Navigating the blurred lines between commercial and editorial teams


Editors face a continuing struggle in balancing commercial relationships with editorial independence, here is how to get the best of both worlds


Podcast articleSouth American journalists use social media to publish uncensored versions of their investigative stories

In countries where authorities are clamping down on independent journalism, newsrooms find new strategies to report the truth for their audiences


Asian news organisations bring the fight back to online threats and trolls

News websites Rappler in the Philippines and the Quint in India have found new ways to combat disinformation and defend free speech

Student publication faced with defunding after publishing investigative story on initiation rites

Irish student newspaper, the University Times, could lose over 75 per cent of their funding in a referendum on its future, after being discovered to secretly record student initiation

Posted by Daniel Green on 11/04/19

The hidden threats in taming tech by law

Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist James Ball shares his thoughts on the new European laws which affect how big tech companies handle online journalism

Posted by James Ball on 10/04/19

PressPad plans to launch subscription model to support aspiring journalists in need of accommodation

The UK startup that helps unpaid interns lodge in London also challenges the media industry to do more to grow an inclusive and diversified workforce

Posted by Jacob Granger on 09/04/19

Al Jazeera's graphic novel-style story on Nigerian children facing witch-hunt receives award in innovation

Breaking up heavy content into chapters and using true-to-life illustrations helped the authors convey strong visual messages while protecting vulnerable interviewees

Posted by Jacob Granger on 08/04/19

Podcast articleIJF 2019: Driving deep-change and fuelling mobile journalism

If you did not get to attend the International Journalism Festival in Perugia this year, fear not. caught up with some of the speakers in this week's podcast

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 05/04/19

Journalists call for social media platforms to clamp down on politically targeted abuse

Examples of harassment of journalists in India, Malta and Turkey indicate how political groups are using online platforms to silence their critics

Posted by Daniel Green on 05/04/19

Lessons in newsroom innovation from Perugia

Innovators from the FT, CNN, NRK and RISJ shared their knowledge of how to kickstart deep, lasting changes inside news organisations

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 04/04/19

CNN provides a window into life under Taliban rule for the first time in 17 years

Clarissa Ward explains the editorial considerations of interviewing Taliban leaders in Afghanistan as a female journalist

Posted by Daniel Green on 04/04/19

How memberships and subscription models drive business growth

Learn how to grow readership - and revenue - through audience engagement

Posted by Jacob Granger on 04/04/19

When social media audiences are not interested in facts, how can journalists report the truth?

The role of the media in the post-truth era is no longer just informing, but making sure the information reaches the right crowd

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 03/04/19

US community journalists can learn about algorithms thanks to $100k AI ethics grant

New training helps journalists understand how algorithm-based decision-making affects immigrants and low-income communities and how to look for a story

Posted by Jacob Granger on 03/04/19

New interactive map helps you find constructive journalists around the world

Launched by the Constructive Journalism Network, the CoJo map aims to promote collaboration amongst newsrooms, universities and journalists who report on solutions rather focusing on the problems

Posted by Daniel Green on 02/04/19

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