News Take: Candid Conversations with Industry Leaders

A series from the News Media Alliance

Introducing News Take, a series of interviews with news professionals, for news professionals. Established leaders in the news media industry join News Media Alliance President & CEO David Chavern to offer their perspectives and insights on how news organizations are applying the latest industry trends.” Guests will share their “hot take,” exclusively for Alliance members!

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Episode 101: Local News: Understanding What Readers Want and How to Deliver it to Them (Guests: Jim Bernard, Star Tribune and Mike Orren, The Dallas Morning News)

Episode 102: Tech Trends: What Publishers Need to Know (Guest: Aram Zucker-Scharff, The Washington Post)

Episode 103: Leveraging Products to Connect with Your Audience (Guest: Kim Bui, Arizona Republic)

Episode 104: Encouraging and Sustaining Diversity in News Media (Guest: Mitra Kalita, URL Media)

Episode 105: Protecting Journalists Reporting on Russia’s War in Ukraine (Guest: Carlos Martinez de la Serna, Committee to Protect Journalists)

Episode 106: Tapping Into the Potential of Blockchain for News Publishers (Guest: Julien Genestoux, founder and CEO of Unlock)

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