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Plus, ESPN and Dan Le Batard announced Thursday that Le Batard will be leaving the network.

Megyn Kelly said Fox News' coverage has left viewers confused and that former chairman and CEO Roger Ailes wouldn't have called Joe Biden the president-elect.

Plus, new polling indicates that the public seems to be warming up to the notion of taking the COVID-19 vaccine

"For many journalists from backgrounds historically marginalized by the field, it's rare to read stories where we can see ourselves."

One finding: Some distrust may be rooted in coverage that has chronically stigmatized or ignored segments of the public.

"Gannett’s push to produce statewide and regional work that can run in multiple papers has the effect of making ‘local news’ feel far away."

Eliot Kleinberg followed his father into newspaper journalism. He retired Tuesday after accepting a buyout from Gannett’s Palm Beach Post.

“Social media, once an enabler, is now the destroyer, building division — ‘us against them’ thinking — into the design of their platforms.”

Women are between two and six times less likely to be quoted in news as experts, protagonists or sources in the six countries analyzed.

It’s hard not to notice: Most media reporters, critics, and editors are white.

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Mail ballots usually take longer to count. This could lead to delays in declaring a winner in battleground states in the presidential race, possibly making “election night” more like “election week.”

Best practices for covering mass shootings:

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In granting a posthumous citation to Ida B. Wells, the Pulitzer Prizes honors one of America’s earliest and most intrepid investigative reporters.

The AP Stylebook says the percentage sign is now acceptable when paired with a numeral in most cases.

Two knowledgeable sources, talking on background, confirmed that @USATODAY  will phase out its print edition after an impending merger between @Gannett  and @GateHouse_Media 

Today's an unwelcome reminder that journalism is difficult and dangerous work

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The #Pulitzer  for explanatory reporting was awarded to David Barstow, Susanne Craig and Russ Buettner of for an investigation of President Trump’s finances that exposed the president’s persistent tax dodging

Nikole Hannah-Jones: "If newsroom managers wanted diverse newsrooms, they’d have diverse newsrooms."

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Five years ago, the took this photo after winning the - now, under a new owner, this is who's left. Read about the 'destroyer of newspapers' in today's media roundup Image via , story by

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Experts are urging media outlets to continually explain the realities of mail-in voting and maintain transparency about the vote count in order to head off conspiracy theories about the validity of the vote.

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