New campaign calls for a genuine commitment to diversify UK newsrooms


"A central tenet of journalism is holding the powerful to account. That simply cannot preclude looking inwardly at our own newsroom practices any longer"


BBC director-general: "We are activists for impartiality"

Social media users care little about the difference between a personal and commercial Twitter account. So journalists need to refrain from sharing polarising views to help win back public trust


Let us make 2021 a year of good leadership, empathy and effective communication

As stress and anxiety in the newsrooms are mounting, senior news leaders must focus on mental health to harness the power of their remote teams

Three free online classes for journalism students this lockdown

Join these Zoom calls and masterclasses with media professionals to sharpen your journalistic skillset without having to fork out or leave your home

Posted by Zaynah Esat on 08/01/21

Podcast articleJosh Helmuth, morning news anchor for KRDO, on being a journalist on YouTube

Journalists practically live on Twitter but few have a YouTube channel. A US local TV reporter reveals how he thrives on the platform without seeking controversy that could compromise his reputation

Posted by Jacob Granger on 07/01/21

Six self-care tips for journalists to stay sane during the pandemic

The news cycle is once again dominated by harrowing stories about covid-19. As stress and anxiety in the newsroom are a growing concern, try these free and simple ways to take care of your mental wellbeing

Posted by Freya McCoy on 07/01/21

Inside a US local TV station's solutions journalism approach to covid-19 coverage

Last year, Texas-based KXAN launched an investigation into how the pandemic had impacted the education system and what can be done about it

Posted by Jacob Granger on 06/01/21

A beginner's guide to moving from written journalism to audio storytelling

If you are used to typing your articles, a new career in radio or podcasting may seem daunting. Here are five tips on how to write for the ear

Posted by Grace Murray on 05/01/21

Seven free tools for journalists to try in 2021

Upgrade your editing arsenal and organise your schedule at no extra cost with this round-up of mobile apps and online resources

Posted by Jacob Granger on 05/01/21

MoJo checklist: covering political events with a smartphone during covid-19

NDTV's Umashankar Singh shares tips on braving the streets (and helicopters) to cover rallies in the midst of a global pandemic

Posted by Jacob Granger on 04/01/21

Podcast articleChristmas special: what is your one hope or wish for the media industry in 2021?

2020 has not been kind to our newsrooms. looks at what our community truly wants to see maintained or changed in the year ahead, from sustaining solutions journalism to preserving opportunities for young and diverse talent

Posted by Jacob Granger on 23/12/20

Six tips for getting hired during the pandemic

This year, finding a job in the media has been even more difficult than usual. Four journalists tell us how they got their foot in the door

Posted by Alisa Anwar on 23/12/20's favourite stories of 2020

As we near the end of a challenging year for the media industry, we spotlight standout stories of inspiration and innovation from our team, our contributors and journalism students

Posted by Marcela Kunova and Jacob Granger on 23/12/20

Hostwriter to create a virtual, cross-border newsroom to "unbias the news"

The collaborative network has built a community of 5000+ journalists from 154 countries. It is now giving them a unifying platform that brings stories from different perspectives and goes beyond tokenism

Posted by Jacob Granger on 22/12/20

Sponsored content: Why study journalism at Marjon?

Study journalism on the campus of BBC South West Studios, in the heart of Plymouth. Train in our state-of-the-art production facilities and gain the essential practical skills required by today’s newsrooms and media providers

Posted by Jack Horswell on 22/12/20

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