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The Guardian US and Eagle Eye student newspaper scoop Global Youth and News Media Prize for joint coverage on the March for Our Lives movement

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The Parkland students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school recieved a standing ovation at News Xchange in Edinburgh for their guest-editing work at the Guardian US

Five ways the BBC will boost its audience engagement in 2019

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Lord Tony Hall, director general, BBC, explains why he believes news organisations must stick together to defend the industry and help audiences to see their world reflected in the media

How adopting a different business model can help future-proof news organisations

Our business models panel from newsrewired discuss how cooperative memberships, collaborative networking and charity status could help local news organisations thrive

Five lessons from the Guardian's membership strategy, three years on

Amanda Michel, the Guardian’s global contributions director and project manager, explains how the publisher has been successful in asking people to support its journalism

How Reuters uses robots to analyse data and humans to tell the stories

Reg Chua, executive director at Reuters, explains how the news agency's 'cybernetic newsroom' relies on the combined strenghts of machines and human journalists to create richer editorial for its audiences

Today’s top tip for journalists

Tip: Six questions to ask (and answer) before launching a membership programme


Follow these six tips from the European Journalism Centre on launching a new membership model in your news organisations

Jobs board

Football freelancers / full time writers - home based

HITC Group has a number of football websites, and is looking for freelance journalists who can work from home

PR of the week

66% of UK shoppers plan to spend less this Christmas

Survey of more than 2,000 people by consumer finance website Bobatoo reveals Christmas spending plans for 2018

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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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