IJF 2019: Driving deep-change and fuelling mobile journalism


If you did not get to attend the International Journalism Festival in Perugia this year, fear not. caught up with some of the speakers in this week's podcast


Dos and don'ts of audience engagement

After raising $2.5m with its crowdfunding campaign, here is what De Correspondent learned about successful communication


Thirty-six hours with the Taliban: an all-female CNN crew shows a different reality of life in Afghanistan

CNN chief international correspondent, Clarissa Ward discusses security measures, ethical challenges and sitting down for an interview with the Taliban chief as a white, western, female journalist

Newsrewired sneak peek podcast: financing digital journalism, voice-controlled devices and blockchain

Jess Best of The Correspondent, Chris Stone of Evening Standard and Daniel Sieberg of iO Technologies give you a taster of what they are bringing to our upcoming Newsrewired conference

Posted by Jacob Granger on 22/02/19

From 500k to 80m readers in one year: how Forbes transformed The Memo

Alex Wood, Europe editor at Forbes, talks about how selling his business news website to the US publisher widened its audience, increased diversity of its contributors and brought newfound digital innovation

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 15/02/19

At Tortoise, readers' insights shape the editorial content

The crowdfunded, slow journalism project regularly meets its members to get inspired by their insights, worries and wisdoms

Posted by Jacob Granger on 08/02/19

Global Voices asks its contributors to make its strategic decisions instead of a boardroom

Four big questions, 190 people and a three-step process. Ivan Sigal, of international journalism community Global Voices, offers a step-by-step guide into consensus-based decision making

Posted by Jacob Granger on 01/02/19

Crafted storytelling vs raw content: which production style is mobile journalism best suited for?

Mojo specialist Glen Mulcahy hears arguments from mobile journalists Philip Bromwell and Caroline Scott – the gloves are off!

Posted by Caroline Scott on 25/01/19

'You are what you read': what a crowdfunded book on solutions journalism says about audience's appetite for news

With an £11k backing from supporters, author Jodie Jackson is now set to publish and offers a sneak peak of her findings in this podcast

Posted by Jacob Granger on 18/01/19

How Hashtag Our Stories is helping citizen journalists tell better stories

"Anyone, anywhere around the world will have the framework to create professional quality citizen journalism"

Posted by Caroline Scott on 11/01/19

Blockchain: does transparency equal trust?

Here is how blockchain technology can help journalists re-engage with their audiences

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 04/01/19

Christmas podcast: looks back on their stand-out stories of 2018

The editorial team discuss why VR documentaries, newsroom diversity and blockchain make up the big talking points over the last year

Posted by Caroline Scott, Marcela Kunova and Jacob Granger on 21/12/18

How the EJC grants support cross-border collaborative health reporting

The Global Health Journalism Grant Programme for Germany gave three journalists €15,000 to report on midwifery in India, Bangladesh and the Rohingya refugee camps. They talk about how the money made this project possible

Posted by Jacob Granger on 17/12/18

How the Guardian commissions access-driven documentaries

Head of documentaries Charlie Phillips explains what the publisher looks for in a pitch, and how it aims to publish a range of evergreen content

Posted by Caroline Scott on 07/12/18

LISTEN: Are bots better at understanding their audience than human journalists?

Talking to a machine can feel safer as readers do not have to fear judgement or backlash. But there may be hidden dangers in trusting bots too much

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 30/11/18

< Previous Next >

Freelancers for hire

image description
Tips for freelance journalists

Learn how to keep the wolf from your door

image description
Wiki glossaries

A-Z lists of online style tips and terms

Advertise here: Contact
Andrew Brimson 01273 384293