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Here is the latest journalism news from this week:
How can the traditional media cut it with Gen Z?
We looked at how The Economist is taking advantage of the popularity of Instagram to help younger audiences discover its brand, but The Times warned not to get carried away with all the hype - quality journalism comes first. Read more
The impact of AI on journalism and democracy
Can algorithms help us foster democracy and quality journalism? Krishna Bharat, creator of Google News, certainly thinks so. One portential application he presented at the GEN Summit in Athens could help journalist verify claims in real time and challenge their interviewee with the help from a robot colleague. Read more
Can user rating help news brands regain audience trust?
In this week’s podcast, we spoke about trust - and in particular how a startup called Creddar is looking to bring a Rotten Tomatoes-style of news ratings to show why audiences trust and mistrust news in real terms. Listen here
LumaFusion 2.0: here is what the latest update means to journalists
New updates to the video editing app LumaFusion were released this week. We took a look at these changes which included markers, a new interface and loads more tracks to play around with. Read more
No coder? No problem. The Newscene launches new tool for building online membership models
Journalists can write great content but they can rarely code. A France-based startup called The Newscene launched a tool that will help publishers build online membership models with the community in mind. Read more
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