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Digital News Report 2020: covid-19 accelerates digital shifts in the media industry


Latest RISJ research shows that while the pandemic has boosted subscription revenue, its financial impact on the news industry may outweigh the gains

“Hey Google, tell me something good”


To counter coronavirus news fatigue, Polish outlet launches a new smart speaker skill that brings listeners solutions journalism stories

"Solutions journalism has never been more needed. So we made a game about it"

Everyone can do SoJo, no matter the journalistic experience. Journoresources came up with an entertaining way to prove it

World’s leading expert on design thinking to give keynote at Newsrewired

Justin Ferrell, the founder of the professional fellowship program at the Institute of Design at Stanford University (the, is joining the conference lineup

EJC launches Freelance Journalism Assembly to support the self-employed community

The programme, designed to empower and connect freelance media professionals in Europe, will provide training, mentorship and online events

Today’s top tip for journalists

Tip: Use up-to-date and reliable covid-19 data


With coronavirus cases and deaths constantly rising across the world, here is a useful source to make sure you are using the latest figures in your coverage

Jobs board

Royal Navy physical development media, communications and engagement officer

The Royal Navy in Portsmouth seeks a qualified journalist with a keen interest in sport to lead its physical activity communications strategy

PR of the week

UK franchise consultancy strikes Canadian franchise deal

Lime Licensing Group has expanded its franchise consulting business into Canada opening a pathway for UK and Canadian brands to easily trade in each other’s country

Freelancers for hire


How to make news more engaging for younger audiences

With the under-35s spending less than eight minutes a week reading news, the media need to rethink the news agendas, change tone of voice and reinvent story formats to win them back

'Lead with the truth, not the controversy': how to report on the 2020 US election

As the presidential election approaches, journalists need to better understand information environments to stop the spread of false claims

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