Trine Syvertsen, professor of media studies at University of Oslo, on digital detoxing during the covid-19 crisis


Audiences cannot get enough of it, journalists struggle to keep on top of it: information about coronavirus seems like the only topic that matters right now. Can we really afford to take screen breaks at a time like this?


Jemima Villanueva, executive director EMEA at The Atlantic, on what makes an award-winning podcast

Production values, sound design and innovative approach to interviewing can make or break your chance to win the next Publisher Podcast Award. We asked one judge what podcasters around the world can learn from this year's winners


Jesse Thorn, voice of Bullseye and The Turnaround, on what makes a successful podcast host

The NPR podcaster talks about what he has learned from interviewing celebrity guests and veteran chat show hosts

Mark McAdam, broadcaster at Sky Sports News, on reporting football transfer stories

Sources, rumours and Deadline Day: the January transfer window is full of twists and turns. Here is how teams verify leads and go to air with accurate information

Posted by Jacob Granger on 27/02/20

Paul Caruana Galizia, journalist at Tortoise, on 'My Mother's Murder' podcast

Daphne Caruana Galizia, a Maltese investigative journalist, was assassinated in 2017. Her son talks about the emotional journey of investigating her death and the importance of keeping her legacy alive

Posted by Jacob Granger on 21/02/20

Danny Lein and Dana Nastase of Twipe on creating habit-forming news products

What makes your reader use your app in the morning with their cup of coffee? This new research helps publishers understand audiences' behaviour and adapt content to fit their daily lives

Posted by Jacob Granger on 14/02/20

Victoria Hutton, freelance videographer, on how to become your own boss

Scratching your head over invoicing? Unsure how to plan your workload? The former head of video at Hello! magazine talks about her leap into the world of freelance and shares her tips for success

Posted by Jacob Granger on 07/02/20

Connor Stringer, journalism student, on landing scoops while at university

Getting bylines can be tough when you are short of contacts and confidence. We find out how one Bournemouth University student uncovered a shocking exclusive story that made the front page of his local newspaper

Posted by Jacob Granger on 30/01/20

Dan McGarvey, reporter at CBC Calgary, on connecting with local communities through mobile journalism 'pop-up bureaus'

Big TV cameras can be intimidating to the public - so one Canadian community reporter uses just his smartphone to produce stories from underreported neighbourhoods

Posted by Jacob Granger on 24/01/20

Kevin Donnellan, social media consultant, on the dos and don'ts of social media reporting

"A handful of tweets doesn't constitute a groundswell of opinion"

Posted by Jacob Granger on 17/01/20

Christmas podcast: looks back at 2019's hot (and not) topics in the media industry

What have we learned from 2019 and what is in store for 2020? Editor Marcela Kunova reflects on what topics journalists care about the most but also what content they share without reading

Posted by Jacob Granger on 20/12/19

Annie Gouk, data journalist at Reach plc, on turning databases into human stories

The North in Numbers podcast is a new series of data-led interviews that shows there is a personal story to be told in every large database. The tricky part is to ensure listeners do not get information overload

Posted by Jacob Granger on 13/12/19

Suchandrika Chakrabarti, host of Freelance Pod, on what to do before, during and after a live podcast event

When your biggest fans come face-to-face with the hosts of their favourite shows, it can be a whole new experience for them - learn some firsthand tips from the host of Freelance Pod

Posted by Jacob Granger and Amy Batt on 05/12/19

Caroline Scott, freelance videographer, on using mobile journalism for small publishers and local news organisations

Can your smartphone be the ideal piece of kit for reporting breaking news and shooting vox pops in the street? Yes — so long as you bring a charger bank and a gimbal

Posted by Jacob Granger on 22/11/19

Leon Fryszer, director of Krautreporter, on what audience engagement really means

Engaged journalism has become a buzzword. One German co-operatively owned publisher drills into the meaning, how readers can be part of the editorial process and why they buy into the concept

Posted by Jacob Granger on 15/11/19

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