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The Guardian Mobile Innovation Lab is experimenting with a personalised offline news reading experience for commuters

metro commute

'We are interested in the combination of using topic-based recommendations paired with transparency around those recommendations'


The Paradise and Panama Papers: A look into how Süddeutsche Zeitung kept the leaks a secret

Wolfgang Krach, editor in chief of the German newspaper, gives an overview of the secrecy involved in the two investigations


Return on attention: Neva Labs aims to burst filter bubbles through personalisation

'You can call it "Netflix for news", I prefer to call it the trust economy'

Press Association is using artificial intelligence to help local news organisations produce more data-driven stories

The service will enable local news outlets to publish more stories on issues that affect their readers directly, on subjects such as local crime, education and health

Posted by Caroline Scott on 09/11/17

3 common myths about disinformation your newsroom should know

An insight into the use of algorithms, automation, and human curation created to purposefully distribute misleading information on social media

Posted by Caroline Scott on 08/11/17

Podcast articleHow news organisations can make memberships work

Readers can support a publication's mission more than just financially, by contributing knowledge, expertise and other services

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 08/11/17

How the LA Times engaged with audiences on social for its hit podcast, Dirty John

The publisher was able to draw in people who hadn't listened to podcasts before, as well as continue to captivate audiences after they'd finished the six-part series

Posted by Caroline Scott on 07/11/17

The News Integrity Initiative aims to provide value to journalism 'beyond grant dollars'

The fund is focused on fostering engaged communities and more inclusive media, while seeking to better understand misinformation

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 06/11/17

Startups with innovative solutions for newsrooms can now apply to global programme

Startups for News seeks applications from early-stage companies with products and services that can accelerate newsrooms

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 06/11/17

BBC #newsHACK: Where journalists and developers collaborate on solutions to the media industry's challenges

The events, organised by BBC News Labs and Connected Studio, are driving innovation in news delivery

Posted by Caroline Scott on 03/11/17

What community means for 3 organisations in the media ecosystem

'The word community could not be interpreted in the singular'

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 02/11/17

Throwback Thursday: Mobile journalism, video on the web and 'holding back the pace of change online'

From the archives: In November 2007, Reuters was experimenting with mobile journalism, and online video production was 'slowed down' by a lack of experience

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 02/11/17

Podcast articleHow BBC #newsHACK is driving innovation in news delivery

The BBC initiative brings together developers and journalists to develop new ideas and concepts based around the delivery of online news

Posted by Caroline Scott on 01/11/17

What types of projects suit collaboration? Here are 9 examples to get you started

From fact-checking to building a database of hate incidents, working with other newsrooms or organisations can be a valuable resource

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 31/10/17

Tool for journalists: Brain, for finding keywords in your audio interviews

The search engine uses artificial intelligence to recognise speech, search for phrases, and categorise audio and video

Posted by Caroline Scott on 31/10/17

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