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RISJ Digital News Report 2024: Three essential points for your newsroom

Top insights about paying for news, audiences' views on AI, social and video platforms, user needs and trust in news

Posted by Jacob Granger on 17/06/24

Journalism and media events in 2024

Conferences and study weeks are fantastic opportunities to get the latest updates on the industry and network with your peers

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 08/06/24

Five things lecturers wish they knew before teaching journalism

"Be prepared to question, adapt or abandon some of your cherished assumptions about what the industry gets right and wrong"

Posted by Lewis Eyre on 04/06/24

How to discover value and build loyalty with newsletters

The Times, The Telegraph and Journo Resources explored how email helps relationships grow between readers and publishers - be that legacy brands or niche titles

Posted by Lewis Eyre on 29/05/24

15 free sources of data on the media industry

Understand the latest trends facing the news sector, social media and more - perfect for journalists, speakers and students alike

Posted by Jacob Granger on 26/02/24

How to build a successful working relationship with editors

Landing a commission takes more than just pitching good ideas

Posted by Cristiana Bedei on 17/01/24

Emotions in journalism: how to manage the good, bad and ugly

Burying our feelings is no good. Learn to deal with the inevitable ups and downs of the profession

Posted by Jacob Granger on 04/01/24

How can journalists learn SEO and why do they need to?

Search engine optimisation is important to get your content out there and attract more readers

Posted by Fern McErlane on 16/05/23

22 English-language news outlets in Europe to follow

Burst your national news bubble and seek out international news reported by people with local expertise, contacts and understanding

Posted by Catherine Edwards on 01/08/22

Gen Z craves quality news (but most media is boring)

As 16-24s seldom follow legacy media brands, here is how one show is reinventing the news for the social media generation

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 07/03/22

Tools and resources for journalists covering the Ukrainian war

We rounded up resources for fact-checking and trauma reporting on Russia's war in Ukraine

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 25/02/22

How to network with commissioning editors

Successful pitching makes a successful freelancer, and that means building relationships

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 18/02/22

How journalists and academics can tackle misinformation together

We need powerful partnerships between the UK's research sector and news industry to counter online falsehoods

Posted by Chris Waiting on 14/02/22

How to report on neurodiversity

Sensitive reporting on conditions like autism, dyslexia and ADHD can promote a wider understanding and help fight stereotypes

Posted by Fern McErlane on 08/02/22

36 blogs by journalists, for journalists

A list of blogging journalists, blogging data reporters and blogging journalism academics

Posted by Sarah Marshall, Fern McErlane on 26/01/22

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