Nieman Lab | The corrections dilemma: Admitting your mistakes increases accuracy but reduces audience trust, a new study finds
The News co Lab partnered with Dartmouth College to find out what impact journalistic corrections have on the audience’s trust. 2,862 people were surveyed and the survey found that people were less likely to trust a media publication or journalist after an article had been corrected. Read the article here.
IJNET | Tips for reporting on religion and why it matters
Journalists need to have basic skills in writing on religion as in some communities, religion plays a big part in their day-to-day life. Read this article here.
Reuters Institute | How a new generation of women is driving a golden age of data journalism in Kenya
Data journalism or data-driven journalism is a journalistic process based on analysing and filtering large data sets for the purpose of creating or elevating a news story. Eunice Magwambo, Purity Mukami and Juliet Atellah talk about their experiences and challenges they have faced as data journalists in Kenya. Read the article here.
Journalism.co.uk | Six tips to improve the audio quality of your podcast
Andy Goddard, the former producer at BBC Studios, explained there are three key purposes of sound design: to drive storytelling with an emotional backdrop, to fill gaps when people stop talking, and to make the content sound expensive. Read the article here.
Journalism.co.za | A roundup of Africa’s first Sustainable Journalism in Practice conference
Africa’s first Sustainable journalism in Practice conference was held in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference brought together stakeholders to discuss new ways of doing journalism, that are constructive, sustainable and grounded in an African context and based on the core values of independent, public-interest journalism. Read more here.
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