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Digital News Report 2020: covid-19 accelerates digital shifts in the media industry

Latest RISJ research shows that while the pandemic has boosted subscription revenue, its financial impact on the news industry may outweigh the gains

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 16/06/20

What will newsrooms look like after the pandemic is over?

The covid-19 crisis may prompt a once-in-a-generation transformation of the way journalists work. Have your say on how the sector will respond to challenges by completing the industry-wide survey

Posted by John Crowley on 17/04/20

How to set up your distributed newsroom for success

The Distributed Newsroom Playbook provides insights for news organisations and their teams making the transition to working from home

Posted by Tom Trewinnard, Fergus Bell on 15/04/20

Need a source for your next story? This platform puts experts on speed dial

ExpertFile database can help newsrooms find the ideal interviewee and get them on the phone in a fraction of the time

Posted by Jacob Granger on 13/03/20

Tip: Create an effective 'contact us' page

Make it easy for your readers to get in touch with you - it can help to build trust and generate news tips

Posted by Jacob Granger on 13/03/20

Tip: Five lessons for journalism in the age of rage

Journalists are no more the sole providers of information. If we are not careful, however, we may end up simply mirroring the anger-driven social media instead of being a counterweight on the side of the reason

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 02/03/20

Sources, rumours and Deadline Day: the twists and turns of reporting football transfer stories

A Sky Sports News broadcaster reveals how teams verify leads during the famously frenetic January transfer window and the importance of going to air with accurate information

Posted by Jacob Granger on 27/02/20

Launching your audience engagement strategy: lessons from Krautreporter's Playbook

Are you looking to involve your readers in your reporting? The German engaged journalism publisher offers a how-to guide to get you started

Posted by Jacob Granger on 25/02/20

David Leigh's survival guide to investigative journalism

Veteran reporter reveals what he has learned from 40 years in the craft and shares tips on practising "adversarial journalism" in the post-truth era

Posted by Jacob Granger on 31/01/20

‘Journalism is at risk because it is increasingly disconnected from society’

Jesper Doub, Facebook’s director of news partnerships, EMEA, on why the media is losing people’s trust and what we all can do about it

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 06/12/19

'Unbias the news': Lack of diversity in journalism can lead to newsrooms missing out on important stories

"When you tell a story as a journalist, you are taking out some aspects over others, and there is a certain bias when the newsrooms aren’t as diverse as the societies they serve"

Posted by Daniel Green on 22/11/19

How can quality journalism thrive at a time of news deserts, misinformation and clickbait?

When news audiences are left underserved and overwhelmed, they often turn to unreliable sources - here is what is being done to promote credible news and sensible reporting

Posted by Daniel Green on 20/11/19

What do reporters of tomorrow need to know about investigative journalism today?

In his new book, veteran investigative journalist David Leigh explains how to survive the dangers of the digital and post-truth era using lessons from the past

Posted by Jacob Granger on 31/10/19

'Old, educated and politically diverse': why public broadcasters struggle to reach a broader audience

The competition posed by social media and online-only news outlets is making public broadcasters, like BBC, increasingly irrelevant to young readers, a RISJ report has found

Posted by Daniel Green on 28/10/19

Weekly journalism news update: Newsletter strategies, remote podcasting and deepfakes

Pushed for time? Catch up with the weekly media news coverage from Journalism.co.uk

Posted by Daniel Green on 18/10/19

Facebook Community News Project enabled local reporters to go back to basics - and it worked

NCTJ's head of partnerships reflects on the mission and meaning of the local journalism scheme one year after its launch

Posted by Will Gore on 16/10/19

Disinformation, distrust, disengagement: how can we reinvent journalism?

News diets have become akin to junk food and it is harming our audiences' mental health. Anne-Sophie Novel explains what we can do to serve healthier options and improve the way we 'make the news'

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 14/10/19

Weekly journalism news update: Mental health in the newsroom, Instagram and Brexit coverage

Pushed for time? Catch up with the weekly media news coverage from Journalism.co.uk

Posted by Jacob Granger on 11/10/19

Pulitzer Center's local news initiative gives public service media a fighting chance in a digital landscape

11 US news outlets have been supported through Bringing Stories Home, a $5m Facebook-funded scheme to address declining ad revenue and mass job layoffs

Posted by Jacob Granger on 08/10/19

Have your say: Reporters Without Borders launches public call to determine trustworthy news outlets

The Journalism Trust Initiative wants to help increase page views and ad revenue for news organisations compliant with professional standards

Posted by Jacob Granger on 07/10/19

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