The rise of video messaging

“What happens between now and virtual reality? It’s video messaging. Snapchat is already prepping us for this reality; the same with apps like Houseparty. They’re popularizing this idea that people are comfortable talking to each other via video.”

is president of the Asian American Journalists Association.

Ruth Palmer   Risks will grow for news subjects — especially minorities

Rachel Schallom   Better design helps differentiate opinion and news

Rodney Benson   Better, less read, and less trusted

Paul Ford   Go global

Pablo Boczkowski   The rise of skeptical reading

Kathleen McElroy   Building a news video experience native to mobile

Adam Thomas   Sharing is caring: The year of the mentor

Alexios Mantzarlis   Moving fake news research out of the lab

Kawandeep Virdee   Zines had it right all along

Laura E. Davis   Writing answers before you know the question

Cristina Wilson   The year of the Instagram Story

Neha Gandhi   Filler killers

Will Sommer   The year local media gets conservative

Elizabeth Jensen   Show your work

Kristen Muller   The year of the voter

Carlos Martínez de la Serna   The new journalism commons

Mario García   Storytelling finally adapts to mobile

Lanre Akinola   Making noise is not a strategy

Burt Herman   Things get real

C.W. Anderson   The social media apocalypse

Pia Frey   Address users as individuals

Trushar Barot   The Jio-fication of India

Joanne Lipman   Journalists inventing revenue streams

Basile Simon   We need better career paths for news nerds

Renée Kaplan   The year of quiet adjustments (shhh)

Michelle Ferrier   The year of the great reckoning

Jennifer Brandel and Mónica Guzmán   The editorial meeting of the future

Kinsey Wilson   Facebook and Google: Help out or pay up

Nicholas Diakopoulos   Fortifying social media from automated inauthenticity

Feli Sánchez   The year for guerrilla user research

Usha Sahay   Wallets get opened

Ernst-Jan Pfauth   Publishing less to give readers more

Heather Bryant   Building the ecosystems for collaboration

Sara M. Watson   Feeds will open up to new user-determined filters

Sam Ford   The year of investing in processes

Eric Nuzum   Beyond the narrative arc

Alice Antheaume   Are you fluent in AI?

Lucas Graves   From algorithms to institutions

Francesco Marconi   The year of machine-to-machine journalism

Jake Levine   The return to now

Marie Gilot   No assholes allowed

Andrew Haeg   The year journalists become relationship builders

Corey Johnson   The pro-fact resistance

Edward Roussel   Eyes, ears, and brains

Emma Carew Grovum   Newsroom culture becomes a priority

Caitlin Thompson   Podcasting models mature and diversify

Helen Havlak   Keywords, not publishers, power the world’s biggest feeds

P. Kim Bui   The reckoning is only beginning

Rubina Madan Fillion   Unlocking the potential of AI

Borja Echevarría   TV goes digital, digital goes TV

Tanya Cordrey   Finally, the seeds of radical reinvention

Hossein Derakhshan   Television has won

Zizi Papacharissi   Women come back

Frédéric Filloux   External forces

Jassim Ahmad   Thriving on change

Cory Haik   Suffering from realness, pivoting to impact

Mariano Blejman   News games rule

Marcela Donini and Thiago Herdy   Collaboration is the way forward for Brazilian journalism

José Zamora   Revenue-first journalism

Hannah Cassius   The year of the echo-chamber escapists

Nancy Watzman   Know thy TV

Jennifer Coogan   The future is female

S. Mitra Kalita   The arc of news and audience

Mike Caulfield   Refactoring media literacy for the networked age

Mi-Ai Parrish   Blockchain and trust

Matt DeRienzo   A recession, then a collapse

Carrie Brown-Smith   Transparency finally takes off

Matt Thompson   Here come the attention managers

Aron Pilhofer   We can’t leave the business to the business side any more

Bill Keller   A growing turn to philanthropy

Steve Grove   The midterms are an opportunity

Nushin Rashidian   Publishers seek ad dollar alternatives

Miguel Castro   The arrival of the impact producer

Dan Shanoff   You down with OTT? (Yeah, DTC)

Claire Wardle   Disinformation gets worse

Pete Brown   Push alerts, personalized

Jim Brady   With the people, not just of the people

Federica Cherubini   The rise of bridge roles in news organizations

Alfred Hermida   Going beyond mobile-first

Rick Berke   Value is the watchword

Manoush Zomorodi   Self-help as a publishing strategy

Alan Soon   The rise of start of psychographic, micro-targeted media

Evie Nagy   Pivot to mobile video frustration

Niketa Patel   Live journalism comes of age

Mandy Velez   texting is lit rn, fam

L. Gordon Crovitz   Serving readers over advertisers

Michael Kuntz   The only pivot that might work

Sam Sanders   Shine the light on ourselves

John Keefe   Scooped by AI

Matt Boggie   The intellectual equivalent of the Dead Sea

Ray Soto   VR reaches the next level

Dannagal G. Young   Stop covering politics as a game

Joanne McNeil   Gatekeeping the gatekeepers

Millie Tran and Stine Bauer Dahlberg   (Hint: It’s about your brand)

Vanessa K. DeLuca   Women’s voices take center stage

Caitria O'Neill   The new court of public opinion

Valérie Bélair-Gagnon   Seeking trust in fragmented spaces

Betsy O'Donovan and Melody Kramer   Skepticism and narcissism

Nicholas Quah   Stop talking trash about young people

Amie Ferris-Rotman   More female reporters abroad (please)

Jarrod Dicker   Honesty in advertising

Monika Bauerlein   The firehose of falsehood

Nathalie Malinarich   Peak push

Richard J. Tofel   The platforms’ power demands more reporters’ attention

Amy King   Let’s amplify visual voice

Monique Judge   Letting black women tell their own stories

Raney Aronson-Rath   Transparency is the antidote to fake news

Justin Kosslyn   The year journalists become digital security experts

Damon Krukowski   Reviving the alt-weekly soul

Imaeyen Ibanga   Longform video leads the way

Almar Latour   Conquering calm

Brian Lam   Sketchy ethics around product reviews

Corey Ford   The empire strikes back

Rodney Gibbs   Tech workers turn to journalism

Vivian Schiller   Pivot to tomorrow

Tamar Charney   We get serious about algorithms

Ariana Tobin   Too tired to tap

Mary Meehan   Real lives are at stake in rural areas

Tim Carmody   Watch out for Spotify

Julia Beizer   A longer view on the pivot

Andrew Ramsammy   The year ownership mattered

Dheerja Kaur   Fun with subscription products

Ståle Grut   Reclaiming audience interaction from social networks

Kelsey Proud   No, no, no

Doris Truong   Computer vision vs. the Internet vigilantes

Emily Goligoski   Looking beyond news for inspiration

Sydette Harry   Listen to your corner and watch for the hook

Jacqui Cheng   Retailers move into content

Julia B. Chan   Looking for loyalty in all the right places

Tanzina Vega   It’s time for media companies to #PassTheMic

Joyce Barnathan   It will be harder to bury the news

Susie Banikarim   R.I.P. Pivot to Video (2017–2017)

Molly de Aguiar   Good journalism won’t be enough

Eric Ulken   The year local publishers get smart(er) about change

Juliette De Maeyer   A responsible press criticism

An Xiao Mina   Memes and visuals come to the fore

Mariana Moura Santos   Think local, act global

Taylor Lorenz   Social and media will split

Jamie Mottram   From pageviews to t-shirts

Jessica Parker Gilbert   Design connects storytelling and strategy

Lam Thuy Vo   Breaking free from the tyranny of the loudest

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen   The Snapchat scenario and the risk of more closed platforms

Rachel Davis Mersey   AI, with real smarts

Jesse Holcomb   Information disorder, coming to a congressional district near you

Andrew Losowsky   The year of resilience

Sally Lehrman   Trust comes first

David Skok   Finding an information-life balance

Felix Salmon   Covering bitcoin while owning bitcoin

Jared Newman   Venture funding and digital news don’t mix

Sarah Marshall   Loyalty as the key performance indicator

Sue Schardt   Jump the niche

Luke O'Neil   The end is already here

Amy Webb   Listen to weak signals

Raju Narisetti   Mirror, mirror on the wall

Juleyka Lantigua-Williams   Women of color will reclaim and monetize our time

Michelle Garcia   Navigating journalistic transparency

Yvonne Leow   The rise of video messaging

Matt Carlson   Attacks on the press will get worse

Nikki Usher   The year of The Washington Post

Tracie Powell   The muting of underserved voices

Umbreen Bhatti   The trust problem isn’t new

Charo Henríquez   Training is an investment, not an expense

Mary Walter-Brown   Show a little vulnerability

Craig Newmark   Working together toward sustainable solutions

Debra Adams Simmons   And a woman shall lead them

Mira Lowe   The year of the local watchdog

Alastair Coote   The year of self-improvement

Errin Haines Whack   At the ballot, it’s time to count black women

Jim Moroney   Newspapers have to be good enough for readers to pay for

Daniel Trielli   The rich get richer, the poor scramble

Christopher Meighan   Passive partnership is in the rearview

Dan Newman   A return to trust

Jennifer Choi   Standing up for us and for each other

Kyle Ellis   Let’s build our way out of this

Kim Fox   Audience teams diversify their approach

Cindy Royal   Your journalism curriculum is obsolete