Journalists should not act like 'disaster tourists' when covering the refugee crisis

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There's a need for more constructive, analytical reporting on the refugee crisis, says Anna Masera of Italian daily La Stampa

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Don’t just shut the door: What publishers can do to combat ad-blocking

The New York Times, Bild and Verdens Gang explained the measures they’ve implemented to deal with the rise of ad-blockers at Digital Media Europe in Vienna today

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Is curation the way forward? A Swiss media group's take on getting people to pay for regional news

Swiss media company Tamedia is hand-picking 12 stories a day, seven days a week from across its 21 titles in a new app called Zwölf

How Spain’s El País is responding to digital transformation

‘We thought that because we survived the first wave of change, we were safe, but that’s not true. It’s that sense of comfort that worries me’

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 20/04/16

App for journalists: Talkee, for attaching audio to photos

Add personalised voice annotations to your images with this free app

Posted by Caroline Scott on 19/04/16

NPR's visuals team is using an analytics bot to measure if people care about stories

'We'd been playing around with alternative metrics for longer than one and a half years and this idea came out of our questioning of what our mission is, why have a visuals team at a radio organisation?'

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 18/04/16

How to get started as a freelance journalist abroad

Former technology editor Abigail Edge, who moved from the UK to Denver in 2015, shares advice for anyone thinking about becoming a freelancer overseas

Posted by Abigail Edge on 15/04/16

Why journalists should be more involved in product development in the newsroom

In newsrooms, a product manager can be the 'connective tissue' between the editorial and commercial side of the business

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 14/04/16

How AOL plans to tackle the 'perfect storm' as readers move to mobile

Speaking at the FT Digital Media 2016 conference, Jimmy Maymann, executive vice president at AOL, explains how his company is preparing to update its output to match changing audience habits

Posted by Caroline Scott on 14/04/16

Now is a good time for publishers to invest in virtual reality

As virtual reality grows in popularity, news organisations should get started in the immersive medium before they are left behind

Posted by Caroline Scott on 13/04/16

'We curate, you query': Inside CNN's new Facebook Messenger chat bot

Chatting with a bot is still a long way from becoming a personalised reading experience

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 13/04/16

The challenges of making online video pay

Speaking at FT Digital Media 2016 conference, Lindsay Nelson, global head of brand strategy at Vox Media, shared some insights into how publishers are hoping to profit from online video growth

Posted by Caroline Scott on 13/04/16

The risk-taker's manual: 3 insights into failing better from #IJF16

Innovative experiments can put your organisation on the map, but what happens when things go wrong?

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 12/04/16

'Can I use your picture?': Copyright advice for working with eyewitness media fairly from #IJF16

'The question shouldn't be "is this your video?" It should be "did you take this video?"'

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 12/04/16

How Meedan is building tools for collaborative investigative work

It's about 'human-focused work with the support of robots and algorithms'

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 09/04/16

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