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(Kevin Anderson, managing producer, digital media, @ideastream. Expert in digital transformation with experience as an innovator and leader at the BBC, The Guardian and Gannett.)
Or most of the 108 local indie publishers could close in coming weeks. American Press Institute has a list of free tools to help newsrooms cover Covid-19. MDIF tells its portfolio: Cut Costs; Hoard Cash - Content Remains King - Your Team is Not Immune
The coronavirus pandemic will impact every part of our lives and societies, including our news media. Even in the best case scenario, there will be major disruptions in many countries for months, with economic and social consequences felt long…
Mr AndersonMT @sdp: 'UK government has announced a £330 B emergency bill, but, despite Culture Secretary @OliverDowden recognizing that news 'has never been more important than it is right now', no earmarked support for independent #journalism,' notes @rasmus_kleis
Some staffers, including executives, will see a nearly 25-percent pay cut. And one source said CEO Jonah Peretti will not take a salary as the crisis continues. BuzzFeed is cutting pay for its employees as the company attempts to weather the…
Mr AndersonStaffers in lowest bracket, those making $65k, would take 5% cut. Those making between $65k-$90k would experience a 7% cut. Other staff, a nearly a 10% pay cut, while executives would take between 14-to-25% in pay reduction. CEO Peretti foregoing pay.
The threat posed to media businesses globally by the coronavirus is existential. From the health dangers facing journalists covering events to the decimation of the events industry and the decision by brands not to place advertising next to stories…
Mr AndersonRT @mohamed: We wrote and shared these recommendations with our @mdiforg clients : How to minimize the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on your media business. TLDR - Cut Costs; Hoard Cash - Content Remains King - Your Team is Not Immune
American Press Institute
– Mar 24, 1:37 PM
As newsrooms work flat-out to cover the biggest story of our time, API is highlighting some of the free tools and grant funding that are being developed to supplement newsrooms' existing resources around coronavirus coverage. We recognize that…
Mr AndersonRT @AmPress: Here are some free tools, content-sharing opportunities, and funding to help your newsroom cover COVID-19. Many of these are easy to take advantage of and can really stretch your existing resources.
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Mr Anderson MT @rasmus_kleis: 'Unless we can secure some emergency funding to support small news publishers at this time, communities across the UK will lose their independent press' @EmmaMeese says, of 108 @ICNNUK members 'most will be out of business' in weeks
By Brian Stelter, CNN Business
– Mar 24, 5:58 PM
New York(CNN Business) Many of America's most popular and influential television hosts are now broadcasting live from bedrooms and basements. Some TV newscasts, magazines and websites are being produced completely remotely, with arrangements that…
Mr AndersonRT @mediagazer: TV hosts are adopting to realities of covering a pandemic from studios in bedrooms and basements, losing video quality but with a new efficiency and intimacy (@brianstelter / CNN)
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