Lessons For Newsrooms From Big Tech

There’s a lot that newsrooms could and should learn from what’s made platform and technology companies successful, sometimes at the direct expense of legacy news business models. Here are seven top takeaways.

CBR To Showcase Top Station Security Practices

Security executives from Tegna Media, Graham Media, KQED San Francisco and Sinclair Broadcast Group will share their list of the 10 best security practices for broadcasters at TVNewsCheck’s annual Cybersecurity for Broadcasters Retreat next month.

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KQED Debuts High-Tech Virtual Set

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KQED Recovering From Ransonware Attack

The journalists at San Francisco’s public TV and radio station, KQED, have been stuck in a time warp. All Internet-connected devices, tools and machinery have been cut off in an attempt to isolate and contain a ransomware attack that infected the station’s computers June 15. More than a month later, many remain offline.

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KQED Producer-Director Bruce Franchini Dies

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‘KQED Newsroom’ To Relaunch On Oct. 18

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KQED Invests In Startup To Boost Media

Former KQED President Anthony Tiano Dies

3 Stations Honored For Investigative Work

The annual IRE Awards recognize outstanding investigative work and help identify the techniques and resources used to complete each story. Among the winners are KTRK Houston, KQED San Francisco and WVUE New Orleans.

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KQED San Francisco Host Belva Davis To Retire

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Longtime San Fran TV Journalist Rollin Post Dies

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KQED’s ‘Quest’ A Hub For Science Reporting

Quest, noncommercial KQED’s award-winning science and environment reporting project, has been as insistent about its regional focus as it has been flexible in its choice of platforms. Now, with the help of CPB funding, it’s working with stations in six other places to help them develop regionally focused multimedia science units.

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KQED Forges Partnerships With Hyperlocals

San Francisco’s KQED is embarking on two partnerships you might not expect from a well-established public broadcaster: one with just-launched Huffington Post San Francisco, the other with four hyperlocal news sites as part of J-Lab’s Networked Journalism Project.