Video articleTool for journalists: Shoulderpod X1 Pro, a production rig for your smartphone and accessories

Sponsored: This light and sturdy piece of kit allows reporters to easily add microphones, lights and extra batteries to their mobile devices

Also on is looking for digital skills trainers

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We are expanding our training catalogue with new open and in-house workshops

El Diario is developing a platform that allows readers to fund specific stories or areas of coverage

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The Spanish news outlet is investing in tools and research to encourage readers to pay for its journalism

App for journalists: Clips, for creating videos with animated captions

This free iOS app allows mobile journalists to create short videos with text, stickers and music

Podcast articleFairfax aims to make digital transformation a 'learning-supported and training-infused process'

In this podcast, speaks to Julie Posetti, head of digital editorial capability at Fairfax, about her role in the newsroom

Why AJ+ is focusing its efforts on longform storytelling from the field

AJ+'s Dena Takruri presents Direct From, the YouTube series that aims to give a voice to the unheard and ask bold questions that matter to its audience

Today’s top tip for journalists

Tip: Bookmark these headline rewrites for inspiration

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Can your headlines use a makeover?

Jobs board

Fiction designer

Egmont is the UK’s top specialist children’s publisher, selling books and magazines for babies to teens - and we’re looking for a brilliant Mid Weight Designer to join our Fiction Team!

PR of the week

Live blogging just got more flexible, fun — and profitable

Live Blog 3.1 comes packed with new features, from scorecards for sporting events to native advertising options and real-time analytics. Also new and improved: is now available as a subscription-based cloud service

Freelancers for hire


Get with the program: The benefits of coding skills in the newsroom

Learning HTML, CSS and JavaScript may not be glamorous, but programming knowledge can help you engage audiences in different ways

How Note to Self crowdsourced stories about information overload from 30,000 people

The team behind the weekly podcast convinced listeners to sign up for Infomagical and fight information overload both individually and as a community

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