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The Solutions Journalism Network (SJN) opened up a grant initiative back in October 2018, dubbed the ‘#MeToo #SolutionsToo Fund’
Journalism.co.uk spoke to three of the 13 recipients on how the money would enable them to report solution-focused stories to sexual offences outside of their communities. Read more
Screenshot of the Cornerman series on thebristolcable.org
The Bristol Cable has released an exclusive interactive story, The Cornerman, exposing one of Britain's most elusive crime bosses, Andy Baker.
In our weekly podcast, we hear highlights from the second episode of the Thomson Foundation's #MOJO Talk live video series where mobile specialist Glen Mulcahy dives deep into the trends, hacks and insights to help us stay on the cutting-edge of mobile journalism.
Philip Bromwell, mobile journalist, RTÉ, and Caroline Scott, former-deputy editor, Journalism.co.uk, join Mulcahy to discuss the pros and cons of shooting both 'professional' and off-the-cuff footage with a smartphone. Listen here
While the journalism community is slowly starting to take note of blockchain, for many it is still a mystery. But there is more to this technology than just Bitcoin, and an increasing number of startups use blockchain to address some of the biggest problems journalists face today, like misinformation or lack of trust in the media brands.
Daniel Sieberg, CEO of iO and principal iO Ventures, who co-founded the community-own journalism network Civil, said that blockchain, in a nutshell, is simply another way to use the Internet. Read more
Offering a sneak peek into her findings, Jackson said that she studied people who regularly read and wrote about solutions and has documented how they were more readily able to articulate contexts, failings and personal impacts around an issue, rather than dwelling on the problem itself. Read more
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