Why PressPad closed down, with Olivia Crellin


The media startup sought to improve diversity in UK news by making work experience more affordable for students. But industry resistance, personal circumstances and funding issues proved insurmountable


Reporting on Big Tech, with Niamh McIntyre of The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

A year-long investigation shows the increasingly narrow gap between tech platforms, surveillance and authoritarian regimes, making it a crucial area for journalists to monitor


The skills a modern newsroom leader needs, with Niketa Patel

The senior director of leadership programmes at CUNY discusses how to lead with empathy, motivate your team and create a culture geared toward experimentation, whatever the size of your newsroom

Workflow tips in participatory journalism, with Annie Slemrod and Nuha Al-Junaid

The New Humanitarian garnered more than 100 contributions for its Yemen Listening Project detailing how lives have been affected by ongoing conflict

Posted by Jacob Granger on 28/03/24

Creating and developing GenAI workflows in the newsroom, with David Caswell

News organisations must strike a balance between being nimble and responsible with this increasingly accessible and innovative technology

Posted by Jacob Granger on 22/03/24

Protecting journalists on social media, with Valérie Bélair-Gagnon

Platforms offer new connections and story leads but burnt-out reporters are increasingly disconnecting. What can newsrooms do to support them?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 14/03/24

Protecting independent journalism, with Lexie Kirkconnell-Kawana of IMPRESS

Between charitable status and news deals with big tech, there are lots of moves to support local news, but are they short-term patches or long-term solutions?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 07/03/24

How to manage your screen-time as a journalist, with Dr Charlotte Armitage

Failing to switch off damages our relationships which are a vital support network for burnout-prone media professionals

Posted by Jacob Granger on 29/02/24

Annette Young, TV news presenter, France 24, on running a news show about gender inequality

The host and creator of The 51 Percent show talks about what it takes to keep a series going for a decade when it comes with tough topics and online backlash

Posted by Jacob Granger on 22/02/24

Addressing consistent news avoidance, with Dr Benjamin Toff

What can news organisations do to win over audiences that want nothing to do with them?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 15/02/24

Unveiling the lessons of a war reporter's journey, with Andrea Backhaus

A veteran conflict reporter shares the profound insights gained from a decade on the frontline, revealing the human experience amidst the chaos

Posted by Jacob Granger on 08/02/24

Reporting on homicide and interviewing grieving families, with Tamara Cherry

Not giving time and space to those who have lost loved ones can contribute to their trauma and interrupt the healing process. Modern newsrooms must put the human before the scoop

Posted by Jacob Granger on 01/02/24

Lars Jensen, team lead audience at Berlingske Media, on making organisational change stick

Having a shiny new strategy is not the same as getting results. So when the going gets tough, how can we stick to our new plans?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 25/01/24

Seán Wood, CEO of Positive News, on fighting news avoidance

The non-profit news organisation advertises its constructive stories in UK high streets and shopping centres to reach audiences where they are

Posted by Jacob Granger on 18/01/24

Journalism trends and predictions for 2024, with Nic Newman

What to watch for in the year ahead? Generative AI and social platforms offer both promise and pitfalls to newsrooms

Posted by Jacob Granger on 11/01/24

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