BBC launches WhatsApp service in West Africa to fight Ebola

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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

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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

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How Aftonbladet reaches 20% of Sweden on mobile

By focussing on audience behaviours and preferences on smartphones, the Swedish daily has put mobile at the core of the newsroom

Why MEN is opening up 'live newsroom' to readers

Following a significant restructure of its newsroom, the Manchester Evening News is offering a behind-the-scenes look into how the outlet operates

Posted by Abigail Edge on 15/10/14

Hong Kong outlet wins at World Digital Media Awards

Apple Daily wins award for best mobile service as Norway's VG picks up two awards, Dagbladet, Guardian and BBC also win

Posted by Alastair Reid on 15/10/14

Can news media really 'make a story go viral'?

Speakers from Quartz and Newswhip gave their thoughts on social sharing at the 13th International Newsroom Summit in Amsterdam

Posted by Alastair Reid on 14/10/14

Tips for news organisations to engage new audiences

The Wall Street Journal, the BBC, and RGB Media shared formats and channels to reach new audiences at the 13th International Newsroom Summit

Posted by Alastair Reid on 14/10/14

Collaboration at Contributoria: what's next after 10th issue?

Editor Sarah Hartley says the team is looking at new features to make the platform 'the place where [writers] come to work every day'

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 14/10/14

10 ideas from the FT for digital change in newsrooms

The Financial Times' Lisa MacLeod offered her advice on changing newsroom culture at the 13th International Newsroom Summit

Posted by Alastair Reid on 14/10/14

What are the perfect tools for a mobile reporter?

Mobile journalism expert Nicolas Becquet shared some of his favourite tools for smartphone and tablet reporting, speaking at the International Newsroom Summit in Amsterdam

Posted by Alastair Reid on 13/10/14

'Free and easy' data journalism tools from Pew Research Center

In a session on digital tools at the International Newsroom Summit in Amsterdam, the Pew Center's Robyn Tomlin shared some key tools for working with data

Posted by Alastair Reid on 13/10/14

How Belgium's Le Soir is engaging younger readers

Recently awarded the World Young Readers Award by the World Association of Newspapers, editor-in-chief Didier Hamann described a series of new projects at the Belgian news outlet

Posted by Alastair Reid on 13/10/14

Social-first BBC service to continue for another year

BBC Thai, launched as a pilot project after international news channels were temporarily taken off-air in Thailand earlier this year, has been given the go-ahead until late 2015

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 13/10/14

How are journalists at risk of vicarious trauma from UGC?

In newsrooms, social media teams and picture desks are faced with more graphic and disturbing imagery than ever before. A recent Journalism.co.uk survey examined how this can impact journalists' wellbeing

Posted by Alastair Reid on 13/10/14

Guardian forms new editorial teams to enhance digital output

Visual journalism, data journalism and audience development teams are all being restructured under plans from new executive editor for digital Aron Pilhofer

Posted by Alastair Reid on 10/10/14

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