Madalina Ciobanu

September 15, 2017

Quartz is partnering with a local newspaper in Texas to investigate the effects of climate change

Credit: By Jolene Faber on Flickr. Some rights reserved. What happens when border dynamics intersect with climate change, and how do you bring into the […]
September 15, 2017

Tip: Bookmark this advice for local newsrooms to keep up with digital practices

Newsrooms with fewer resources at their disposal, as well as legacy publishers, can still keep on top of digital trends and changes in how stories […]
September 14, 2017

Tip: Remember these guidelines for good data journalism

Credit: image from Pixabay From being considered a specialism or the skill that made some reporters gain the nickname of ‘newsroom unicorns’, data journalism is […]
September 13, 2017

Tip: Check out this list of tools for creating social media posts

Credit: Image by scyther5 on Shutterstock Every time journalists write and publish a story or a project, the work doesn’t stop there – they usually […]
September 13, 2017

BBC opens applications for regional titles to take in reporters as part of the Local News Partnership

Credit: Image from pexels.com The BBC has opened applications for regional news organisations interested in employing one or more reporters as part of the Local […]
September 12, 2017

Tip: How to produce captivating Instagram Stories

Credit: Image from pexels.com Although newer than their Snapchat counterpart, Instagram stories have quickly grown in popularity, reaching 250 million daily users. In keeping with […]
September 11, 2017

Tip: Doing user research? Here's what you can ask your readers

Credit: Image from pexels.com If your newsroom wants to find out what readers or paying members value most about the coverage, or where they think […]
September 11, 2017

5 tips for getting started with making a podcast musical

You may have seen musicals before (Lion King or Hamilton, anyone?) and you’ve definitely listened to at least one podcast, but what happens when you […]
September 8, 2017

Tip: Remember this advice for writing an eye-catching intro for your story

Credit: Image from pexels.com Writing a good opening line is right up there with finding the perfect headline for a story – it can make […]
September 7, 2017

Tip: How to engage readers on social media using tweetstorms

Credit: Image from pexels.com Tweetstorms are series of threaded and related tweets that can be posted in quick succession to share key findings from a […]
September 7, 2017

City Bureau is bringing journalists and communities together to encourage civic participation

A Chicago-based non-profit is aiming to redefine what local media means by working with communities to democratise journalism skills and encourage civic participation. Based in […]
September 6, 2017

The Washington Post starts using Talk, an open-source tool for improving online comments

An open-source tool called Talk is being rolled out on The Washington Post website starting today (6 September), to help reimagine the online commenting experience […]
September 6, 2017

Tip: 6 ways to transform audio into social videos

Credit: By Ed Shipul on Flickr. Some rights reserved. With social platforms prioritising video, the best way to share audio to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram […]