The Fix Media | Best media newsletters to follow

If you work in the media whether as a journalist, manager, or along the production pipeline, it is recommended that you keep abreast of the trends and the events that are unfolding in our industry. Here is a round-up of ten of the best mailers to sign up for if you have not already. Read the article here.

IJNET | Here’s how newspapers can reduce their reliance on print media

Most media organisations have established a digital platform that operates alongside its print publication. While some have moved away from a reliance on print revenue, many still lean heavily on it. A case study unpacks how two different newspapers have managed to get it right. Read the article here | Eight tasks ChatGPT can do for journalists

Now that it has been understood that artificial intelligence is not a replacement for journalism (yet), the journalism fraternity around the world has breathed a collective sigh of relief. But what AI can do is handle the more tedious tasks so that journalists can focus on the actual business of journalism. Here’s how to make a chatbot like ChatGPT work for you. Read the article here

WAN-IFRA | Why there should be more editorial focus on TikTok

Hear from a journalist who has taken to TikTok and managed to leverage it to reach a new audience and promote fact-checking. She also shares why newsrooms should not ignore the platform and how journalists can use it to further expand on their work. Read the article here.

The Media Online | Five ways to make the most of media interviews

Being visible comes with the territory of being a journalist, particularly in scenarios such as press conferences and video interviews with experts. For some, the ability to speak up and hold their own in an interview comes naturally, but for others, it can be daunting. Fear not because with practice you’ll gradually build the confidence to conduct a media interview with the authority of a pro. Here are some tips for those who want to overcome the anxiety that comes with this. Read the article here

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