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Global Forum for Media Development creates media advocacy framework to help organisations campaign for better support of the news industry


Media Cubs empowers underprivileged children to become the next generation of journalists

Too white, too posh and too London-centric - the UK media sector is frequently criticised for its lack of diverse voices. One Manchester-based organisation has set out to change that

Six new journalism podcasts to help you get through the pandemic

Stuck inside and in need of inspiration? These shows bring the latest stories about mobile journalism, freelancing, subscriptions and more

Posted by Jacob Granger and Marcela Kunova on 24/07/20

Podcast articleShirish Kulkarni, community organiser at Bureau Local, on why we need to radically rethink news storytelling if we want audiences to listen

What if the reason why people struggle to get past the fourth paragraph of your story is that you are not writing with your reader in mind?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 23/07/20

A searchable court case database aims to improve reporting on public interest stories

No more stories getting missed in long PDFs. UK court reporters will be able to instantly look up defendants' names and upcoming hearings

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 23/07/20

How personal essays can help you win commissions

Baring your soul can open the doors to new publications, help you launch a paid-for newsletter and connect with readers worldwide

Posted by Suchandrika Chakrabarti on 22/07/20

"Look at the robot as your new colleague": what automation can do for sports reporting

Sweden's newsrooms are outsourcing tasks to robots to free up sports journalists for more interesting stories

Posted by Carlo Simone on 21/07/20

Seven best practices for leveraging Facebook videos

Socialinsider crunches the numbers to find out a media outlet’s most effective video length, posting frequency and format

Posted by Teo Lozan on 20/07/20

Nesta study reveals UK is “lagging behind” other countries in funding of public interest news

When more than half of newspaper jobs are concentrated into 10 districts, how do we ensure the sustainability of hyperlocal news?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 17/07/20

Local or global, a virtual network of contributors improves newsroom resilience

While social distancing still dominates our lives, building a community of remote collaborators makes your reporting stronger, relevant and diverse

Posted by Carlo Simone, Marcela Kunova on 16/07/20

2020 challenge: retain new subscribers in a post-pandemic world

The news agenda is rapidly changing. Coronanews fatigue is real. How can publishers turn their 'coronabump' subscribers into loyal readers?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 15/07/20

The hidden impact of reporting on covid-19 from the frontline

From fragile mental health to separated families, eight international journalists open up about their work and life while reporting on the deadly pandemic

Posted by Giedre Peseckyte on 14/07/20

How The Conversation leveraged 'coronabump' to build loyal audience

The publication was about to launch its annual donation campaign just as the covid-19 crisis hit. Instead, it focused on encouraging first-time readers to become newsletter subscribers - and it paid off

Posted by Chris Waiting on 13/07/20

How can we improve team communication in times of working from home?

Leaders are pressed to be more mindful of their reporters’ working conditions, reporters are often painfully aware of how much pressure their editors are under. Here is how we can get through the crisis together

Posted by Newsrewired blog on 09/07/20

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