Kiran Nazish, founder of CFWIJ, on violence against women journalists


Governments across the world are ramping up orchestrated attacks on women journalists to clamp down on press freedom. Who has the power to create change?


Mobile journalists Sabbir Ahmed and Jamil Khan on creating a mobile-first newsroom

The co-authors of a new MoJo manual share their top tips and takeaways for creating news content using smartphones, live video, social audio and vertical Stories


Heba Aly, CEO of The New Humanitarian, on reshaping coverage of the Global South

Parachute journalism has long been criticised for covering crises from a Western perspective. One newsroom is aiming to put communities at the heart of news coverage

Francesco Zaffarano, editor-in-chief of Will Media, on shaking up the Italian news industry

How one media start-up is looking to gain the trust of Gen Z audiences by getting out of its big-city bubble and meeting readers in their hometowns

Posted by Jacob Granger on 01/07/21

Sofía Delgado of Newsquest, on using audio clips to boost reader engagement

A new in-house app allows local reporters to send soundbites from courts and sports matches to the newsroom to create richer content and pull the reader deeper into the story

Posted by Jacob Granger on 18/06/21

Orson Francescone, managing director of FT Live, on the post-pandemic future of media events

The business news publisher changed its live events strategy during the pandemic and managed to reach ten times as many delegates in the process. What does this mean as physical venues start opening back up?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 09/06/21

Osama Gaweesh, refugee journalist, on his journey into the UK media industry

As he joins via the Refugee Journalism Project, our apprentice reporter recounts his story of taking part in the 2011 Egyptian uprisings, launching a dissident TV channel in Turkey and being exiled to the UK

Posted by Jacob Granger on 03/06/21

Newsrewired special: the CIA's secrets to creative problem solving

Just like journalists, the CIA agents deal with stress, deadlines and tasks, leaving little time for creative thinking. Get inspired by their four techniques that can increase your own solution-generating power

Posted by Jacob Granger on 27/05/21

Newsrewired special: emerging social platforms and why journalists should care

Clubhouse, TikTok, Twitter Spaces and Instagram Reels are amongst the shiny new social platforms and features launched recently. Do they really matter to journalism or are they a passing fad?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 21/05/21

Catherine Chapman, independent journalist, on pitfalls of cybersecurity reporting

Two thirds of tech experts consider mainstream media coverage of online safety to be inaccurate and sensationalised. But how much do the nuances really matter when trying to get audiences interested in an often dull and complex topic?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 13/05/21

Ben Spencer, science editor, The Sunday Times, on the future of climate journalism

Environmentalism may well be the next big topic for audience engagement and growth but only if journalists find new ways to make it relevant to people's everyday lives

Posted by Jacob Granger on 29/04/21

Tristan Kirk, court correspondent, The Evening Standard, on virtual attendance at UK courts

The pandemic meant journalists swapped courtrooms for living rooms to cover legal hearings. Now new proposed legislation could make virtual reporting a permanent feature, which could be a game-changer for the industry

Posted by Jacob Granger on 22/04/21

Nikki Akinola, diversity and inclusion co-ordinator, NCTJ, on diversifying British journalism

The debate on racism in the media sparked by the Harry and Meghan interview gave the NCTJ's diversity scheme an unexpected boost

Posted by Jacob Granger on 15/04/21

Special episode: (the lack of) diversity in independent publishing

The emergence of platforms like Substack and Patreon has made it easier for journalists to create premium content but the upper echelons of this industry are still heavily male-dominated. What stops women from rising through the ranks?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 25/03/21

Paul Ostwald, co-founder of, on launching a media startup in a pandemic

How did this European media startup succeed to create a collaborative virtual newsroom in the space of a few months?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 18/03/21

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