April 23, 2017

Bravery behind Bryony’s royal reflections

Telegraph Media Group Peter Preston on press and broadcasting Peter Preston Every credit to the Telegraph writer for talking about her mental struggles – and, […]
April 23, 2017

Danger ahead for European press

Press freedom Peter Preston on press and broadcasting Peter Preston As press prize celebrations die down, it’s time to reflect on the threat looming over […]
April 23, 2017

O’Reilly’s exit shows the sons are rising in the Murdoch empire

Rupert Murdoch Peter Preston on press and broadcasting Peter Preston Lachlan and James seem to have realised that, for urgent commercial reasons, 21st Century Fox […]
April 23, 2017

Coastal Photography With A Creative Twist

As an island nation, many of us live fairly close to the coast  and as well as tidal patterns in the sand, surf, sand dunes, […]
April 22, 2017

Take A Look At This Week's Site Highlights

Take A Look At This Week’s Site Highlights  – With new product announcements aplenty, there’s plenty for you to catch up on this week. Posted : […]
April 22, 2017

The Sun says no 'slur' was intended by Kelvin MacKenzie as Ross Barkley takes legal action over gorilla comparison

The Sun has published an apology to Everton and England’s Ross Barkley over a column by Kelvin MacKenzie in which he compared the midfielder to […]
April 22, 2017

Pinterest is Getting Rid of its Like Button, Moving Away from ‘Social Network’ Label

Pinterest has announced that Likes will be removed as an option on Pins.
April 22, 2017

Wry, loyal, kind: Observer journalist Dave Pearson dies

The Observer The Observer Tributes paid to consummate newspaperman who worked at the Observer for more than 30 years <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Dave […]
April 22, 2017

LinkedIn Brings Back ‘Most Recent’ Option for Feed, Adds Read Receipts for Messages

LinkedIn has announced a set of updates to help users refine their on-platform experience.
April 22, 2017

The Sun Has Apologised For Kelvin MacKenzie's Ross Barkley Column

The Sun has published an apology to Everton and England footballer Ross Barkley over a column by Kelvin MacKenzie in which he compared the midfielder […]
April 22, 2017

5 Tips on How to Re-Ignite Your Stalled Content Strategy

Is your content marketing program losing steam? Here are some tips on how to get it back on track. 
April 22, 2017

French election: Fake news spreads ahead of presidential poll – Stuff.co.nz

So called ‘Twitter bots’ that masquerade as real people and spread fake news and propaganda on social media have been detected in action in France […]
April 22, 2017

10 Handy DIY Photography Tricks & Hacks

Not everyone’s a fan of DIY but building your own camera and creating your own filters can be fun, plus it’s usually cheaper and who […]
April 21, 2017

The Sun prints apology for Kelvin MacKenzie column on Ross Barkley

Kelvin MacKenzie Former editor, who compared mixed-race Everton footballer to a gorilla, was suspended by newspaper <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Kelvin MacKenzie made the […]
April 21, 2017

How to fly drones for journalism in the U.S.

About six months ago, we bought a drone to help us cover stories at the Yakima Herald-Republic, a daily newspaper in Yakima, Washington. We’d seen […]
April 21, 2017

Facebook fraudster spent GBP 100k of stolen cash on ‘prostitutes’ and Thai holidays – The Sun

CONMAN JAILED Adam Lapworth kept his followers up to date on his fraudulently funded exploits including snaps of him with semi-naked women in baths and […]
April 21, 2017

Letters from our readers: Covering Trump, WSJ, Amal Clooney, and the Oxford comma

Here is a selection of emails and Facebook comments we’ve received since March 1. Please send correspondence to letters@cjr.org, along with your name, address, and […]
April 21, 2017

Letters from our readers: Covering Trump, WSJ, Amal Clooney, and the Oxford comma

Here is a selection of emails and Facebook comments we’ve received since March 1. Please send correspondence to letters@cjr.org, along with your name, address, and […]
April 21, 2017

US wants to arrest Julian Assange but UK suggests Sweden comes first

Julian Assange US attorney general says arrest of WikiLeaks founder is a ‘priority’, casts doubt over status of Sweden’s long-standing extradition request <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if […]
April 21, 2017

Netflix show condemned for 'romanticising' teenager's suicide

Netflix Royal College of Psychiatrists warns of potentially tragic consequences of 13 Reasons Why, which ‘graphically depicts’ young protagonist’s suicide <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> […]
April 21, 2017

After ‘crisis of conscience,’ ex-Cigna exec hopes to set the record straight on health care

Wendell Potter, founder of Tarbell.org THIS SUMMER, A NEWS SITE CALLED TARBELL will make its debut and join a growing number of health-journalism startups. Named for […]
April 21, 2017

After ‘crisis of conscience,’ ex-Cigna exec hopes to set the record straight on health care

Wendell Potter, founder of Tarbell.org THIS SUMMER, A NEWS SITE CALLED TARBELL will make its debut and join a growing number of health-journalism startups. Named for […]
April 21, 2017

After ‘crisis of conscience,’ ex-Cigna exec hopes to set the record straight on health care

Wendell Potter, founder of Tarbell.org THIS SUMMER, A NEWS SITE CALLED TARBELL will make its debut and join a growing number of health-journalism startups. Named for […]
April 21, 2017

Don’t call Steve Stephens ‘The Facebook Killer’

We in the media love nicknames for notorious people. Often, these names are associated with a place or thing that has a random connection, like […]
April 21, 2017

One last lesson from Don Murray, America’s greatest writing coach

There were five huge boxes sitting at the loading dock of The Poynter Institute yesterday, waiting for the FedEx truck to pick them up. They […]
April 21, 2017

The New European adds Michael White and Brexiteer Iain Dale to election team line-up

The New European has added former Guardian political editor Michael White and pro-Brexit broadcaster Iain Dale to its team as it looks to boost its general […]
April 21, 2017

Regional daily runs special edition for football fans visiting patch

A regional daily ran a special edition aimed at football supporters visiting its patch from almost 300 miles away. The East Anglian Daily Times ran […]
April 21, 2017

Journalists and screenwriters team up for a new TV series inspired by El Chapo

A film crew in Colombia works on a close-up shot for the new biopic El Chapo. Photo courtesy of Univision. In September 2013, Univision investigative […]
April 21, 2017

Journalists and screenwriters team up for a new TV series inspired by El Chapo

A film crew in Colombia works on a close-up shot for the new biopic El Chapo. Photo courtesy of Univision. In September 2013, Univision investigative […]
April 21, 2017

Editor of Portsmouth’s The News says falling pound and rising production costs behind cover price hike

Portsmouth daily The News has pointed to a fall in the value of the pound and rising production costs as behind its latest cover price hike. Readers were charged 80p (up […]
April 21, 2017

Reuters launched Backstory to provide more transparency around its reporting process

Credit: Image by Reuters In a bid to provide more transparency around its reporting process, Reuters has launched Backstory, a new initiative to help readers […]
April 20, 2017

Tip: Bookmark this advice for avoiding spherical video mistakes

Credit: Image from Pixabay 360-degree video is new, exciting and engaging, but it can be a challenge to shoot and edit, even for the most […]
April 19, 2017

Tip: Here are 5 reasons to start an email newsletter

Credit: Image by Pixabay There’s a reason why email is still a popular tool for professionals today – it works. Publishers are using email newsletters […]
April 13, 2017

Why AJ+ is focusing its efforts on longform storytelling from the field

Credit: Image by AJ+ AJ+, Al Jazeera’s distributed news arm, became an inspiration to news organisations looking to produce social video formats after its success […]
April 13, 2017

Why AJ+ is focusing its efforts on longform storytelling from the field

AJ+, Al Jazeera’s distributed news arm, became an inspiration to news organisations looking to produce social video formats after its success with short, breaking-news Facebook […]
April 12, 2017

App for journalists: Bear, for taking notes and writing articles

Credit: Image by Bear What is it?: Bear is a writing app for crafting notes, ideas and articles Devices: iOS Cost: Free How is it […]
April 11, 2017

Why publishers should take measures to prevent a moral panic over virtual reality

Catherine Allen, virtual reality curator and creator, explains why it’s important for news organisations to act now to reduce public anxiety surrounding VR Various publishers […]
April 10, 2017

With a 90 minute Facebook Live, CBC Calgary wants to ‘flip the traditional broadcast-to-social workflow’

In a bid to experiment with mobile journalism and digital storytelling, CBC Calgary conducted a 90 minute Facebook Live special, produced entirely on iPhones, to […]
April 7, 2017

Full Fact teamed up with Facebook to help tackle misinformation on social media

Credit: Image by Full Fact Tips for spotting false news launched on Facebook today (7 April) in a bid to crack down on the spread […]
April 5, 2017

Why moral panic could be detrimental to the virtual reality industry

“It is quite likely that there will be a moral panic around virtual reality at some point.” Catherine Allen, VR creator and curator, spoke at […]
April 3, 2017

App for journalists: Lexis Audio Editor, for editing audio files on your smartphone

What is it? An app for recording, editing and sharing one or more audio files in a variety of formats. Device: Android Cost: Free (to […]
March 29, 2017

The Guardian is reaching new audiences on Facebook with video series for people who dip in and out of news

The Guardian’s first platform-specific video series has just reached 200 million views on Facebook. Designed to reach social audiences who dip in and out of […]
March 28, 2017

RTÉ is producing a new video series for Facebook using only mobile devices

Irish broadcaster RTÉ has been experimenting with mobile journalism (mojo) over the past four years, using smartphones to produce a range of news reports for […]