Author: Grace Tsoi
2022 WPI FellowReporter, BBC World Service
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Posts by Grace Tsoi:
Newsletters: an increasingly crowded media space
by Grace Tsoi | May 13, 2022 | Changes in Journalism, Journalism, New Business Models for Journalism in the Digital AgeWith nearly 3,500 unread emails, it’s almost impossible to clear my inbox. I have been subscribing to more and more newsletters over the past years. Some are from big news media organizations; some are created by prominent writers on Substack. Newsletters have been...
A divided America fueled by media
by Grace Tsoi | May 3, 2022 | Journalism, Political Coverage, PoliticsThe Russia-Ukraine War has been a rallying cause around the world, and Capitol Hill has been unified in calling for tougher measures against Russia. “It is kind of sad that it takes something like this to unite the parties,” Bob Cusack, the editor-in-chief of The...
Can US local journalism be saved?
by Grace Tsoi | Apr 29, 2022 | Changes in Journalism, Journalism, New Business Models for Journalism in the Digital AgeThe Cook County News-Herald, a weekly newspaper of Grand Marais, Minn., was on the brink of closure and almost did not make it to its 130th anniversary. The internet has demolished the advertisement-driven business model of newspapers, with small town papers being hit...
Minnesota farmers had a good year. Will it last?
by Grace Tsoi | Apr 12, 2022 | Agriculture and Rural Issues, Policy, PoliticsThe year 2022 looks set to be another bumper year for Minnesota farmers, but the Ukraine crisis and Avian flu could spell trouble down the line. “I am feeling good about the 2022 crop year,” said Michael Landuyt, the fourth-generation owner of Landuyt Land and...
Recent blog posts
We asked different groups in Minneapolis what changed in their town after George Floyd's murder?
Not much, was their reply.
In @finnowl's first #WPIFellowship blog post, he wonders if the defamation case against Fox News by Dominion Voting Systems will drag down other media, too. Minnesota academics and journalists weigh in:
Check out my latest @GlobalMinnesota podcast episode w/ @Fawzeyah & @SaqibTanveer of this year's @worldpressinst International Fellows! Hear about the challenges of conducting journalism and speaking truth to power in Nigeria and Pakistan.