Tip of the day

Tip: Going viral on social media

Use numbers in headlines, spark emotion from readers and leverage connections to increase the reach of your content

Posted by Daniel Green on 15/10/19

Tip: Increase views on your mobile website to harvest better data

It is easier to encourage readers to view more pages and map their engagement than trying to get more users - here is how

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 14/10/19

Tip: Get your op-ed picked up by a major publication

Do your research, have a full marketing plan and agree a price before editing to make pitching to a larger publication successful

Posted by Daniel Green on 11/10/19

Tip: Improve the coverage of your local patch

How do you report local stories quickly and accurately? Use these ten digital tools

Posted by Jacob Granger on 10/10/19

Tip: Make the most of Twitter

Ditch hashtags during breaking news events and develop your online persona to use the social media platform to its fullest potential

Posted by Daniel Green on 09/10/19

Tip: Ten rules to using eyewitness media

Bookmark these tips on featuring user-generated pictures and footage ethically and responsibly

Posted by Jacob Granger on 08/10/19

Tip: Limit the impact graphic images has on journalists

Sensitive images can be traumatic for newsroom staff too. Here is how to help protect the social media desk

Posted by Jacob Granger on 07/10/19

Tip: Reporting on whistle-blowers

With whistle-blowers often putting their careers and safety on the line, journalists must consider the harm their reporting might cause

Posted by Daniel Green on 03/10/19

Tip: Five tips on finding rare information on the deep web

When searching or verifying facts online, do not simply rely on search engines as they only show a fraction of available online content. Try this instead

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 02/10/19

Tip: Covering trans and non-binary people

With trans people often subject to demonising press coverage, here are five tips on how to accurately report on issues affecting their community

Posted by Daniel Green on 01/10/19

Tip: 12 ways to improve your iPhone photography

Bookmark these tips to help you up your mojo game and get that perfect shot every time

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 30/09/19

Tip: Processing a large-scale story

Where do you even start to approach the mountain of information? Here is a Twitter thread to guide you through story planning, writing and structuring

Posted by Jacob Granger on 27/09/19

Tip: Getting started with Snapseed

From adding filters to digitally removing objects, here is an in-depth guide to the basics of Google's photo editing app

Posted by Daniel Green on 26/09/19

Tip: Security measures for independent media

When dealing with dangerous stories, use this advice from reporters and editors working in Mexico and El Salvador

Posted by Daniel Green on 24/09/19

Tip: Set up a data unit in your newsroom

Use these five tips on how to teach yourself and others to get going with data journalism

Posted by Jacob Granger on 23/09/19

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