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Companies House for journalists: The basics for accessing financial data on UK firms

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Every company and business owner in the UK has to register its details with Companies House, so how can journalists turn this information into stories?

5 online databases for journalists to find new sources

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These resources can help you find people for your story when you're struggling with your own contacts

Two models to fund fact-checking as ‘a public good'

Fact-checking is a public service form of journalism that's going through the same struggles as many other media – monetising and making their projects sustainable

NPR releases open source social media tools for newsrooms

The Lunchbox suite of customisable apps helps social media teams create or tweak images for sharing across networks

Lessons in digital innovation from 5 leading news outlets

Some news organisations, old and new, have been better than others at adopting digital strategies. But what do they have in common?

Today’s top tip for journalists

Tip: How to encourage newsroom collaboration outside hackathons

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Remember this advice that makes it easier for people in a news organisation to develop ideas together, even outside of organised events

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PR of the week

JPY gears up to release revolutionary Threads message hub

First Cloud service to unify email and phone calls for sharing and searching: The next generation of cloud-based team communications is set to be launched this September and Surbiton-based JPY Ltd, the firm behind Threads®, is gearing up for release with a pilot offer to small businesses.

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How to deal with online rumours and debunking

Tow Center fellow Craig Silverman shared his advice on responsibly discussing rumours and debunking misinformation online in launching new study 'Lies, Damn Lies and Viral Content'

Ophan: Key metrics informing editorial at the Guardian

The outlet's in-house analytics platform, designed to promote the 'democratisation of data', recently launched new features including a bigger focus on attention time