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Tips for journalists

Tip: Step up your networking skills

Calm those networking nerves with these go-to icebreakers and conversation tricks

Posted by Jacob Granger on 24/04/19

Tip: Get the best out of citizen journalists

Use these insights from Detour Detroit's watchdog workshops for turning readers into reporters

Posted by Jacob Granger on 23/04/19

Tip: How to build a successful AI project

What makes an innovative project work? Here are three tried-and-tested insights

Posted by Periklis Iakovidis on 18/04/19

Tip: Protect yourself from doxxing

Here is how to 'dox' yourself before your personal information lands in the wrong hands

Posted by Periklis Iakovidis on 17/04/19

Tip: How to become an Instagram sleuth

Use these 10 verification tools to find out whether Instagram posts are true or fake

Posted by Periklis Iakovidis on 16/04/19

Tip: Become a master of drone journalism

Follow these six steps to take breathtaking shots with your drone

Posted by Periklis Iakovidis on 15/04/19

Tip: Own your next job application

Cosmopolitan gets some professional insight on how to get hired

Posted by Jacob Granger on 12/04/19

Tip: Use these fallback interview techniques

When running low on questions, try these five strategies for in the moment inspiration

Posted by Jacob Granger on 11/04/19

Tip: Four ways to combat innovation fatigue

Use these insights from 27 leading news publishers to help make lasting newsroom changes

Posted by Daniel Green on 08/04/19

Tip: Land your first job in journalism

Up your application odds with these first steps for students

Posted by Daniel Green on 05/04/19

Tip: Produce investigative journalism for television audiences

French show Cash Investigation shares tips for telling hard-hitting stories on TV screens

Posted by Daniel Green on 04/04/19

Tip: How to report on conspiracy theories

Follow this three-step plan to ensure that untruths are not given inappropriate airtime or column space

Posted by Daniel Green on 03/04/19

Tip: Build your own online portfolio website

It is time to ditch the scrapbook and move your portfolio online - here is how

Posted by Daniel Green on 02/04/19

Tip: Starting out with vox-pops

Have a burning question? Here is how to ask the public for their opinion

Posted by Daniel Green on 01/04/19

Tip: Put more heart into your hiring process

Call all recruiters: achieve better applications with these pointers

Posted by Jacob Granger on 29/03/19

Tip: Get your social media strategy right

Use these insights and resources to connect with your followers and get them engaging with your content

Posted by Jacob Granger on 28/03/19

Tip: Refresh your SEO knowledge

These 18 actionable tips will help your content compete online in 2019

Posted by Jacob Granger on 27/03/19

Tip: Use shadows to determine the time and date a picture was taken

Here is how to calculate when a scenery has been photographed using clues like shadows and sun position

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 20/03/19

Tip: Execute your digital transformation

Newsrooms can use these tried-and-tested indicators to see how digital changes have been implemented and adopted

Posted by Jacob Granger on 18/03/19

Tip: Protect your off-the-record information correctly

Holding sensitive data? Check out these tips on how to keep them safe

Posted by Jacob Granger on 15/03/19

Tip: Think twice before taking up that promotion

Here is how to decide whether moving up is the right move for you

Posted by Jacob Granger on 14/03/19

Tip: How to write an efficient call-to-action

Three pitfalls you should look to avoid if you want your readers to take up memberships or attend your next event

Posted by Jacob Granger on 11/03/19

Tip: Make digital news more user-friendly for audiences with disabilities

Consuming online content is not so straightforward for audiences with disabilities, but how can newsrooms break down these barriers?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 11/03/19

Tip: Achieve cleaner copy with these proofreading pointers

Four insights on how to save your editor a headache

Posted by Zouhir Al-Shimale on 06/03/19

Tip: Best practices for reporting on climate change

Five clear-cut examples of how Reuters News reports on this complex issue

Posted by Jacob Granger on 26/02/19

Tip: Use these golden rules to networking

There is no point moaning about your lack of contacts; here is what you need to do to push yourself out of your comfort zone

Posted by Zouhir Al-Shimale on 22/02/19

Tip: Develop new interview techniques

Try out these 22 go-to questions in your next interview

Posted by Jacob Granger on 20/02/19

Tip: How to start your collaborative data journalism project

Here are some tips on how to collaborate on a large investigative project

Posted by Zouhir Al-Shimale on 19/02/19

Tip: Explore the value of a side project

Here are seven reasons why journalists should add more strings to their bow

Posted by Jacob Granger on 13/02/19

Tip: How to increase diversity of your conference panels

Are your events too 'pale, male, stale'? Then check out this list of 104 women and non binary people who can (and should) speak at your next conference

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 11/02/19

Tip: How to cover (not only) the 2019 Nigerian elections

Top-quality reporting is crucial in the age of widespread misinformation, especially during elections. Follow these steps to get your coverage right

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 07/02/19

Tip: Gear your digital content towards search

Use these three pointers to get discovered on Google

Posted by Jacob Granger on 04/02/19

Tip: Look out for these five global trends in journalism

From emerging technology to audience behaviour, what do newsrooms need to be paying attention to in the next few years?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 29/01/19

Tip: How to prepare your newsroom for 2019

Three experienced newsroom leaders advise journalists and newsroom leaders on improving their work strategy

Posted by Jacob Granger on 29/01/19

Tip: Tailor your content towards voice search

How should newsrooms be producing their content if they want to show up on a Siri search result?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 29/01/19

Tip: How to expand your readership in 2019

What trends should news organisations follow to to maximise their audience reach?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 28/01/19

Tip: Become an entrepreneurial journalist

Award-winning journalist Roland Martin delivers five hard truths about developing a business mentality

Posted by Jacob Granger on 22/01/19

Tip: 12 principles journalists should follow to protect their sources

Follow the 'Perugia Principles' when dealing with confidential sources, online and offline

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 21/01/19

Tip: Seven tools to pinpoint plagiarism

Bookmark these free tools that can help you spot plagiarised content and keep you out of trouble

Posted by Jacob Granger on 18/01/19

Tip: Best practices for building a digital strategy

Check out these five industry case studies for inspiration if you are building an online following or subscription model

Posted by Jacob Granger on 17/01/19

Tip: Check out these eight video editing apps

Experiment with these apps on Android and iOS devices for producing content on-the-go

Posted by Caroline Scott on 16/01/19

Tip: Six pieces of honest advice for freelance journalists

Journalist Helen Jackson provides her survival guide to freelance writing

Posted by Jacob Granger on 15/01/19

Tip: How to retain subscribers

Follow this advice from INMA’s November Consumer Engagement Summit to have happy, loyal subscribers

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 14/01/19

Tip: How to pitch a solutions journalism idea to editors

Follow these steps to craft an attention-grabbing pitch that will get your story noticed

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 11/01/19

Tip: 10 tools for budding investigative journalists

Bookmark these top tools and training opportunities from the Bureau Local if you are looking to dip your toe into investigative journalism

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 10/01/19

Tip: Essential questions to ask when reporting on public polls

Follow these steps and never get that article on poll results wrong again

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 09/01/19

Tip: Take note of this advanced guide for searching on Twitter

Check out this article to help you get more from the social media platform

Posted by Caroline Scott on 08/01/19

Tip: Establish personal and professional online boundaries

Two journalists share their best practice of striking the right balance of online privacy and safety

Posted by Jacob Granger on 07/01/19

Tip: Best practices for journalism university candidates

Learn how to make your university application stand out from the crowd

Posted by Jacob Granger on 04/01/19

Tip: Check out these popular journalism tools from 2018

Get started with these apps and plugins for an easier and more productive workflow

Posted by Caroline Scott on 03/01/19

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