material about the craft of news and feature writing

April 19, 2017

U.S. Press Freedom Tracker will keep tabs on the safety of journalists in America

Research Areas About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping […]
April 19, 2017

App for journalists: Clips, for creating videos with animated captions

Credit: Image by Clips What is it?: An app that creates quick videos with animated text, graphics, emojis and music. Devices: iOS Cost: Free How […]
April 19, 2017

A study of London youth

After the 2011 London riots, photographer Julian Mahrlein set out on a project to capture the faces of inner-city teenagers. He began wandering across the […]
April 19, 2017

How to use Google search trends to extend stories, find new angles, follow up and move stories on

Matt Cooke the UK lead for Google News lab leading a workshop at the EJC conference, LSE, 2016. In his talk Matt expalins how Google […]
April 18, 2017

Iceberg tourists flock to Newfoundland town

A small town in Newfoundland, Canada, has become a sudden tourist spot thanks to a new visitor – one of the first icebergs of the […]
April 18, 2017

Fairfax aims to make digital transformation a ‘learning-supported and training-infused process’

In this podcast, Journalism.co.uk speaks to Julie Posetti, head of digital editorial capability at Fairfax, about her role in the newsroom Fairfax is an Australian […]
April 18, 2017

Tip: How to find the right stories and location for a 360-degree video

Credit: Image by popturfdotcom on Flickr. Some rights reserved New filming techniques are meant to help journalists engage with their audience, and some of you […]
April 17, 2017

How The New York Times decides which stories to link to (and which ones to match)

Research Areas About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping […]
April 17, 2017

Boston Globe’s plan for digital reinvention: Be ready for constant change

Research Areas About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping […]
April 16, 2017

In pictures: Classic cars rebranded

What started off as a small article in a specialist car magazine has now grown into a larger project for illustrator Helge Jepsen and writer […]
April 14, 2017

Week in pictures: 8 – 14 April 2017

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. All photographs are copyrighted.
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 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 […]