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Here is the latest journalism news from this week:

Getty Images tackles the lack of female and non-binary voices in photojournalism

Photo: Alexandra Gavillet, Refinery29 for Getty Images

Fewer than one in five lead news pictures published across eight major news titles are shot by a female photographer, according to Women Photograph, an organisation that works to empower female and non-binary visual storytellers.

To tackle the lack of female voices, Getty Images launched new projects that raise awareness around gender balance and representation in photojournalism and documentary photography. Read more

New scheme to help spark solutions journalism around the world

The Solutions Journalism Network (SJN) has launched the LEDE Fellowship to foster entrepreneurship in solutions journalism. 

There is $2,500 up for grabs for at least 15 international applicants and the money can be used in their own region on getting their project off the ground. This typically includes event space, web materials and production costs. Read more

Watchdog workshops: turning your local residents into investigators

In February 2019, a US-based community organisation Detour Detroit turned to 50 of its local residents to investigate and vet the landlords buying up property in their local area.

As Detour Detroit gears up to publish the results of those findings, in this week's podcast, Ashley Woods Branch, founder, Detour Detroit tells us about what it takes to turn your residents into watchdogs, and the benefits of doing so. Listen now

How to build an effective cross-border investigative team

Cross-border journalism, for its merits, has its share of challenges. You need to assemble a team of compatible journalists and agree on a workflow that is sustainable for all parties involved.

Brigitte Alfter, director, Arena for Journalism in Europe, speaking at the CIJ Summer conference, offered some advice on how to make collaborations work for all parties. Read more

Why newsrooms need to be talking about the six components of burnout

In an age of 24-hour news and deadlines around the clock, it is not surprising that burnout is becoming commonplace in the newsroom.

Zuzanna Ziomecka, editor of Gazeta Wyborcza, and founder of now-ceased project NewsMavens, explained how to identify the early warning signs of when you are reaching your limit. Read more

Want to learn how to use breaking news as an editorial strategy to grow your readership? Find out how at Newsrewired on 27 November at Reuters, London. Head to newsrewired.com for the full agenda and tickets

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