Podcast articleJosh Hinkle of KXAN on translating solutions journalism to local TV news


The director of investigations and innovation at a US-based TV station talks about using the traditionally long-form style of reporting in short and sweet TV news bulletins that investigate education inequality during the pandemic


Getting the science right: how to report on coma and unconsciousness

The phrase ‘prolonged disorders of consciousness’ has not got quite the same ring to it but accurate reporting on coma and its variants is necessary for clear and trustworthy storytelling


"Mass customisation" of neighbourhood data can help hyperlocal news become more sustainable

US non-profit media organisation Crosstown lowered the costs of producing local news by maximising the use of public datasets on crime, traffic and coronavirus figures

World News Day: seven stand-out pieces of journalism in 2020

From the pandemic to the Black Lives Matter movement and the climate emergency, this year has been full of twists and turns. celebrates quality reporting on what matters to our communities

Posted by Jacob Granger on 28/09/20

Why empathetic leadership is necessary to diversify newsrooms

Times of crisis and profound transformation are also an opportunity to change news teams for the better. But inclusive journalism is not just about 'diverse' hiring

Posted by James Gray and Marcela Kunova on 25/09/20

UK Ministry of Defence ends its blacklisting of Declassified UK

The authorities have also formally replied to the media freedom alert issued by the Council of Europe, admitting that MoD "was wrong" not to provide comment to the investigative outlet

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 25/09/20

Podcast articleMegan Marrelli, program manager of Meedan, on fact-checking health information during covid-19

As there is still so much we do not know about the coronavirus, Meedan's Digital Health Lab answers journalists' burning questions on 'mid-information' - a science that is still largely unknown

Posted by Jacob Granger on 24/09/20

How has covid-19 affected press freedom around the world?

There have been 426 press freedom violations worldwide in connection to coronavirus coverage. Journalists in Asia, southern Africa and the Middle East talk about the biggest challenges and what can be done

Posted by Jacob Granger on 24/09/20

British government apologises for blacklisting Declassified UK 

In an unprecedented move, the UK Ministry of Defence has apologised to the investigative outlet while Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said he is treating the apparent blacklisting with "utmost seriousness"

Posted by Declassified UK on 23/09/20

Five tips from The Economist to perfect your newsletter strategy

Here is how to craft emails that will keep audiences informed but not overwhelmed

Posted by Jacob Granger on 23/09/20

New online tool helps journalists report on suicide ethically

Despite existing guidelines, one in four stories published in the UK still provides explicit details of the method and more than a half of articles do not contain helpline information. This guide aims to tackle the problem

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 22/09/20

How did you get your first job at a weekly newspaper?

Maya Derrick, Bournemouth University graduate who became a junior reporter at the Herts Advertiser during the pandemic, shares advice on coping with rejection when applying for job post-uni

Posted by James Gray on 22/09/20

The Membership Puzzle Project launches a guide to building a sustainable business model for your newsroom

Whether you want to find a new revenue source or engage with your readers to regain their trust, this resource provides 34 tried-and-tested case studies

Posted by Jacob Granger on 21/09/20

Seven tips for journalism students to ace their virtual courses

University is going to be a bit different this year. Here is how to get the most of Zoom lectures

Posted by Jacob Granger on 21/09/20

After threatening its very existence, covid-19 gave local sports reporting a whole new meaning

So long as the matches are played behind closed doors, sports reporters create the vital link between audiences and their favourite players

Posted by James Gray on 18/09/20

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