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UK charity turns secondary school students into budding reporters


As part of a drive to improve media literacy, The Student View has teamed up with Google and the Financial Times to help pupils get bylines on local publications

Reporting with people, not on them: how The Bureau Local took a story full circle


To get in-depth insights into homelessness, investigative journalists used the concept of 'radical hospitality' - listening to sources while sharing meals in a homely ambiance and re-visiting their community after publishing the stories

Crowdfunding platforms for journalists

With newsrooms looking for new ways of financing their journalism, what platforms can they use to fund their next big project?

The value of mentorship opportunities - and where to find (some of) them

Want to develop a new reporting style or get your break in the industry? An industry expert can be just the push you need to achieve your career goals

How can we make local, independent journalism sustainable in 2020 (and beyond)?

US-based Santa Barbara Independent is experimenting with a paywall for online subscribers to keep its free weekly community newspaper afloat

Today’s top tip for journalists

Tip: Discover stories with real impact


Journalists need to look beyond Twitter and Google Trends to uncover stories with the power to change laws and society

Jobs board

Group editor - West Wales

Newsquest is seeking a group editor to join its team in Haverfordwest.

PR of the week

Take the 14-day sugar challenge

James Goolnik, a dentist, is on a mission to help the world Kick Sugar. His 14-day sugar challenge cookbook helps people reduce the sugar in their diet, regain their taste buds and boost their health. All profits go to charity Rewards Project.

Freelancers for hire


Half of publishers bet on reader revenue as their main income stream in 2020

The latest RISJ report found that the media industry is turning towards more sustainable business models while podcasting revenue is projected to grow by 30 per cent a year

How MyLondon built a hyperlocal news brand from the ground up

Focusing on sought-after topics like the London Underground is a start, but you also need to use data and local surroundings to find stories and exclusives

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