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 20, 2017

A Facebook bot purge clobbered USA Today, and no one knows why

Image via Pixabay. USA Today last week reported that Facebook was breaking up an “extensive fake account scam” targeting publisher pages with false “likes.” The […]
April 20, 2017

A Facebook bot purge clobbered USA Today, and no one knows why

Image via Pixabay. USA Today last week reported that Facebook was breaking up an “extensive fake account scam” targeting publisher pages with false “likes.” The […]
April 20, 2017

A Facebook bot purge clobbered USA Today, and no one knows why

Image via Pixabay. USA Today last week reported that Facebook was breaking up an “extensive fake account scam” targeting publisher pages with false “likes.” The […]
April 20, 2017

Podcast: Facebook’s worst-case scenario

On The Kicker, we run through the week’s biggest stories, including Bill O’Reilly, White House transparency, and the special election in Georgia’s sixth district. Then, […]
April 20, 2017

Podcast: Facebook’s worst-case scenario

On The Kicker, we run through the week’s biggest stories, including Bill O’Reilly, White House transparency, and the special election in Georgia’s sixth district. Then, […]
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 12, 2017

Legalized sale of browser histories should worry journalists

Photo via Wikimedia Commons The blowback has been intense to President Trump’s decision last week to back a congressional rollback of recently adopted FCC privacy […]
April 12, 2017

Journalists around the world are working together more than ever. Here are 56 examples.

On Monday, The Panama Papers — the giant collaborative investigation spearheaded by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists — won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory […]
April 12, 2017

First speakers announced for July’s newsrewired

Credit: Newsrewired on 8 February 2017. Image by Journalism.co.uk. Over the past month, the Journalism.co.uk team has been working on the agenda for our upcoming […]
April 11, 2017

A day in the life of a journalist in 2027: Reporting meets AI

Photo: Pixabay What might a day in the life of a journalist look like 10 years from now? What would have taken weeks or months […]
April 7, 2017

First Draft releases guide to savvy reporting on fake news

First Draft News’s Field Guide to Fake News If there’s one—and only one—thing we can say definitively about fake news, it’s that it inspired some […]
April 4, 2017

Local Edition: What Mike Wilson learned at FiveThirtyEight and The Dallas Morning News

This interview originally ran in Local Edition, Poynter’s weekly newsletter about the digital transformation of local news. Subscribe here. Mike Wilson didn’t go to journalism […]
March 31, 2017

Journalism and Silicon Valley: The balance of power

What will journalism look like in five years? Print ads continue to decline, stripping newsrooms of their most robust revenue source. Much of the activity […]