It's All Journalism

It’s All Journalism is a weekly podcast about the changing state of digital media. Each episode you’ll hear working journalists talk about how they do their jobs. They also discuss the latest trends in journalism and how they impact our democratic society.

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DMV Download podcast delivers daily doses of lo...
Former It's All Journalism producer Megan Cloherty and Luke Garrett produce DMV Download for WTOP, the 24-hour, all-news radio station in Washington, D.C. They discuss the challenges of launching a locally focused, daily news podcast...
35 min
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It's All Journalism - Special Announcement
it's All Journalism host Michael O'Connell shares a special podcast announcement.
1 min
128
Working to make newsrooms anti-racist, equitabl...
Sisi Wei is co-executive director of OpenNews, which is helping to build more equitable future for journalism. In March, OpenNews marked the one year anniversary of the DEI Coalition for anti-racist, equitable and just newsrooms.
30 min
129
Better News: 100 Days finds revenue streams bey...
Since the 2016 election, 100 Days in Appalachia has been working with local voices to apply a cultural lens to national stories about the the Appalachian region. The 100 Days team's reporting, which covers 13 states, earned it a 2021...
22 min
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Why diversity should be part of everything news...
Joanne Griffith is the chief content officer of the American Public Media Group's APM Studios. The talks to It's All Journalism host Michael O'Connell about her role overseeing APM Studios’ editorial vision and brand voice....
38 min
131
Resources for journalists covering trauma and h...
Naseem Miller writes about health and medicine for The Journalist’s Resource at Shorenstein Center at Harvard Kennedy School. She's also the cofounder of the Journalists Covering Trauma Facebook group. She talks to It's All...
29 min
132
Sun reporters move to Baltimore Banner to keep ...
Liz Bowie and Justin Fenton discuss the soon-to-be launched Baltimore Banner, an all-digital news outlet focused on covering Maryland's largest city. 
23 min
133
Better News: Wake-up call inspires newsroom to ...
Gannett’s Knoxville News Sentinel in Tennessee got a wake-up call that prompted its newsroom to rethink how the paper covered the city's Black community. With the help of former Better News guest Cynthia Benjamin, the News Sentinel...
30 min
134
Immersive reporting from nudist community to dr...
Billy Warden is a Raleigh-based marketing executive, writer and musician. He specializes in writing features from a first-person, immersive perspective. He shares what it's like reporting from inside a nudist community and as a...
35 min
135
More reporters covering statehouses: Pew Resear...
A new study from the Pew Research Center looks at the state of statehouse reporting in the U.S. and comes away with some good news and not-so-good news. Katerina Eva Matsa, Pew's associate director of research, shares the...
27 min
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Police misconduct exposed by California Reporti...
Arlo Malmberg, manager of the Discovery Program at the University of California-Berekely, and Lisa Pickoff-White, a data reporter at KQED, discuss the California Reporting Project's efforts making public data about possible police...
30 min
137
Ms. Magazine marks 50 years of uplifting femin...
Ms. Magazine debuted in 1972, charting a new path in journalism, centering on feminist voices and concerns. Executive Editor Katherine Spillar discusses how Ms. is marking its 50th anniversary and what that will mean for...
29 min
138
Legacy newsrooms identify new streams of digita...
Will Medina, director of sales and marketing at Prensa Arizona, and Dana M. Peck, director of digital solutions at The AFRO, discuss how the Google New Initiative's Ad Transformation Lab helped them identify new streams of sustainable...
21 min
139
How crime reporting plus data leads to greater ...
Amos Gelb is the founder and publisher of DC Witness and Baltimore Witness, which combine journalism, transparency and data to ensure accountability of the criminal justice system in Washington D.C. and Baltimore.
38 min
140
Better News: How 1 pound of coffee can reduce d...
Paid circulation has always been a part of The Keene Sentinel's revenue stream, but the New Hampshire paper recently pivoted to focus on growing its digital subscriptions. Chief Operating Officer Terrence Williams wrote a report for...
20 min
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501. CNN International examines the problem of ...
Meera Senthilingam Meera discusses CNN International's “White Lies: Exposing the Dangers of Skin Whitening,” a series focusing on the problem of colorism across the globe.
31 min
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How The Washington Post Graphics Team Covered T...
For our 500th episode, It's All Journalism is sharing our April 2013 interview with Kat Downs Mulder, who is the Washington Post's chief product officer and managing editor, a role that spans newsroom digital teams and product and...
57 min
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Halfway To Episode 1,000; Kat Downs Mulder Redux
57 min
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Coming Soon: Kat Downs Mulder Livestream Interview
It's All Journalism host Michael O'Connell interviews Kat Downs Mulder, the chief content officer and managing editor at The Washington Post, on Thursday, Feb. 24, 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT. View on the It's All Journalism Facebook...
13 min
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Philanthropy examined as a long-term newsroom f...
Victor Hernandez, chief content officer at Boston’s NPR news station WBUR, went back to school to bolster his digital skills. In the process, he wrote the “Philanthropy & Newsroom Positions Playbook," which serves as a guide on...
33 min
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Biased awarding of state contracts exposed by G...
Paul Singer discusses the GBH News Center for Investigative Reporting's successful effort that expose unfair practices at the state and local level in Massachusetts to routinely exclude minority-owned businesses from receiving millions...
32 min
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SmartNews personalizes weather news with Disast...
AccuWeather’s Paul Lentz and McDavid Stoddard of SmartNews discuss how their companies partnered to provided readers more personalized, timely weather reporting and launched the Hurricane “Disaster Info Hub."
25 min
148
Metropolitan Diary: Where readers share their s...
It's All Journalism host Michael O'Connell interviews Ed Shanahan and Agnes Lee of the Metropolitan Diary, a daily column featuring stories about New York City written by readers of The New York Times.
30 min
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Newsy aims to deliver just the facts without a ...
In most people’s minds 24-hour news means cable news, which many see as hour after hour of politically slanted coverage. In October, the E.W. Scripps Company decided to change all that by converting Newsy into a 24-hour broadcast news...
23 min
150
Entrepreneur bets on local news site for Northe...
Entrepreneur Lacy Starling divested her holdings from a $30 million logistics business in 2020 to pursue her passion for journalism. Now the president and CEO of OneNYK Alliance, Starling is focusing her business chops on creating...
35 min