers innovating in a time of crisis From What’s New in Publishing The media industry has had a turbulent decade when it comes to technology, transformation, and changing consumer habits causing disruption to businesses. But for many of us, these challenges seem trivial compared to what we are now all…

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Three falsehoods about COVID-19 that must be killed, and how you can help

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by Cristina Tardáguila, Poynter In the fight against misinformation about the new coronavirus, a phenomenon deserves immediate attention: The fear-fueled hoaxes that have been debunked several times, in many parts of the world, but just won’t die. It is time to kill those zombie-falsehoods with the help of good digital citizens. The vast majority of…

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Come and get it: Training on how to write for a magazine

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We want to provide you with all the resources you need to launch or grow your magazine. For this reason we have various ways you can get the training you need and the inspiration to provide your readers with the best possible publication. Focusing on the main aspects of publishing (writing, editing, management, and design)…

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Rethinking Digital Editions During the Pandemic and Beyond

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By Leah Wynalek, Publishing Executive Faced with shrinking ad revenue during COVID-19, magazine publishers are being forced to ask tough questions about their upcoming print issues. Some are scaling back circulation or frequency to cut costs, while others are suspending print runs altogether. In most cases, they’re taking a second look at their digital editions…

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Photojournalists share experience from the frontlines of the pandemic

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by Dale Willman, International Journalists’ Network Comparing the pandemic to war, as some stories have been doing over the past month, is fraught for many reasons — among them the skewed framing it may convey. President Trump has called himself a wartime president, less because he’s at battle with a distant enemy, more because leaders generally…

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