New year special: how to achieve your goals in 2022


The last two years have been tough and journalists are exhausted. Psychologist Charlotte Armitage talks about how to achieve your ambitions even if you are not feeling up to the task


Christmas special: Dávid Tvrdoň, columnist for The Fix Media, on highlights of 2021

This year saw big moves in the media industry. Tvrdoň, a specialist in the worlds of subscriptions, newsletters and podcasting, talks about the major changes and what is to come in 2022


Rebecca Whittington, online safety editor at Reach plc, on fighting abuse against journalists

An industry-first position has been created to better understand the experiences of reporters working in online spaces. Ignoring the issue will only lead to loss of talent and community stories

David Bornstein on closing down the New York Times' Fixes column

The pioneering solutions journalism series has drawn in readers who wanted news they can use. The co-creator talks about the highs, lows and lessons learned over 11 years

Posted by Jacob Granger on 09/12/21

#HeForShe: the role of male allies for women journalists

This special episode looks at why men must support their women colleagues who are facing torrents of online threats and abuse, sexual harassment and barriers to advance in the industry

Posted by Jacob Granger on 02/12/21

Janine Warner and Jazmín Acuña on fast-tracking media growth in Latin America

The media accelerator Velocidad launched in 2019 to help news startups grow and thrive. We look at its impact in a region where press freedom is under constant threat

Posted by Jacob Granger on 25/11/21

Styli Charalambous, CEO of The Daily Maverick, on pay-what-you-can membership models

South Africa has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world and big news stories to tell. Despite hardship, one news outlet has the support of 17k paying members, aiming for 100k in the next five years

Posted by Jacob Granger on 19/11/21

Mark Herschberg of The Career Toolkit on planning your next career move

The pandemic has made us think more closely about work-life balance and job satisfaction. How do you weigh up what is the next best move for you?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 11/11/21

Improving communication in a virtual newsroom - Newsrewired special

Working from home has left many journalists feeling burnt out, isolated, and unable to contribute to meetings on Zoom. Learn how to change online conversations so everyone feels heard and valued

Posted by Jacob Granger on 05/11/21

Improving relationships between journalists and academics - Newsrewired special

Newsrooms rely on scholars for research on industry trends but they are often reluctant to work with academia. In the end, everybody misses out. But it does not have to be that way

Posted by Jacob Granger on 28/10/21

Newsrewired special: Angie Lau, founder of Forkast.News, on developing a business mindset

Journalists have the skills, contacts and opportunities to have a successful career but they do not always realise it. Unlock your potential with tips from a former Bloomberg anchor turned entrepreneur

Posted by Jacob Granger on 21/10/21

Elisabeth Gamperl of Süddeutsche Zeitung on metrics anxiety in the newsroom

Data can be a newsroom's best friend to inform editorial strategy, but it can also put pressure on journalists to get clicks and conversions. So how much is too much (or too little)?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 14/10/21

James Fahn of Internews' Earth Journalism Network, on gearing up for COP26

The landmark UN conference is fast approaching and it presents a treasure trove of climate stories for journalists. Find out what developments to keep a close eye on

Posted by Jacob Granger on 08/10/21

Innovative US local newsroom strategies: Kelly Regan of Next City

In this special series, we talk to a solutions journalism outlet that covers local ideas to inspire better cities everywhere. Get practical tips on how you can adopt and monetise this approach

Posted by Jacob Granger on 24/09/21

Innovative US local newsroom strategies: SMS tactics with San Francisco Chronicle and L.A. Taco

In this special series, we talk about how texts can keep your readers in the loop with major news and help them tell you what they really need from their local news outlet

Posted by Jacob Granger on 16/09/21

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