Newsrewired sneak peak podcast: audience growth, AI, Gen Z, fake news, and online communities


A glimpse behind the curtain of our upcoming newsrewired conference on 7 November with speakers from Vogue International, Press Association and News With Friends


Follow This: How Buzzfeed are covering internet cultures and communities on Netflix

Buzzfeed pair Bim Adewunmi and Jess Harrop discuss how their ‘docu-series’ Follow This are reaching audiences at home and on-the-go in 20 minute chunks


International podcast day special: seven great journalism podcasts you need to listen to this weekend

This week we are marking the date by montaging those who cover journalism news and broader topics in audio format with innovation

'From the street to the boardroom': How Reuters’ Africa Journal produces ‘mobile-friendly’ stories on Africa

Upon Africa Journal’s launch this week, editor Serena Chaudhry discusses how rapid mobile growth and multiple identities shape soundbite storytelling

Posted by Jacob Granger on 21/09/18

How collaborative podcast The Secret History of the Future aims to bring US audiences to The Economist

The Economist’s Tom Standage talks about their ten-part podcast partnership with US-based Slate and working across The Atlantic Ocean

Posted by Jacob Granger on 14/09/18

'Alexa, what's the news?': How Flash Briefings can help you reach wider audiences

Social media and digital producer Peter Stewart explains what the short, on demand audio clips can offer you and your listeners

Posted by Caroline Scott on 07/09/18

Straight out of university? Check out this advice for post-graduate journalism jobseekers

In this week's podcast, we speak to a range of guests to round up their tips for remaining upbeat once you have graduated

Posted by Jacob Granger on 31/08/18

'It’s Gone Viral': can big publishers learn from an online video startup?

Ryan Williams left his job in IT to chase a career in viral videos, social media and entertainment news. Two years on, his three-man startup has two million Facebook followers thanks to the right digital strategy

Posted by Jacob Granger on 24/08/18

How Overcapture can help journalists get the perfect shot in breaking news situations

Sarah Redohl, new media journalist, explains how reporters can use this technique to help them become more productive out in the field

Posted by Caroline Scott on 17/08/18

Why two African university students organised their own conference to teach their peers about mobile journalism

Marvin Gakunyi and Emmanuel Yegon have also designed their own web platform to host stories shot on smartphones

Posted by Caroline Scott on 07/08/18

So you want to start a podcast? Key tips about the podcasting market

Here is the latest research into the online audio market

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 02/08/18

Closed groups and social networks: Are journalists missing out?

The BBC's Mark Frankel shares highlights from his research on this little-understood beat

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 26/07/18

BBC launches weekly news programme to give young people in Africa a voice

What's New? will provide teenagers across the continent with the news and current affairs that matter to them

Posted by Caroline Scott on 18/07/18

‘Aftermath’ podcast covers stories of gunshot survivors after news crews move on

Two crime reporters travel the country talking to people whose lives changed in the blink of an eye

Posted by George Sharpe on 05/07/18

Real-life nightcrawler: The reporter who rides her kick scooter around NYC to shoot breaking news

Oliya Fedun, stringer, tells us how she gets to fires and shootings before her competition

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 20/06/18

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