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Advice from the BBC for covering niche subjects

Fishes

The BBC's Tim Plyming shares some of the ways the outlet is engaging people online in its anniversary coverage of the Great War

ABC: Mirror and Indy see strong growth in September

ABC

Mirror Group Nationals reports year-on-year growth in traffic of 145 per cent, and The Independent passes the 50 million mark as i100 is almost three months old

BuzzFeed: Why publishers should avoid 'siloing' content

News outlets should understand that readers who enjoy "smart topics" such as politics can still find humour in a "funny dog", said BuzzFeed's Will Hayward

BBC launches WhatsApp service in West Africa to fight Ebola

The World Service project will give users of the chat app information on preventative care, health tips and important news about the virus in the region

BuzzFeed to build 'new formats' team in the UK

The team will include developers, designers and writers who will look at new ways to present stories and experiment with games and new tools

Today’s top tip for journalists

Tip: 5 ways journalists can find stories on LinkedIn

LinkedIn

The professional networking platform can be a window into specific industries and an effective way to contact potential sources


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PR of the week

Outstanding live autograph & memorabilia auction

Chaucer Auctions is holding an online live auction of 734 lots including rare Concorde, Space, Aviation and Military memorabilia and autographs on Friday 24th October 2014 starting at 5pm. Catalogue available at www.chaucercovers.com

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Features

Inside Storyful's revamped newswire service

The social newswire recently relaunched its dashboard aimed at helping journalists discover multimedia, stories, updates and tweets around news

Why Trinity Mirror Regionals is taking to Google+

Ten regional titles have launched new pages on the social platform as they attempt to reach new audiences and integrate Google reporting and publishing tools