Amber Healy

548. Investigative journalism: Watergate and beyond

“Investigative journalism is not a thing of the past. It continues every day. It’s happening in the community where you live. … It’s just a matter of seeking it out.”  Nick Hirshon is emphatic about the importance not just of investigative journalism but for people to understand its long history in the United States. As…

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547. Define American: Here’s a model for reimagining immigration news

Liz Robbins, director of journalism partnerships for Define American, discusses how newsrooms covering demographic changes in North Carolina have created a model for others to follow and reimagine immigration news for their own communities.

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546. Gannett develops SMS strategy to text breaking news during Hurricane Ian

Jennifer Hefty, social and emerging platforms strategist for the USA Today Network, and Kara Chiles, senior vice president of consumer products for Gannett, talk to It’s All Journalism host Michael O’Connell about how they leveraged the SMS platform Subtext to text breaking news and public safety updates to their audience during Hurricane Ian.

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545. Prism newsroom benefits from 4-day workweek

Prism, an independent, nonprofit newsroom led by journalists of color, recently adopted a four-day workweek for its employees. Editor-in-Chief Ashton Lattimore tells It’s All Journalism host Michael O’Connell how the idea sprang from Prism’s own reporting and how the change has improved the work-life balance of its employees.

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544. What alternate social media platforms mean for journalism

Galen Stocking, a senior computational social scientist on the Journalism Research Team at the Pew Research Center, talks to It’s All Journalism host Michael O’Connell about Pew’s recent report: The Role of Alternative Social Media in the News and Information Environment.

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543. Bill to make online ad revenue more fair may make things worse

Lisa Macpherson, a senior policy analyst at Public Knowledge, explains why the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act may not make competition for ad revenue online more equitable for publishers. In fact, it might make things worse.

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