Fluff, buzzwords and bland quotes: why your press releases get deleted


Journalist-turned-publicists gives her best tips on clear writing, developing news sense and creating successful relationships between PRs, freelance journalists and newsrooms


Bringing Stories Home: Behind the Pulitzer Center's latest local news initiative

The non-profit media organisation aims to win back audience trust in US local news, while increasing journalist's job security, by supporting public service projects


What do journalists struggle with the most on social media?

Digital media consultant Matt Navarra discusses the key social strategy challenges, including new formats, targeting audiences and verification

How can we improve the love-hate relationship between Google and news publishers?

Journalists often see the platform as the main cause of declining advertising revenue. Here is how Google is rebuilding those bridges

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 02/08/19

The old, the new and the unexpected mediums for telling human stories

Using answer phone, disposable cameras and diary entries, one unconventional storyteller offers intimate insights into people's lives

Posted by Daniel Green on 19/07/19

Watchdog workshops: turning your local residents into investigators

To connect with the community, US-based organisation Detour Detroit trained its readers to report on property market speculation in their neighbourhood

Posted by Jacob Granger on 11/07/19

How to launch your podcast on a shoestring budget

Want to jump on the podcasting bandwagon but cannot afford a production crew? Here is how to get started

Posted by Joshua Lamb on 05/07/19

Engaging local community through solutions journalism and digitising newspaper archives for voice search

If you missed out on the Festival de l'info locale in Nantes this year, caught up with two experts on how news organisations can improve audience accessibility to local news

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 28/06/19

Can user rating help news brands regain audience trust?

Publishers scrutinise their website traffic and clicks but rarely look at why readers lose trust and stop engaging with their content. US startup Credder may have a solution

Posted by Jacob Granger on 21/06/19

#GENSummit19: data-driven travel content and trends in the digital landscape

If you missed out on the Global Editors Network Summit in Athens this year, caught up with two experts from the event

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 14/06/19

Meet The Sista Collective - podcast made by and for Black British women

BBC 5 Live journalist, Jessie Aru Phillips, talks to us about The Sista Collective podcast she created for women of colour and why giving voice to under-represented women is important

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 07/06/19

Making it through the hiring process: how to impress in your next job application

Showing brand awareness and looking up offices location before your job interview can score you extra brownie points with your potential employer

Posted by Jacob Granger on 31/05/19

How can we improve LGBTQ+ diversity in journalism?

News coverage of LGBTQ+ stories, particularly when it comes to transgender people, risks repeating the same mistakes we did with the HIV/AIDS epidemic - unless we learn to listen to the community voices

Posted by Daniel Green on 24/05/19

Mental Health Awareness Week: the warning signs of burnout in editors

Excessive workload is not the only cause of burnout in the newsroom - lack of recognition and disillusion take their toll on senior staffers. Here is what you need to watch out for

Posted by Jacob Granger on 17/05/19

The Seattle Times asks readers to fund its future investigative journalism team

Local audiences are eager to support independent media and help solve problems their communities are facing

Posted by Jacob Granger on 10/05/19

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