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Michelle Fyrne, group editor of SoGlos, on revamping regional media

This independent publication is leveraging 15 years of local coverage, the cookieless future and a new pandemic-prompted editorial focus to realise its revenue potential

Posted by Jacob Granger on 29/07/22

James Hewes, CEO of FIPP, on the legacy of the pandemic on digital media

Publisher headaches as well as opportunities have emerged out of the crisis of the pandemic. Learn how to weigh up what to do about the cookieless future, investing in audio vs video and diversifying your revenue streams

Posted by Jacob Granger on 28/04/22

Why The Telegraph is making audio-first journalism a priority moving forward

Having a dedicated audio team has helped to cover the coronavirus pandemic and the Ukraine war both quickly and creatively. But the focus moving forward is narrative-driven episodic content

Posted by Jacob Granger on 22/04/22

Dos and don’ts of reporting on devolved nations

Rule number one - never say "the UK" when you mean just England

Posted by Isla Whateley on 17/02/22

How journalists and academics can tackle misinformation together

We need powerful partnerships between the UK's research sector and news industry to counter online falsehoods

Posted by Chris Waiting on 14/02/22

Tip: How to reshape your newsroom

The pandemic has changed the way journalists work. While we are still figuring out the way forward, it is the right time to create a newsroom we want for the future

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 01/02/22

How to make the most out of the video press conference

Online pressers are here to stay so make sure you get your questions answered by the tiny speakers on Zoom

Posted by Joseph Cummins on 25/01/22

Could “prebunking” be the cure to helping audiences spot false news?

Two social psychology professors have created a set of games that teach online users the manipulative tactics that are used to spread falsehoods

Posted by Freya Scott-Turner on 15/12/21

How the covid pandemic changed digital journalism

Mobile journalism and Zoom interviews have put pressure on older journalists to adapt

Posted by James Mahon on 03/12/21

How has the pandemic changed media recruitment?

While hybrid working allows employers to recruit from a wider pool of talent, some struggle to retain staff lured by the vast sea of opportunities

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 10/11/21

Five essential tips for delivering online training

Use these simple steps to create the best teaching and learning experience for your virtual students

Posted by Dr Holly Powell-Jones on 06/09/21

How to offer the best possible work experience in a virtual newsroom editorial team shares lessons learned from one year of remote working with journalism students and graduates

Posted by Marcela Kunova, Jacob Granger on 31/08/21

Headlines Network creates free workshops for journalists to support their mental health

A new initiative provides courses and resources for newsrooms to help them address stress and burnout

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 06/08/21

How the Journalists’ Charity helps the industry affected by the pandemic

"In 2020, fifteen journalists and their families were saved from homelessness because of our intervention."

Posted by James Brindle on 03/08/21

Exploring the fight against misinformation

Where is the place of professional journalism in the sea of online untruths?

Posted by Laura Morelli on 02/08/21

NottinghamshireLive experiments with people-powered journalism

This summer, the local news outlet invited its readers to set the news agenda, then teamed up with four journalism students to tell community stories

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 28/07/21

13 self-care tips for overworked journalists

The pandemic has been exhausting for media professionals. Journalist and mental health advocate Hannah Storm shares accessible advice on taking care of your mental wellbeing

Posted by Hannah Storm on 27/07/21

Why ‘slow journalism’ thrived during the pandemic

The member-centred approach at Tortoise helped readers to feel connected and empowered against the backdrop of loneliness and gloom

Posted by Milly Martin on 23/07/21

Hybrid working is here to stay but journalists need to be "sensible about it"

Head of editorial delivery at and warns against "rampant individualism" in the media industry that puts the comfort of working from home before training junior colleagues in the newsroom

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 21/07/21

How the Financial Times helped its journalists build resilience during the pandemic

From live-streaming editorial meetings to providing self-management training, the publisher upped its efforts to support its staff through gloom and exhaustion

Posted by Osama Gaweesh on 19/07/21

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