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

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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

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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

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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?

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

Innovative US local newsroom strategies: Kati Erwert and Kristin Dizon of The Seattle Times

In this new series, we talk about the local news organisation that raises millions of dollars through crowdfunding and philanthropy. We learn about the conversations they have with donors to make this possible

Posted by Jacob Granger on 10/09/21

Innovative US local newsroom strategies: Carl Hunnell, city editor of Richland Source

In this new series, we talk about the hyperlocal news organisation from Ohio that sets up meetings with its readers to better cover local politics. Learn how you can do it too

Posted by Jacob Granger on 03/09/21

Sewell Chan, editorial page editor of LA Times, on reckoning with industry racism

Last year, the Californian news site published a series of stories from reporters and the owner acknowledging and apologising for past failings around reporting on marginalised communities

Posted by Jacob Granger on 20/08/21

Katherine Bell, editor-in-chief of Quartz, on the power of newsletters

Newsletters convert three quarters of Quartz's members into paying subscribers. Now the publisher is upping the ante with four new member-exclusive emails

Posted by Jacob Granger on 12/08/21

Jo Adetunji, editor of The Conversation, on recruiting diverse talent

The UK media industry is still way too posh, pale and privileged. But where is the problem in the pipeline? We discuss how BAME young journalists can shine, and how newsrooms can make the hiring process more inclusive

Posted by Jacob Granger on 05/08/21

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