Paul Kleyman, national coordinator of the Journalists Network on Generations and editor of Generations Beat Online, specializes in covering the issues of importance to older Americans. He talks with It’s All Journalism producer Michael O’Connell about why these issues are often missing in mainstream media and how young journalists can find help in the form of fellowships and resources to correct this shortfall.
James Fahn, executive director of the Earth Journalism Network, talks with It’s All Journalism producer Michael O’Connell about his experiences as an environmental reporter, the importance of thinking outside the box when writing about climate change and the ongoing Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland.
Executive Editor Autumn Phillips recently wrote a report for API’s Better News initiative about The Post and Courier’s stellar fundaising effort. She shares the details with host Michael O’Connell on the latest episode of the Better News podcast.
Scott Yates is the founder of JournalList.net and Trust.txt, a tool news organizations can use to verify the legitimacy of their content and information. He talks with It’s All Journalism producer Michael O’Connell about how Trust.txt works, why it matters and how newspapers and publishers can join together to fight disinformation.
Duc Luu, publisher and chief development officer for the Washington City Paper, and interim editor Caroline Jones talk to It’s All Journalism host Michael O’Connell about the alt weekly’s 40-year history in Washington, D.C. They also discuss how the paper’s role has changed in that time and how it’s using its status and connections to work with small businesses during the pandemic.
MaryJo Webster is the data editor for the Minneapolis Star Tribune. She talks with It’s All Journalism producer Michael O’Connell about her aversion to math before learning about data journalism, how data can be a better story source than interviewing a person, and how entering a query into a database can help pull information to tell the real stories of a community.