Lottie Gross, freelance writer, on how to make travel writing work when you cannot travel


Finding freelance work in a lockdown has been a nightmare for many but travel writing was especially badly hit. Here is how the pandemic forced the industry to reinvent itself


Kellie Riordan, managing editor at ABC, on how the broadcaster made podcasts a hit during lockdown

When the coronavirus pandemic forced people to work from home, commuters around the world lost touch with their favourite shows. But the Australian public broadcaster has enjoyed record-breaking months instead


Shirish Kulkarni, community organiser at Bureau Local, on why we need to radically rethink news storytelling if we want audiences to listen

What if the reason why people struggle to get past the fourth paragraph of your story is that you are not writing with your reader in mind?

De'Graft Mensah, presenter of BBC Newsround, on reporting the coronavirus for schoolchildren

The current pandemic is a topic that all audiences find difficult to process. Here is what you need to factor in when your talk to the six to 12 year-olds

Posted by Jacob Granger on 09/04/20

Hazel Baker, head of UGC newsgathering at Reuters, on fighting covid-19 mis- and disinformation

In a climate of fear, conspiracy theories fester and audiences often share false information in good faith. Reuters reflects on the variety of ways reporters working from home can separate fact from fiction

Posted by Jacob Granger on 02/04/20

Trine Syvertsen, professor of media studies at University of Oslo, on digital detoxing during the covid-19 crisis

Audiences cannot get enough of it, journalists struggle to keep on top of it: information about coronavirus seems like the only topic that matters right now. Can we really afford to take screen breaks at a time like this?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 27/03/20

Jemima Villanueva, executive director EMEA at The Atlantic, on what makes an award-winning podcast

Production values, sound design and innovative approach to interviewing can make or break your chance to win the next Publisher Podcast Award. We asked one judge what podcasters around the world can learn from this year's winners

Posted by Jacob Granger on 12/03/20

Jesse Thorn, voice of Bullseye and The Turnaround, on what makes a successful podcast host

The NPR podcaster talks about what he has learned from interviewing celebrity guests and veteran chat show hosts

Posted by Jacob Granger on 06/03/20

Mark McAdam, broadcaster at Sky Sports News, on reporting football transfer stories

Sources, rumours and Deadline Day: the January transfer window is full of twists and turns. Here is how teams verify leads and go to air with accurate information

Posted by Jacob Granger on 27/02/20

Paul Caruana Galizia, journalist at Tortoise, on 'My Mother's Murder' podcast

Daphne Caruana Galizia, a Maltese investigative journalist, was assassinated in 2017. Her son talks about the emotional journey of investigating her death and the importance of keeping her legacy alive

Posted by Jacob Granger on 21/02/20

Danny Lein and Dana Nastase of Twipe on creating habit-forming news products

What makes your reader use your app in the morning with their cup of coffee? This new research helps publishers understand audiences' behaviour and adapt content to fit their daily lives

Posted by Jacob Granger on 14/02/20

Victoria Hutton, freelance videographer, on how to become your own boss

Scratching your head over invoicing? Unsure how to plan your workload? The former head of video at Hello! magazine talks about her leap into the world of freelance and shares her tips for success

Posted by Jacob Granger on 07/02/20

Connor Stringer, journalism student, on landing scoops while at university

Getting bylines can be tough when you are short of contacts and confidence. We find out how one Bournemouth University student uncovered a shocking exclusive story that made the front page of his local newspaper

Posted by Jacob Granger on 30/01/20

Dan McGarvey, reporter at CBC Calgary, on connecting with local communities through mobile journalism 'pop-up bureaus'

Big TV cameras can be intimidating to the public - so one Canadian community reporter uses just his smartphone to produce stories from underreported neighbourhoods

Posted by Jacob Granger on 24/01/20

Kevin Donnellan, social media consultant, on the 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

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