This month, CJR presents “Required Skimming,” a daily miniguide to our staffers’ beats and obsessions, ranging from finance to food. If we overlooked any of your must-read destinations, please tell us in the comments.

Nieman Journalism Lab: Focused exclusively on the “future of news” beat, the lab is a one stop shop for both reported stories and the latest from new media theorists, many of whom check in to write a column from time to time.

paidContent: The site named after digital journalism’s holy grail is a great resource for learning more about a wide swath of web economics, from news companies to book publishers to tech.

News Leadership 3.0: The Knight Foundation-hosted blog is a good way to keep an eye on an emerging landscape of independent and nonprofit community news sites.

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Michael Meyer is a CJR staff writer. Follow him on Twitter at @mcm_nm.