The alternative take on local journalism at Taproot Edmonton in Canada


The founders hope their business model will help support the news needs of the local community

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Six universities are taking part in a project that brings cross-border reporting into the classroom

With GENII, 130 student journalists from around the world are learning global reporting skills

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How NPR and The Washington Post are covering the US election results

Where will you be getting your US election updates from?

How reporters can overcome the challenges of working with data

Highlights from the Big Data: Dangers on Journalism's New Frontline panel at the 2016 Kurt Schork Awards

Posted by Caroline Scott on 01/11/16

Phone Stories: Call this number to listen to a short story

Pop-Up Magazine is experimenting with audio storytelling on the phone

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 26/10/16

BBC Minute aims to engage young people with global radio news

The 60-second bulletins, broadcast from local stations around the world, give millennials a taste of what's happening in the news

Posted by Caroline Scott on 18/10/16

How journalism students helped on the Panama Papers investigation

Data skills matter, but guidance, collaboration and a genuine interest in the topic you're investigating are key

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 11/10/16

How the Refugee Journalism Project helps exiled reporters restart their careers in the UK

The initiative matches journalists in exile with UK-based reporters to give them a foot in the door in the British media industry

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 05/10/16

Why journalists should learn how to code

Coding skills can help you tell better, more engaging stories in the ever-changing world of digital journalism

Posted by Caroline Scott on 27/09/16

Creating change agents: How can you teach journalism innovation?

From virtual reality journalism classes to Dragons' Den style assignments, universities are looking for new ideas for their courses

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 21/09/16

How to get started with interactive data journalism

Journalists from The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal explain what basic data journalism skills are needed before tackling interactive graphics

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 13/09/16

CEO Secrets: How the BBC Business Unit is engaging audiences on Facebook

The BBC Business Unit's year-long video series is using the social media platform to attract more viewers with 'news you can use'

Posted by Caroline Scott on 06/09/16

FT used 360-degree video to add a new dimension to an ongoing project

The City Within: Life in Rio's favelas is an immersive video that gives viewers a taste of life in the city, complementing FT Weekend's larger Rio city guide

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 30/08/16

How Syrian refugees are finding their voice through mobile journalism

Imran Azam, organiser of The Art of Filming Meetup group, explains how he taught a group of refugees to tell their own stories using their smartphones

Posted by Caroline Scott on 23/08/16

Inside RioRun, the Guardian's first interactive podcast

With this virtual audio experience, the Guardian is pushing the boundaries of interactive journalism

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 16/08/16

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