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Here's the latest journalism news from this week:

How are journalists dealing with email overload in modern newsrooms?

Colleagues who are struggling under the weight of the information they receive in a typical working day are invited to fill out a survey to share their experiences.

The European Journalism Centre's News Impact Network is aiming to find out what journalists are doing to prevent overwhelm in the newsroom. It is hoped the results will contribute to finding ways to make our industry more sustainable.

Google awards €21m to 98 media projects in Europe as part of its Digital News Innovation Fund

Google’s Digital News Innovation (DNI) Fund awarded €21 million to 98 media projects in 28 European countries after assessing its fifth round of applications, the DNI team announced on 24 July.

Google has now awarded some €115 million to European projects as part of its commitment to support media innovation with a €150 million fund.

'It's not just an audience, it's a community': How The Economist is engaging with young people on Instagram

Image by John C Thompson. All rights reserved. 

In a bid to engage younger readers, The Economist has been promoting visual storytelling through Instagram, a platform dominated by 18-34 year olds. 

"We are predominately looking to cultivate a broader audience, and Instagram is a fantastic place to do that," said Ria Jones, digital and social media picture editor, The Economist, speaking at newsrewired on 11 July.

'I can't walk but I have my voice, so I can speak. And that's all that matters.'

Francesca Dean, an aspiring journalist from Rossendale, Lancashire, has lived all her life with cerebral palsy, a physical condition that affects movement, speech and co-ordination. 

She talks about her drive to tell mental health stories and fight against the stigma around working as a journalist with a disability.

Closed groups and social networks: Are journalists missing out?

Social media has become an intergral part of the way journalists now do their jobs, whether it is used to distribute stories, to find eyewitness, or simply to share experiences with other reporters. But is there a trick we might be missing?

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