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What makes readers pay for online news?

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Twipe's latest survey found that paywalls are not as efficient as many think, and that unlimited access to news is one of the most valued perks of a subscription

Picture News teaches schoolchildren to challenge what they see in the media

The project creates visually strong posters to illustrate news stories and helps teachers spark a debate in primary schools

CrossCheck Nigeria targets WhatsApp as a hotspot for fake news

16 news organisations are working together as part of a ‘watchdog project’ to debunk politically motivated mis- and disinformation ahead of the 2019 Nigerian election

A look inside the Guardian's documentary strand

Charlie Phillips, head of documentaries at the Guardian, explains how his team whittles 1,500 pitches a year down to just 20

Today’s top tip for journalists

Tip: How to write more engaging editorials

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Producing quality has never been so important – check out these 12 tips

Jobs board

Assistant content editor

Community Care, the award-winning information service for social care professionals, is looking for an assistant content editor to join its London-based team

PR of the week

Inspire a generation with the new LifeStart challenge from Virgin Money and Galactic Unite

The LifeStart platform is partnering with Virgin Galactic Unite to challenge students on how they could help raise awareness of the benefits of space exploration to life on earth. Prizes include mentoring and a trip to the spaceport in California

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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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