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Facebook: ‘We have a responsibility’ to help local news organisations find sustainable business models

80 journalists will receive NCTJ training in a £4.5m Community News Project launching in 2019

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Podcast articleThe Financial Times shows the interactive capabilities of smart speakers with new audio documentary

Take a look at 'Hidden Cities: Berlin', the interactive audio experience immersing audiences in stories about Berlin

Which metrics truly matter to improve your online content?

Clicks mean nothing if you do not understand how to use online analytics to improve the quality of your editorial

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 21/11/18

What is it like to be a young, female photojournalist in a male-dominated industry?

Reuters’ photojournalist Hannah McKay talks about winning the Pulitzer Prize for reporting on Rohingya refugee crisis and the upsides — and downsides — of being a 30-year-old female news photographer

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 20/11/18

Tools for journalists: Gmail plug-ins to improve your productivity

As journalists, we can spend a lot of our time in our e-mail inboxes, so try these free plug-ins aim to make follow-up e-mails and staying in touch faster

Posted by Jacob Granger on 19/11/18

How Vogue International engages Generation Z on Instagram

Hannah Ray, head of social strategy and storytelling, Vogue International, explains how the publisher attracts younger audiences by giving them space to tell their own stories

Posted by Beth Andralojc and Marcela Kunova on 19/11/18

Video articleVoice, Instagram and crowdfunding: Here is your weekly journalism news update

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Posted by Caroline Scott on 16/11/18

Podcast articleThe Correspondent promises English-speaking audiences an 'antidote' to breaking news

In this week’s podcast, Rob Wijnberg, founder, De Correspondent, talks about how their $2.5m crowdfunding campaign to launch an English language version aims to bring their audiences a true understanding of news, rather than reporting on the recent and immediate

Posted by Jacob Granger on 16/11/18

Difficulty to monetise content holds publishers back from innovating on voice platforms

Although TV and radio broadcasters have a considerable advantage when it comes to producing or adapting content for smart speakers, many are still hesitant to dedicate time and resources to launching on voice activated devices

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 15/11/18

The Financial Times creates interactive audio documentary to immerse audiences in stories about Berlin

Using Google Assistant, Hidden Cities features FT editors and correspondents taking listeners on an audio tour of the German capital

Posted by Caroline Scott on 15/11/18

Is your news organisation new to Instagram Stories? Here is how to get started

Speaking at News Xchange, Elisa Benson, news and publishing partnerships at Instagram, gives her top tips for getting your publisher's content noticed

Posted by Caroline Scott on 15/11/18

The Guardian US and Eagle Eye student newspaper scoop Global Youth and News Media Prize for joint coverage on the March for Our Lives movement

The Parkland students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school recieved a standing ovation at News Xchange in Edinburgh for their guest-editing work at the Guardian US

Posted by Caroline Scott on 14/11/18

Five ways the BBC will boost its audience engagement in 2019

Lord Tony Hall, director general, BBC, explains why he believes news organisations must stick together to defend the industry and help audiences to see their world reflected in the media

Posted by Caroline Scott on 14/11/18

How adopting a different business model can help future-proof news organisations

Our business models panel from newsrewired discuss how cooperative memberships, collaborative networking and charity status could help local news organisations thrive

Posted by Jacob Granger on 13/11/18

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