RISJ trust report: redefine your public image or bad actors will do it for you


The latest Trust in News Project paper finds that journalists and readers are not always on the same page when it comes to building a trusting relationship


Deborah Haynes: 'The online environment is a hostile environment'

The Sky News foreign affairs editor has investigated invisible threats facing nations and members of the public. But journalists can also get pulled into the firing line and must be wary of dodgy job offers and online trolls


Podcast articleTristan Kirk, court correspondent, The Evening Standard, on virtual attendance at UK courts

The pandemic meant journalists swapped courtrooms for living rooms to cover legal hearings. Now new proposed legislation could make virtual reporting a permanent feature, which could be a game-changer for the industry

How journalism students can stand out amongst their peers

Make sure your prospective employer keeps reading your CV and you are not a forgettable interviewee

Posted by Isobel McCarthy on 21/04/21

Reuters spotlights top researchers pushing the climate change debate

The Hot List ranks the 1,000 most influential climatologists, including lower-profile but high-impact scientists, those who work in developing countries, and women in the field

Posted by Jacob Granger on 20/04/21

I am a local journalist: what can AI do for me?

In this new special series that focuses on journalism rather than algorithms, we look at how the Norwegian regional title Bergens Tidende uses automation to cover the real estate market

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 19/04/21

How journalists can sensitively report on eating disorders

The media must be careful not to encourage readers to mimic unhealthy eating behaviours and perpetuate existing stigmas

Posted by Charlotte Burholt on 16/04/21

Podcast articleNikki Akinola, diversity and inclusion co-ordinator, NCTJ, on diversifying British journalism

The debate on racism in the media sparked by the Harry and Meghan interview gave the NCTJ's diversity scheme an unexpected boost

Posted by Jacob Granger on 15/04/21

Try to ask the public "Are you happy?" next time you are covering an election campaign

Four Indian journalists set out on a road trip to report on the Kerala local election. With one simple question, they spotlighted issues communities really care about

Posted by Jacob Granger on 14/04/21

Who pays when a journalist is bribed?

Corruption in the media is still a largely taboo topic. But corporations seeking positive spin never stop looking for inexperienced or unethical reporters

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 13/04/21

A decade on from the Arab Spring: ten ways use of social media has changed in the Middle East

In 2011, Facebook and Twitter were key players for political uprisings in the region. Ten years later, TikTok videos celebrating Ramadan are proving a hit

Posted by Damian Radcliffe on 12/04/21

"You’re not writing the hardest-hitting stories but they mean something to someone"

Two Facebook-funded community reporters from Bournemouth and Birmingham talk about the impact of their work during the pandemic

Posted by Carlo Simone on 09/04/21

How to build a music blog from scratch

The founder and editor of Vibez Music shares his tips on getting interviews with artists and growing online audience

Posted by Carlo Simone on 08/04/21

Pandemic opened newsrooms to journalists with disabilities

In lockdown, working from home became accepted and an access barrier has been (finally) lifted

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 08/04/21

How to report on artificial intelligence

There is more to AI than fears of killer robots or dreams of it fixing all of humanity's problems. Four of the best brains in the business share their tips on tackling this tricky topic

Posted by Lakshmi Sivadas and Sabrina Argoub on 07/04/21

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