Committee to Protect Journalists | Attacks on the Press in 2023

Attacks on journalists’ lives and liberty remained at near record-levels in 2023, with the Committee to Protect Journalists documenting 320 journalists imprisoned for their work as of the December 1 date of its annual prison census — near the global all-time high of more than 360 a year earlier. Read more here.

IJNET | What editors want (beyond a good story)

Journalism is about bringing stories to the public. And for freelancers, a crucial part of the reporting process is securing commissions. Building successful working relationships with editors is imperative, as a result. Read the article here. | New playbook to help publishers boost content strategy

Creating a user needs strategy is less daunting than it looks. To help you get started, the content analytics company smartocto published a new playbook that breaks down the process into 15 steps. Read the article here.

The Fix Media | DW’s strategic approach to journalism on TikTok

TikTok emerges as a challenging yet promising platform for media organisations aiming to capture younger audiences. However, the very attributes that make TikTok appealing also present obstacles, especially for media entities like Deutsche Welle (DW). Read the article here.

The Verge | A new kind of climate denial has taken over on YouTube

Climate change disinformation on YouTube has morphed into a misleading new narrative, according to a report. Read the article here.

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