Tip of the day

Tip: How to write your first book as a journalist

First-time author and TikTok sensation Sophia Smith Galer shares first-hand advice on making your book idea a reality

Posted by Jacob Granger on 01/06/22

Tip: Keep your voice authentic to appeal to younger readers

Speakers at's Newsrewired conference traded tips on producing content that grabs the attention and trust of Gen Z. One core message stood out: loosen up and be yourself

Posted by Catherine Edwards on 31/05/22

Tip: Managing doomscrolling

Kick the unhealthy habit of searching endlessly for negative news and updates. Instead, limit your intake of it

Posted by Jacob Granger on 19/05/22

Tip: Sophia Smith Galer's tricks to building a TikTok following

What is the trick to TikTok? Take some advice from an account with 400k followers, 90m views and 11.5m likes

Posted by Jacob Granger on 16/05/22

Tip: An email template to ask readers for their support on World Press Freedom Day

On a day reminding us of the importance of democracy and independent journalism, take this chance to thank readers for their crucial support and to commit once again

Posted by Jacob Granger on 29/04/22

Tip: An A-Z of online community terms

Know your AMAs from your KPIs

Posted by Jacob Granger on 28/04/22

Tip: A guide to secure communications using Signal

Discover all the ins and outs of the encrypted messaging platform which has become a safe place for journalists to talk to sources

Posted by Catherine Edwards on 27/04/22

Tip: Start a conversation in your team about mental health

Use these step-by-step guides to introduce a culture of support and awareness in your newsroom

Posted by Jacob Granger on 26/04/22

Tip: The five best ways to use Instagram Stories as a journalist

Do not miss an easy chance to connect with your audience and increase eyeballs on your content

Posted by Catherine Edwards on 25/04/22

Tip: Integrate a feedback culture in your newsroom

Foster innovation and solutions for your news organisation by allowing team members to pitch in with ideas

Posted by Jacob Granger on 22/04/22

Tip: Put audience needs at the core of your newsletters

Knowing what your readers want and when they want it is one thing. It is another to act on that feedback

Posted by Jacob Granger on 21/04/22

Tip: Tools for non-native English speaking journalists

Master reporting in English when it is not your mother tongue

Posted by Jacob Granger on 20/04/22

Tip: Catch the attention of readers who distrust the news

News outlets must make an effort to win over all readers, especially those prone to making snap judgements on what they read. RISJ research gives us clues as to how

Posted by Catherine Edwards on 13/04/22

Tip: Mastering the art of the news explainer

BBC News presenter Ros Atkins spoke in Perugia about how to break down topics for audiences so they understand the complex news stories of the day

Posted by Jacob Granger on 12/04/22

Tip: Make source diversity part of your reporting routine

Take time away from chasing deadlines to audit who you are speaking to for stories - here's how to start

Posted by Catherine Edwards on 11/04/22

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