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From the AP, appearing in the Los Angeles Times: Google is ending "first click free," a policy loathed by publishers and media because it required them to provide a limited amount of free content before users of the world's biggest search engine could be asked to pay for it.


The app store of any smartphone can be an overwhelming place, and if you’re a media professional, you don’t have time to sift through the thousands of apps that could make your job a lot easier. For people like you, here are eight of the most effective apps for journalists and other media professionals.


How Kia Johnson became a producer for Reuters had a lot to do with the process of elimination. “My strategy was to rule out math and science based careers, naturally.” Johnson said. “I then evaluated what I enjoyed studying and excelled in.” Find out more. 


Nominations are now being accepted for Consumer Reports' Unit Chair. 


From Poynter: A just-released study offers striking confirmation that for many journalists, data-based reporting has become more ingrained in the newsroom.


The Guild is looking for an experienced, self-motivated organizer to work primarily on media organizing drives in the NYC metropolitan area.


Smartphones have gotten smaller, then bigger, then smaller again, but one thing has remained the same over the last several years: they take high quality photos. High quality is one thing, but that doesn’t make every photo worthy of publication in the media world. 


From the Pew Research Center: People deal in varying ways with tensions about what information to trust and how much they want to learn. Some are interested and engaged with information; others are wary and stressed.


These comments stemmed from Trump’s anger-fueled rant, when he said, “It’s time to expose the media … for their role in fomenting divisions in the country.” And, “[The media] are trying to take away our history and heritage … we’re smart people and these are truly dishonest people.”

What’s frightening to me isn’t just our president’s shocking, naive disregard for the First Amendment. What’s scary—truly horrifying—is that his attitude, his ideals, are sticking with about one-third of the population, according to polls. 


Raised in Guilford, Connecticut, a suburb outside of New Haven, Jack Dickey came to the Big Apple to attend Columbia University. He started as a staff writer for Deadspin, then moved onto TIME and is now at Sports Illustrated