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Here is the latest journalism news from this week:
'Unbias' the news: A lack of diversity in newsrooms has a real impact on the quality of reporting, from missing valuable stories to not representing audiences they are meant to serve.
In this week's podcast, we spoke with Tabea Grzeszyk, CEO and co-founder of the collaborative network for journalists Hostwriter, about what we can do to 'unbias' the news and how bringing a wider range of voices is vital for the survival of the industry. Listen now
Text-to-speech: In our fast-paced, 24-hour news cycle, it is a struggle to find the time to read the latest stories.
Curio is an online tool that offers a solution to this by selecting content it thinks you will be interested in and providing it in audio form. Read more
Solutions journalism: The World Press Photo Foundation, in partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network and the Message In A Photo Foundation, has launched a new initiative to promote a solutions-based approach to visual storytelling.
The Solutions Visual Journalism Initiative will offer around $5,000 to a handful of photojournalists to pursue a project with a solutions approach. Read more
BAME women: A BBC podcast has put BAME women at the centre of key conversations as it aims to reflect the diverse nature of their communities.
Launched last year by journalist Jessie Aru Phillips, 'The Sista Collective' has covered a range of talking points and challenged stereotypes about women of colour. Read more
Interactivity: With developments on major news stories happening across the world on an almost daily basis, it is easy for readers to lose track of the background.
Timetoast allows you to present any series of events, from the climate crisis to Brexit, in an easy-to-understand and interactive timeline for your audience. Read more
Ethics: News organisations have often invited voices from populist and extremist groups to expose their views on air. However, this can sometimes have the unintended effect of reinforcing support for their ideas.
So how can journalists cover these issues without becoming part of the propaganda and amplifying hate? Read more
Live podcasting: Quizzes, stand-up comedy and backdrop images are simple tools you can use to bring your audio show to life when recording in front of a live audience.
Freelance journalist and podcaster Suchandrika Chakrabarti explains how to grow your audience with a live podcast recording ahead of her workshop at our digital journalism conference, Newsrewired. Read more
Save the date: Newsrewired takes place on the 27 November at Reuters, London. Head to newsrewired.com for the full agenda and tickets
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