“We need to pay close attention to news fatigue and news avoidance”


With news avoidance on the up, media analyst Thomas Baekdal looks at why it is happening, why it is a problem, and what he learned from avoiding news for a month


How to work with international clients while freelancing in the UK

The hosts of podcast series Freelancing for Journalists, Lily Canter and Emma Wilkinson, talk about how to make a success of working for overseas clients


"I don't trust the news trying to tell our stories."

Too many people in the UK do not feel represented in local news. Five months ago, The Bureau Local launched the 'Change the Story' initiative to tackle this problem and here is what they found

New fund for public interest journalism gives £60k to 20 struggling UK newsrooms

The emergency grant wants to help independent news publishers to innovate despite the the covid-19 crisis

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 17/06/20

Digital News Report 2020: covid-19 accelerates digital shifts in the media industry

Latest RISJ research shows that while the pandemic has boosted subscription revenue, its financial impact on the news industry may outweigh the gains

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 16/06/20

“Hey Google, tell me something good”

To counter coronavirus news fatigue, Polish outlet launches a new smart speaker skill that brings listeners solutions journalism stories

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 15/06/20

"Solutions journalism has never been more needed. So we made a game about it"

Everyone can do SoJo, no matter the journalistic experience. Journoresources came up with an entertaining way to prove it

Posted by Jem Collins on 11/06/20

World’s leading expert on design thinking to give keynote at Newsrewired

Justin Ferrell, the founder of the professional fellowship program at the Institute of Design at Stanford University (the, is joining the conference lineup

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 11/06/20

EJC launches Freelance Journalism Assembly to support the self-employed community

The programme, designed to empower and connect freelance media professionals in Europe, will provide training, mentorship and online events

Posted by Adam Thomas, Marcela Kunova on 08/06/20

Can an ‘encyclopaedia of opinions’ help us have healthier conversations?

UK startup Parlia wants to build a complete database of what people think to help us understand - and mend - our polarised society

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 03/06/20

The Bristol Cable launches new tool to engage readers with local journalism

Out of crisis comes an opportunity to turn readers from passive consumers to active members of the newsroom

Posted by Alon Aviram on 01/06/20

Here is why local journalism matters so much to UK communities

As part of its #LoveLocalNews campaign, Bureau Local showcases stories from around the country

Posted by Shirish Kulkarni on 28/05/20

Newsrewired to offer 40 virtual places to local journalists thanks to support from the Google News Initiative

Originally planned to take place on 4 June 2020 in Manchester, our conference has been moved online due to covid-19

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 21/05/20

From gloom to boom: leveraging the 'coronabump' subscription surge

Growing demand for information about coronavirus has led to a spike in online news subscriptions, offering the publishers a glimmer of hope for the post-pandemic world

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 12/05/20

How coronavirus is putting solutions journalism in the spotlight

By analysing evidence of success, solutions journalism can play a vital role in helping us pinpoint what is working to combat covid-19 and in keeping us well-informed, engaged and hopeful about our future

Posted by Giselle Green on 11/05/20

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