VOA | Attacks, harassment threaten media across Africa

Journalists and media organisations in Africa have been faced with attacks, harassment, arrests and legal battles, and the Committee to Protect Journalists are deeply concerned about the increasing press freedom violations happening across the continent. Read the article here.

Intelligencer | How will artificial intelligence change the news business?

Much has been written about what the rise of artificial intelligence will mean for journalism. This article explores three possible scenarios, namely that it will replace journalism, improve journalism or kill journalism entirely. Read more here.

IJNET | This WhatsApp group connects young Nigerian journalists with established reporters

journo-Geekology, is a WhatsApp group that offers a forum where young Nigerian journalists can discuss journalism-related topics and share career opportunities. Founded by Olatunji Olaigbe the WhatsApp group aims to help young journalists connect with established reporters. Read the article here

Journalism.co.uk | New guide helps journalists become better project managers

Robin Kwong, who heads special projects at the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal, has published a guide aimed at helping editors and journalists lead editorial projects. He uses his own experiences as a project manager within journalism to show how to turn ideas into reality within the media space. Read the article here.

The Fix Media | How to boost your newsroom’s growth on TikTok

The social media platform has exploded in recent years and global media players are showing that it can be used to reach younger audiences who consume news in short, sharp, visually appealing bites. If you’re still unsure about whether you need to get an account and how to use TikTok successfully when you do, then this piece will be useful to you. Read the article here.

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