USA Today uses augmented reality to dive deeper into topical news stories


Mobile audiences are spending more than twice as much time with interactive stories compared to regular content on the same topic

The publication has seen engagement and time per user on its app soar for interactive content exploring the anniversary of the Apollo mission to the Oscars


David Leigh's survival guide to investigative journalism

Veteran reporter reveals what he has learned from 40 years in the craft and shares tips on practising "adversarial journalism" in the post-truth era


The Economist launches weekly podcast and newsletter on US election to boost subscriptions

The 'Checks and Balance' coverage provides a clearer rundown of events leading up to the presidential election, building on existing demand for the topic and the formats

Podcast article'Give them a reason to take you seriously': how journalism students can land scoops

Getting bylines can be tough when you are short of contacts and confidence. One Bournemouth University student talks about uncovering a shocking exclusive story that made the front page of his local newspaper

Posted by Jacob Granger on 30/01/20

Video articleApp for journalists: Doubletake, for recording both sides of an interview on smartphone

This new free app by FilmicPro allows you to record with two cameras on your mobile phone at the same time to capture interactions

Posted by Daniel Green on 30/01/20

'Cinematic journalism': why China Daily used 360° footage to preserve Hong Kong riots in time

Virtual reality headsets may not be anyone's first format for news now, but in 50 years time, it might allow audiences to experience historic events as if they were there

Posted by Jacob Granger on 29/01/20

What makes a good publisher podcast?

Access to experts, quality production and enjoyability: a recipe for what sets media shows apart, according to one of the organisers of The Publisher Podcast Awards

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 28/01/20

Bloomberg Media invests in climate reporting, launches new brand

Bloomberg Green will produce global and solutions-focused coverage on a topic often weighed down by 'depressing' statistics

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 27/01/20

Podcast articleHow CBC Calgary connects with local communities through mobile journalism 'pop-up bureaus'

As big TV cameras can be intimidating, one Canadian community reporter uses just his smartphone to bring stories from underreported neighbourhoods

Posted by Jacob Granger on 24/01/20

What to look for when choosing a journalism course at university

Deciding what and where to study for an undergraduate or postgraduate media degree? Use this guide to make sure you cover all the bases

Posted by Daniel Green on 24/01/20

'Conscious commissioning': what The Times learned from deep analysis of its journalism

From reducing wire content by 20 per cent to training business reporters in visual storytelling, the news brand has made some bold, data-driven changes to its editorial

Posted by Jacob Granger on 23/01/20

App for journalists: PhotoGrid, for creating eye-catching images on Instagram

As audiences flock to Instagram and TikTok for visual content, this app helps you create beautiful vertical stories to drive engagement

Posted by Daniel Green on 22/01/20

New platform launches to support investigative journalists in south-eastern Europe

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network has created a new tool - BIRD - to provide resources and legal assistance to journalists in the region while reporting on and documenting attacks on the media

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 21/01/20

Podcast articleOptimising Tweetdeck and digital doorstepping: dos and don'ts of social media reporting

"A handful of tweets doesn't constitute a groundswell of opinion"

Posted by Jacob Granger on 17/01/20

UK charity turns secondary school students into budding reporters

As part of a drive to improve media literacy, The Student View has teamed up with Google and the Financial Times to help pupils get bylines on local publications

Posted by Daniel Green on 17/01/20

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