UK journalists often fall into 'us v them' trap when covering BAME communities


From misreading their stories to risk of being misled because of lack of knowledge, here is why reporters need to step up their understanding of ethnic and religious communities


How to upload horizontal videos to Instagram's IGTV

Following Instagram's new update to support horizontal video content on IGTV, jogs your memory on how to get started on the platform


The Seattle Times uses crowdfunding to stay independent as ad revenue dwindles

One of the oldest US news publishers turns to its readers to fund its investigative journalism team of the future - and the community backs them

Former Fleet Street journalist sets up new local paper in his small home town

After leaving The Sun, a veteran reporter started publishing the Ilkeston Inquirer to serve the local community at a time other print local newspapers are struggling

Posted by Daniel Green on 28/05/19

Video articleArtificial intelligence, Brexit and LGBTQ+: here is your weekly journalism news update

Pushed for time? Catch up with this week's coverage from

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 24/05/19

The Times employs an AI-powered 'digital butler' JAMES to serve personalised news

The publisher uses machine learning to grow loyal audience by delivering editorial content in the right format, time and place

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 24/05/19

Podcast articleHow can we improve LGBTQ+ diversity in journalism?

News coverage of LGBTQ+ stories, particularly when it comes to transgender people, risks repeating the same mistakes we did with the HIV/AIDS epidemic - unless we learn to listen to the community voices

Posted by Daniel Green on 24/05/19

'Brexit bump' drives millions of UK readers to news websites

Domestic and international media continues benefit from public interest in Brexit. Three publishers reveal how this has helped grow their audience and shape editorial decisions

Posted by Daniel Green on 24/05/19

Sustainable newsroom: relevance and trust are key for successful crowdfunding

When readers care about your content and trust your brand, they are happy to donate money to see investigative journalism thrive

Posted by Jacob Granger on 23/05/19

BuzzFeed UK launches #What2Watch live programme on Twitter

The weekly live stream will also leverage Twitter analytics - including the use of emojis - to understand what the TV audiences care about

Posted by Jacob Granger on 22/05/19

New training bursary to support young investigative journalists launched in memory of Lyra McKee

To honour the legacy of the murdered reporter, the Centre for Investigative Journalism will provide skills and contacts to help fledgling reporters get employed

Posted by Jacob Granger on 21/05/19

Tool for journalists: Thread Reader, for turning Twitter threads into articles

Getting tangled up in messy Twitter threads? Convert those loose posts into simple-to-read articles and save them for later

Posted by Jacob Granger on 21/05/19

Full Fact secures $2 million Google AI grant to fight misinformation

The funding will help the independent organisation pinpoint and prioritise fact-checking the most widely-spread claims in the online space

Posted by Daniel Green on 20/05/19

Eight newsroom beats you did not know covered climate change

Find a new angle for reporting on how climate change impacts people's lives

Posted by Destiny Alvarez on 20/05/19

Podcast articleMental Health Awareness Week: the warning signs of burnout in editors

Excessive workload is not the only cause of burnout in the newsroom - lack of recognition and disillusion take their toll on senior staffers. Here is what you need to watch out for

Posted by Jacob Granger on 17/05/19

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