How MyLondon built a hyperlocal news brand from the ground up


Focusing on sought-after topics like the London Underground is a start, but you also need to use data and local surroundings to find stories and exclusives


How to find under-reported topics that readers actually pay attention to

The best editorial decisions are often based on data. A new tool, Currents, helps publishers identify which content audiences are searching for and engaging with


Engage your audience with constructive journalism

Want to try a different approach to your reporting? Constructive Journalism Network offers a few solutions-based techniques to take into your newsroom

What will the next decade look like for journalism?

From augmented reality to changing business models, we look at the challenges and tools that might shape the 2020s

Posted by Daniel Green on 24/12/19

Advice for using mobile journalism techniques in sports reporting

Make the most of your smartphone when interviewing players, telling their stories and reporting from the heart of the action

Posted by Jacob Granger on 23/12/19

Podcast articleChristmas podcast: looks back at 2019's hot (and not) topics in the media industry

What have we learned from 2019 and what is in store for 2020? Editor Marcela Kunova reflects on what topics journalists care about the most but also what content they share without reading

Posted by Jacob Granger on 20/12/19

What did the 2010s mean for the media industry?

Before we dive into the 2020s, looked back at the challenges and opportunities the past decade has brought to the UK newsrooms

Posted by Daniel Green on 19/12/19

What can we do to help independent journalists in authoritarian countries?

With press freedom increasingly under attack around the world, a Hungarian investigative reporter urges the industry to unite in solidarity or face the consequences

Posted by Daniel Green on 18/12/19

New BJTC scheme helps disadvantaged journalism students afford work placements, whether that is paying for their commute or a new pair of shoes

The scheme will fund to up to 250 budding journalists as newsrooms strive to diversify their teams to better serve under-represented communities

Posted by Jacob Granger on 16/12/19

Podcast articleData journalism meets podcast: how Reach turns databases into human stories

The North in Numbers podcast is a new series of data-led interviews that shows there is a personal story to be told in every large database. The tricky part is to ensure listeners do not get information overload

Posted by Jacob Granger on 13/12/19

Brunel University student to launch newspaper in memory of uncle and journalist David May

After the university's student publication was forced to close due to lack of interest, the legacy of the late veteran reporter has inspired a new generation

Posted by Jacob Granger on 13/12/19

Sky News and BuzzFeed UK collaborate on livestreaming UK general election 2019 overnight show

Why did a mainstream TV channel and a website best known for entertainment content team up? One wants to find younger news audiences, while the other wants to show it can do more than cat memes

Posted by Jacob Granger on 12/12/19

Regional journalism students to cover UK election results for younger audiences

More than 25 universities teamed up with BJTC to take part in reporting on counts from across the country during an eight-hour local community radio programme and to better represent the under-25s

Posted by Daniel Green on 12/12/19

'I’m feeling like I am part of the community, I have something I can feel proud of'

Many would give up if they did not make it into journalism by the age of 35. These two community reporters found new purpose in reporting local stories thanks to their perseverance - and Facebook funding

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 11/12/19

What skills will journalists need in 2020?

Newsroom leaders from FT, CNN and Forbes reveal how they are preparing their reporters for the decade ahead and why it still matters to be able to pick up the phone

Posted by Melissa Spence and Amy Batt on 11/12/19

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