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5 key considerations for ethical virtual reality storytelling

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Involve the audience in the process and work with a diverse team on VR projects, advises Catherine Allen, freelance VR producer for the BBC

Tool for journalists: AutoEdit, to edit videos quicker using transcriptions

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The tool aims to speed up the process of using transcriptions to produce and edit videos, and to make it easier to add captions

Report: Nearly a quarter of news articles include social media embeds

The study by curation platform SAM also found that 10 per cent of embeds have decayed since the article they featured in had been published

Podcast articleBBC Minute aims to engage young people with global radio news

The 60-second bulletins, broadcast from local stations around the world, give millennials a taste of what's happening in the news

Investigation tips from two student journalists who worked on Panama Papers

Research skills, collaboration and including a human element in the story are all essential when working on a data journalism investigation

Today’s top tip for journalists

Tip: Safety advice for journalists covering the US elections

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Reporting on the upcoming US elections? Here's what to do to stay safe and avoid burnouts

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Dedicated price-comparison website for sports supplements, vitamins, and health foods to launch is set to go live in November to service the 78% of online shoppers who said they’d use a price comparison website for health foods and sports supplements

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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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