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May 12, 2015

Three Must Read Newsletters for News Nerds


Our newsletter has been growing quickly in recent weeks, thanks to all of you who have been helping spread the word. There are a lot of other great organizations with newsletters (APIINNLION, etc) but here are a few terrific newsletters from individuals who are deeply passionate about one very specific topic.

  1. Mobile Media Memo is a great round-up of links related to changes in the mobile landscape but what I love about the newsletter is the second half where Cory Bergman writes insightfully on the trends he is watching.
  2. The Drone Journalism Newsletter is the best source for debate on the evolving legal landscape around drones in journalism as well as general updates about interesting experiments, tools and resources.
  3. Melody Kramer’s Newsletter — Kramer started her newsletter after leaving NPR and it has quickly grown to be a must read. The focus here is generally on civic and public life as seen through the lens of media and civic tech. Each newsletter is brief but full of big ideas.

This is an excerpt from the Local Fix, our weekly newsletter on journalism sustainability and community engagement. Subscribe here.