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5 alternatives to journalism internships

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Placements and internships are not the only way to build a journalism portfolio, so here are some other options to help get your foot in the door

Portable and intimate: When can podcasts really shine?


Serial 'brought the focus back onto audio', but what are the medium's strengths and where can podcasts best fit in your reporting?

Graphic News: Comics journalism is going mobile-first in Italy

With illustrated news articles designed to be read on mobile devices, the new site has launched an English-language version with nine new stories to reach a wider audience

EJC opens applications for development grants

Journalists and media organisations can now apply for up to €20,000 funding until September 9

Advice for hyperlocals from Philadelphia's Billy Penn

A smaller newsroom means you can be fast and try 'crazy' things, explains Billy Penn founder Jim Brady

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Tip: Learn how readers can help you write social headlines


Remember this advice next time you're struggling to find an interesting headline to accompany your article on social media

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Roger Michael will reboot his infamous night I AM ROCKSTAR TUESDAYS in association with Herve Leger and Boujis Lawn Tennis Club Season

London, Tuesday June 30: This evening, legendary nightlife promoter and City Ambassador of InList Roger Michael will reboot his infamous night, I AM ROCKSTAR TUESDAYS in association with Herve Leger and Boujis Lawn Tennis Club Season

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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