Tip of the day

Tip: Pick the right platform for remote podcasting

Consider a few of these options when you cannot interview your guests face-to-face

Posted by Nathan Clarke on 25/02/21

Tip: How to challenge claims

Sometimes statements hide the truth and you need a healthy dose of scepticism to sort out the facts from fiction

Posted by Nathan Clarke on 24/02/21

Tip: How to submit an FOI request

Freedom of Information can act as springboards for powerful pieces of investigative journalism. But how to get the information you want?

Posted by Nathan Clarke on 23/02/21

Tip: How to find good news in data

Data stories often focus on tragedies and failures. But what if we married data and solutions journalism?

Posted by Nathan Clarke on 22/02/21

Tip: Google search advice for journalists

Do not just punch in search terms and hope for the best. Learn how filters and keywords can refine what you are looking for

Posted by Nishan Chilkuri on 19/02/21

Tip: Five essential steps to make your articles more SEO friendly

Get your stories appearing higher up in search engine results with this advice

Posted by Nishan Chilkuri on 18/02/21

Tip: How to write your first investigative article

Want to undertake an investigative journalism assignment but are not sure where to start? These tips will help you get going

Posted by Nishan Chilkuri on 17/02/21

Tip: How to spot unreliable news sources

Use this advice to determine whether what you are reading is fact or fiction

Posted by Nishan Chilkuri on 16/02/21

Tip: How to find article ideas when you are stuck

Journalists experience writer’s block too. Here are some tips to make sure you always have a story to tell

Posted by Nishan Chilkuri on 15/02/21

Tip: How to break into sports journalism

Dreaming of a job interviewing players and producing match reports? Use this evergreen advice from Gabby Logan

Posted by Olatomiwa Babalola on 12/02/21

Tip: Resources and support for women journalists

Whether they are staffers or freelancers, women journalists face some unique challenges. This handy guide contains dozens of links to networks, tools and opportunities specifically for them

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 11/02/21

Tip: Create engaging content for millennials

News organisations often struggle to reach younger generations because they misunderstand the types of stories and formats these readers are interested in. Here is how to plan your news coverage for the under-35s

Posted by Olatomiwa Babalola on 10/02/21

Tip: How to bring an interview to life

Interviewing is one of the core journalism skills but also a tricky one to learn and hone. Here is some advice to help you get started

Posted by Olatomiwa Babalola on 09/02/21

Tip: Improve your attention to detail when creating a design

The right combination of fonts, space and colour can make all the difference to your social media post or a story graphic. Learn all the essentials here

Posted by Jacob Granger on 08/02/21

Tip: How to manage the virtual hiring process

Finding the right candidate through Zoom calls is not as easy as you think. Here is everything you need to know about handling job applications in lockdown

Posted by Jacob Granger on 05/02/21

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