Maximise Instagram for journalism

Maximise Instagram for journalism

Instagram is one of the biggest social media platforms in the world, with over a billion users and counting. Although the platform is synonymous with influencers, younger audiences, marketers, all with curated feeds and creative video stories, Instagram is also a...
How to prepare a good proposal

How to prepare a good proposal

A good proposal will help you improve your reporting, writing, framing and fieldwork skills. Sometimes your proposal for a specific grant may fall short of some requirements, style or missing the mark completely. This article will assist journalists in upskilling,...
How to use Wikipedia as a journalist — the start of a story

How to use Wikipedia as a journalist — the start of a story

The free, crowd-sourced encyclopedia is likely to be one of the first hits on any basic internet search, but Wikipedia can be a powerful tool for African journalists in their work. The website has over 6 million entries in English, and around 340, 000 active users...
Teaching journalism during a pandemic

Teaching journalism during a pandemic

As the world prepares to return to the “new normal” following months of lockdowns due to the Covid-19 pandemic, journalism schools on the continent and the rest of the world will need to adjust their curriculums and teaching tools for journalism training going...