Virtual events: how The Financial Times attracted 250k delegates during the pandemic


The number of online attendees increased tenfold in 2020, with three quarters being non-subscribers. This could be a game-changer for growing subscriptions through hybrid events in the future


Refugee journalists help 1000 European refugees to tell their stories

The One Thousand Dreams project helps storytellers empower fellow refugees to share their experiences, shattering their stereotypical portrayal as invaders or helpless victims


I am a community journalist: what can AI do for me?

In this special series that focuses on journalism rather than algorithms, we look at how the Austrian publisher Kronen Zeitung uses machine learning to moderate user comments and grow engagement

Opinion | What does GB News mean for the UK media landscape?

The Conversation's Chris Waiting looks at the impact of the newly launched TV station on trust in news

Posted by Chris Waiting on 02/07/21

Apply now: mentorship scheme to support innovation in UK local and regional newsrooms launches a pilot programme to help smaller news publishers experiment with new tools and strategies

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 01/07/21

Podcast articleFrancesco Zaffarano, editor-in-chief of Will Media, on shaking up the Italian news industry

How one media start-up is looking to gain the trust of Gen Z audiences by getting out of its big-city bubble and meeting readers in their hometowns

Posted by Jacob Granger on 01/07/21

Subscription strategy lessons from The Atlantic, Bloomberg and Business Insider

What can news publishers do to sweeten the pot for potential subscribers, or cash in on readers who are never going to return or pay for content?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 30/06/21

Why German newspaper Bild is looking to venture into TV news

Even with 1.2 million daily print sales and 540k digital subscribers, the news organisation wants to crack new markets and formats to safeguard its future

Posted by Jacob Granger on 29/06/21

Eight ways to make audio pay in smaller newsrooms

Podcast revenue is not limited to just ads: you can also monetise content through collaboration, sponsorship, donations and many other tactics

Posted by Damian Radcliffe on 28/06/21

'Headlines in real time': The Wall Street Journal makes "live journalism" a hit during the pandemic

The live events business is not just a chance to find new audiences but to also land new story scoops. With its first hybrid event, the US publisher will try to retain the best of both physical and virtual worlds

Posted by Jacob Granger on 25/06/21

UNESCO-ICFJ report: three quarters of women journalists experience online violence

Threats of physical and sexual violence lead many women journalists to self-censor, withdraw from all online interactions and develop mental health issues. Arab women most at risk of offline attacks linked to online abuse

Posted by Osama Gaweesh on 24/06/21

Reuters Institute Digital News Report: 'Overall, we feel quite optimistic about where the industry is heading'

The pandemic has given the media a renewed sense of purpose reflected in increased public trust. But the news still proves hard to monetise

Posted by Jacob Granger, Marcela Kunova on 23/06/21

Journalism students in Bangladesh are getting ready for the digital-first future with free online tools

Instead of pushing expensive newsroom software, one university is putting free tools like Podbean, Tweetdeck, Revue and Canva at the heart of its newest media course so graduates can actually use what they have learned

Posted by Jacob Granger on 22/06/21

Apple and Spotify paid-for subscriptions: what does it mean for publishers?

The tech giants' move towards podcast monetisation can be an opportunity for the media to build loyalty and revenue

Posted by Katie Templeton Knight on 21/06/21

Nuseir Yassin: 'Media brands must focus on human stories or they will lose out to social content'

The vlogger behind the Nas Daily brand with 40m followers urges news outlets to change the way they tell stories before opinionated content creators scoop up the audience's attention

Posted by Jacob Granger on 18/06/21

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