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Tip: How to get verified on Facebook and Instagram

The verified tick is a sought-after symbol of prestige. So how do you get one on your account?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 28/01/20

Tip: Discover stories with real impact

Journalists need to look beyond Twitter and Google Trends to uncover stories with the power to change laws and society

Posted by Daniel Green on 23/01/20

Tip: How to spot and avoid burnout

Taking time to switch off from work, reaching out to colleagues for support and making healthier life choices can help offset chronic stress

Posted by Daniel Green on 22/01/20

Tip: How to make it easier for readers to subscribe

Facebook Journalism Project provide a step-by-step guide to gaining subscribers

Posted by Jacob Granger on 21/01/20

Tip: A fact-checker's guide to spotting manipulated video

At a time when false information presents itself in different ways, The Washington Post explains what journalists must look out for and how to take action

Posted by Jacob Granger on 20/01/20

Tip: Five ways to boost your Instagram presence

Looking to boost your following? Here are some pointers on creating eye-catching posts which attract followers

Posted by Jacob Granger on 17/01/20

Tip: Seven pointers on using Adobe Premiere Pro

Take your desktop editing up a notch with this advise on applying transitions and fixing colour

Posted by Jacob Granger on 16/01/20

Tip: Find alternatives to VPNs

Although VPNs are useful in allowing access to blocked websites, some are owned by national governments - here are some alternative tools

Posted by Daniel Green on 15/01/20

Tip: Improve your SEO skills

Optimising content for search engines is easier than you might think - here are some tips from SEO experts

Posted by Daniel Green on 14/01/20

Tip: How to report on migration in Africa and other parts of the world

Bookmark these five tips on correctly covering migration issues

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 13/01/20

Tip: Handy gadgets and gear for journalists

Power banks, smartphone rigs and a copy of essential media law to-hand can be life-savers in the field and on the newsdesk

Posted by Daniel Green on 10/01/20

Tip: Spot fake images surrounding the US-Iran conflict using your smartphone

Bookmark this citizens guide to checking social media posts with the device that is already in their back pockets

Posted by Jacob Granger on 09/01/20

Tip: New Year's resolutions for the newsroom leaders

How can your news organisation be a better place to work in 2020? Here are some suggestions to take into the year ahead

Posted by Jacob Granger on 03/01/20

Tip: How to network at events

Networking may not come naturally to everyone but establishing new contacts and sources is necessary for breaking into journalism and getting scoops

Posted by Daniel Green on 02/01/20

Tip: Avoid the pitfalls of predictive journalism

When making forecasts on financial markets and elections, how can journalists prevent leading readers astray?

Posted by Daniel Green on 20/12/19

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