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Weekly journalism news update: fighting misinformation, public service journalism projects, Instagram hashtag strategies

Pushed for time? Catch up with the weekly media news coverage from

Posted by Jacob Granger on 16/08/19

How to land your next job in local news

Recruiters at Reach Plc and Liverpool Echo say understanding company values and key beats are just a few ways to impress regional employers

Posted by Daniel Green on 14/08/19

BBC Extend In News programme gets disabled journalists on the career ladder

The broadcaster places reporters at the likes of Panorama and Money Box to find their passions, hone their skills and support access to the workplace

Posted by Jacob Granger on 07/08/19

Weekly journalism news update: LinkedIn, female representation and digital security

Pushed for time? Catch up with the weekly media news coverage from

Posted by Jacob Granger on 26/07/19

Save Journalism Project is encouraging journalists to speak out against job layoffs

The US-based campaign is calling for the break up of Google and Facebook to give reporters and news organisations a more secure future

Posted by Daniel Green on 25/07/19

The talent question: why newsroom culture needs to change

A new report by RISJ warns that newsrooms are in danger of missing out on much-needed new talent if they do not embrace different recruitment and management strategies

Posted by Jacob Granger on 18/07/19

Making it through the hiring process: how to impress in your next job application

Showing brand awareness and looking up offices location before your job interview can score you extra brownie points with your potential employer

Posted by Jacob Granger on 31/05/19

'Speed dating' events help regional journalism students gain confidence and industry contacts

Class is often a forgotten aspect of diversity. Here is how Leeds Beckett University helps students from the north land a job in the media

Posted by Barbara Henderson on 17/05/19

LinkedIn: here is what journalism students need to know

LinkedIn is the go-to hub for networking with potential employers, but what should aspiring journalists consider before diving into the platform?

Posted by Daniela Teixeira on 27/02/19

Looking for a job in journalism? Check out this advice from industry experts

10 media professionals tell you their top tips for improving your job applications and interviews

Posted by Jacob Granger on 06/09/18

Overseas journalism jobs: How to find them and succeed

We speak to journalists who have successfully made the move abroad for their work. How did it work out? What advice would they give to others? And has it boosted their careers?

Posted by Paul McNally on 17/10/14

What are the key digital skills for those entering journalism?

If you are currently on the hunt for your first journalist job, here are some tips on the digital skills and awareness which may be expected of you, on top of your journalistic ability

Posted by Rachel Bartlett on 11/04/14

#Tip of the day for journalists: CV writing pointers

Tips on improving your CV when looking for a job in the media

Posted by Rachel Bartlett on 02/01/13

Advice on securing your first job in media production

ITN executive producer Derek Dyson shares his top tips for landing key work experience placements to help you find that first job in media production

Posted by Derek Dyson on 16/04/12

Financial Times appoints investigations and special projects editor

Former economy editor for Bloomberg News Christine Spolar has been named as the Financial Times' first investigations and special projects editor

Posted by Rachel Bartlett on 16/09/11

Redundancies as Lincolnshire Echo goes weekly

The paper today confirmed it will move to weekly publication from next month, with around five jobs at risk of compulsory redundancy

Posted by Rachel Bartlett on 16/09/11

'Employers have stopped investing in new journalists' futures'

David Worsfold, group editorial services director, Incisive Media

Posted by David Worsfold on 17/12/10

FOI request reveals BBC staff's disciplinary record

Action has been taken against 375 members of staff since records began in 2006, with English Regions division accounting for most cases

Posted by Laura Oliver on 25/11/10

FT editorial staff to receive pay rise and performance bonus

Staff will get a 3% pay rise for 2011, a £1,000 bonus and are being offered a £300 subsidy toward an iPad or other tablet

Posted by Laura Oliver on 18/11/10

#Tip of the day from - latest journalism job listings

Jobs: To keep track of the latest jobs advertised on, subscribe to Ed Martin's posts on the Editors' Blog. Tipster: Laura Oliver. To submit a tip to, use this link - we will pay a fiver for the best ones published.

Posted by Laura Oliver on 10/11/10

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