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The Student View

Podcast articleEducating young people on news deserts, misinformation and social exclusion in the media industry

UK charity The Student View brings journalists into secondary schools to teach pupils about FOI requests and help them get bylines on local news websites


World News Day: Misinformation, mobile journalism and mental health

To mark the day which celebrates the impact of news organisations everywhere, rounds up ten of the most important industry trends

Immigration, EU, climate change: how 16 media outlets helped 16,200 readers with opposing views meet and talk

Project 'Europe Talks' organised face-to-face conversations between readers from 33 countries with conflicting opinions to foster dialogue and counter the extreme polarisation of European political debate

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 26/09/19

Tool for journalists: Credder, for ranking credible and non-credible articles

This new Google Chrome plug-in allows news readers to rate pieces of journalism out of five and give the reasons why - producing a 'mould vs gold' leaderboard of journalists and news outlets

Posted by Jacob Granger on 25/09/19

Six tips to improve the audio quality of your podcast

From using noise gates to music beds, a former BBC Studios producer shares his six shortcuts to expert sound design

Posted by Daniel Green on 24/09/19

How four European publishers experiment with new tools to grow their audience

Reporting from INMA Media Innovation Week, we take a look at four news platforms that test unorthodox ways to engage with their readers and attract revenue

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 24/09/19

Nine tips on crafting the perfect headline for print and online

What does it take to create a compelling top line? The Times offers its advice on distilling the story, words to avoid and trusting your instincts

Posted by Daniel Green on 23/09/19

What more can newsrooms do to tackle the issue of social mobility?

When diversity initiatives are not enough, leaders from Financial Times, Newsquest, Women’s Health and CNN discuss how else they can open up their newsroom to working-class journalists

Posted by Jacob Granger on 23/09/19

Weekly journalism news update: Cairncross, climate change and solutions journalism techniques

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Posted by Jacob Granger on 20/09/19

Cairncross: "The only question that matters is getting people to pay for news"

To secure the future of journalism, the news industry needs to develop ways to make public interest reporting profitable or receive governmental support, says the author of The Cairncross Review

Posted by Jacob Granger on 20/09/19

Get ready for the newsroom of 2020

Wondering what journalism may look like in the next decade? What data skills or foreign languages you may need to learn? Join us at Newsrewired to find out

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 20/09/19

Video articleHow to use solutions journalism to report on responses to social problems

From finding the right interviewee to asking the right questions, the Solutions Journalism Network explains how to report on what is going right

Posted by Jacob Granger on 19/09/19

The Economist turns up the heat on climate change reporting

For the first time in its 176-year history, the publisher is dedicating an entire issue to topics such as carbon dioxide levels and how we got to this point. Here is why

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 19/09/19

Stand-up comedy: why showing that journalists are 'human' can boost audience trust

What happens when journalists try to deliver a punchline? Standup For Journalism project finds that humour can improve public perception of the media

Posted by Daniel Green on 19/09/19

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