Tip of the day

Tip: Be open about your use of anonymous sources

Quoting an "unnamed source" often looks suspicious to your readers. Bringing clarity into what this means can enhance your credibility

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 27/04/21

Tip: How to deal with covering tragedy

Journalists must be compassionate and human towards those who are grieving. But they must also look after their own mental health

Posted by Jacob Granger on 26/04/21

Tip: Break into video game journalism

Reporters from gaming news website Eurogamer advise on how to establish yourself in this industry

Posted by Jacob Granger on 22/04/21

Tip: Overcome writer's block

Struggling to get your story started? Use this advice to get the right words on the page

Posted by Isobel McCarthy on 21/04/21

Tip: Interviewing over Zoom

Video calls make human interaction tricky. Here is how to preserve your well-being and learn to listen to people

Posted by Isobel McCarthy on 20/04/21

Tip: Community advisory boards 101

Effective editorial guidance requires more than diverse board members. It also needs planning and accountability

Posted by Isobel McCarthy on 19/04/21

Tip: Break through covid-19 news fatigue

Focusing on what your audience truly needs is vital when covering the coronavirus pandemic

Posted by Charlotte Burholt on 16/04/21

Tip: Get your personal project off the ground

Substack writer Brian Morrissey offers ten first-hand lessons on making your own media brand a success

Posted by Charlotte Burholt on 15/04/21

Tip: Juggling freelance work with your 9-5

Find the right balance between a full-time job and freelancing on the side

Posted by Charlotte Burholt on 14/04/21

Tip: Avoid common errors in data visualisation

Make sure you are presenting numbers and statistics correctly to your audience

Posted by Charlotte Burholt on 13/04/21

Tip: Get tailor-made career advice

Land your dream job by speaking to someone who already has it

Posted by Charlotte Burholt on 12/04/21

Tip: End gender stereotyping in news reporting

IJNet advises on how to make the media a more inclusive space for all

Posted by Carlo Simone on 09/04/21

Tip: How to report on migration during the pandemic

Accurate media coverage of migration is as important as it is challenging. This guide from IJNet shows you how to find story ideas and reliable data

Posted by Carlo Simone on 08/04/21

Tip: Reach more people with your investigative stories

GIJN has assembled 12 strategies to keep your investigation in the spotlight beyond the 24-hour news cycle

Posted by Carlo Simone on 07/04/21

Tip: A guide to responsible reporting on vaccines

It is not the journalist's responsibility to make sure that people get vaccinated. But we must provide audiences with accurate information they can trust

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 01/04/21

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