How charities can help you find real-life case studies


Human experiences of grief and hope are the most powerful stories a journalist can tell. Charities are a writer's treasure trove and they are almost always happy to help


What journalists wish they knew if they were starting out during a pandemic

Covid-19 has afforded us a moment to reflect on how newsrooms work. Here is some universal advice for budding reporters that has held true over time


Podcast articleDeborah Haynes, foreign affairs editor of Sky News, on the role of journalists in information warfare

The new podcast series Into The Grey Zone explores prominent cyberattacks and real-life violent crime orchestrated by murky international actors. Its host warns newsrooms to stay vigilant as anyone can become a propaganda tool

Should I let the source read my article before publication?

Most editors would insist that showing the interviewee your draft copy undermines the principles of journalism. But there can be some exceptions to the rule

Posted by Jacob Granger and Nathan Clarke on 10/03/21

107 speakers you need at your next journalism event to avoid all-male panels

Let's relegate all-male panels to the Mad Men era where they belong

Posted by Abigail Edge on 09/03/21

Ten steps to become an interviewing maestro

Whether you are planning to grill a politician or conduct a sensitive interview on Zoom, use these tried-and-trusted techniques from the journalist behind Netflix's Inside the World's Toughest Prisons'

Posted by Jacob Granger on 05/03/21

Podcast articleTom Hourigan, senior journalist, BBC News, on reporters' mental health during the pandemic

A new website encourages journalists to open up about the stress and anxiety caused by the lockdown. We spoke to the founder about what newsroom leaders must do to better look after their staff

Posted by Jacob Granger on 04/03/21

Yes, we need to regulate Facebook. But how?

Between inadequate efforts to fight misinformation and opaque decisions around content moderation, voices demanding tighter regulation of the social platform are growing stronger. The trouble is, we cannot agree on who should be in charge

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 03/03/21

How did you get your first job as an audience development producer?

Grace Braddock, City, University of London graduate, shares her tips on job-hunting during the pandemic

Posted by Jacob Granger on 02/03/21

Webinars and chatbots: inside Nikkei's B2B subscription strategy

The coronavirus meant that in-person meetings were banned in Japan, a country with a strong tradition of face-to-face sales. The business publisher had to innovate to sell its products online

Posted by Jacob Granger on 01/03/21

Five tips to break into sports journalism

Is your career goal to cover match days and interview athletes? Here is how to find your feet in the industry

Posted by Nathan Clarke on 25/02/21

Podcast articleDavid Higgerson, chief audience officer, Reach plc, on overcoming leadership challenges during the pandemic

When the country went into lockdown, the newspaper group furloughed and laid off hundreds of staff but it also launched three new local titles. How did it set priorities amid uncertainty?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 25/02/21

Four ways journalists can protect sources using the “deep web”

These tools will help you hide from censors when reporting on and within authoritarian countries

Posted by Nathan Clarke on 25/02/21

Seven tried-and-tested steps to growing your digital subscription model

Thinking of rolling out a reader revenue strategy or revamping your existing one? The Google News Initiative shares tools and templates refined by newsrooms worldwide

Posted by Jacob Granger on 24/02/21

'Give Ofcom the power to demand Facebook to explain its algorithms', Full Fact urges UK parliament

To help tackle harmful disinformation online, social platforms must be transparent about how they moderate misleading content and who is responsible for errors

Posted by Jacob Granger on 23/02/21

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