Journalism apps

Seven free tools for journalists to try in 2021

Upgrade your editing arsenal and organise your schedule at no extra cost with this round-up of mobile apps and online resources

Posted by Jacob Granger on 05/01/21

App for journalists: MyScoop, for commissioning mobile and citizen journalism

This new tool allows you to upload film and photo exclusives during breaking news events and charge organisations for using your content

Posted by Jacob Granger on 03/11/20

App for journalist: JSafe, for reporting online abuse

Do not suffer in silence. This app built for female, female-identifying and non-binary journalists allows you to report instances of harassment and trolling, and receive follow-up support

Posted by Jacob Granger on 19/10/20

Want to discover more constructive journalism stories? This app curates them in one place

Squirrel News compiles articles from the likes of the Guardian, Bloomberg and BBC which report on the solutions to society's problems

Posted by Jacob Granger on 10/09/20

App for journalists: Emulsio, for stabilising shaky camera footage

As more reporters turn to mobile journalism in times of lockdown, this app helps your videos look more steady and professional

Posted by Daniel Green on 03/04/20

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