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


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


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

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'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

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

Apps, opportunities and the future of mobile journalism: Takeaways from MojoFest takes you to Galway, Ireland, to get the hottest tips, advice and industry updates from the ever-growing community of smartphone content creators

Posted by Caroline Scott on 12/06/18

'The ability to adapt a tool is more important than the ability to use it': Making open source sustainable

How do creators of software that's free to install keep their business afloat?

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 16/05/18

Today, Explained: A look at Vox's daily news explainer podcast

The publisher is producing fun, creative and informal audio for listeners on their commute home

Posted by Caroline Scott on 09/05/18

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