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'Actionable user needs' make for more efficient newsrooms

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Too often, the bulk of stories amounts to a fraction of traffic. A new report by smartocto shows how data can be used to create articles your readers want

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Direct publishing: what you need to know about this new technology

News outlets can now connect with their mobile audiences directly, without the interference of algorithms or bad actors, whilst taking back control over brand, ad revenue and data

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Covering climate change: what can journalists learn from the pandemic?

The climate crisis and covid-19 share many similarities - they are scary, intangible, and difficult to explain. Reuters Institute’s Wolfgang Blau talks about best practices to bring environmental stories to your audiences

Podcast articleOsama Gaweesh, refugee journalist, on his journey into the UK media industry

As he joins Journalism.co.uk via the Refugee Journalism Project, our apprentice reporter recounts his story of taking part in the 2011 Egyptian uprisings, launching a dissident TV channel in Turkey and being exiled to the UK

Posted by Jacob Granger on 03/06/21

How will covid-19 shape the future of UK court reporting?

Many court reporters have made do with Skype calls to cover legal proceedings during the pandemic. Despite ropey connections and bad audio, this could help renew interest in the field

Posted by Jacob Granger on 02/06/21

How to identify new audience growth opportunities

The Daily Star, The Times and Sunday Times, The Economist and The South China Morning Post have all created strategies to discover and attract younger and more diverse readers

Posted by Jacob Granger on 01/06/21

Nine ways newsrooms can incorporate more audio in their work

The ability to hear stories is essential for visually impaired audiences and anyone who wants to consume content on the move

Posted by Damian Radcliffe on 28/05/21

Podcast articleNewsrewired special: the CIA's secrets to creative problem solving

Just like journalists, the CIA agents deal with stress, deadlines and tasks, leaving little time for creative thinking. Get inspired by their four techniques that can increase your own solution-generating power

Posted by Jacob Granger on 27/05/21

How artificial intelligence can help solve journalism’s problems

Local and investigative journalists use AI-powered tools to save time and money and focus on what they do best: tell stories

Posted by Isobel McCarthy, Marcela Kunova on 26/05/21

The Economist creates a new revenue stream with online courses

As the world got used to e-learning, the business news publisher spotted an opportunity for a new product aimed at time-poor, mid-career readers

Posted by Jacob Granger on 25/05/21

What is the future of work in our newsrooms?

Kevin Delaney, co-founder of Reset Work and Quartz, spoke at Newsrewired about the unique chance to improve the way our organisations work in the post-pandemic world

Posted by Jacob Granger on 24/05/21

Podcast articleNewsrewired special: emerging social platforms and why journalists should care

Clubhouse, TikTok, Twitter Spaces and Instagram Reels are amongst the shiny new social platforms and features launched recently. Do they really matter to journalism or are they a passing fad?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 21/05/21

Create a trust strategy for your news organisation

Mistrust towards the news can come down to many factors: portrayal of communities, fear of being manipulated or even spelling and grammar. What can your newsroom do to restore relationships with readers?

Posted by Nathan Clarke on 21/05/21

How to drive change in the newsroom and overcome obstacles to innovation

Reuters global editor Jane Barrett shares a three-step plan to see transformation projects through from start to finish

Posted by Nishan Chilkuri on 21/05/21

Six steps to setting up your home studio with a smartphone

Bye bye choppy audio and dark video while working from home. Learn how to create professional content using mobile gadgets and DIY hacks

Posted by Josey Vaughan-Hughes and Jacob Granger on 20/05/21

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