The Fix Media | Beyond news: how education can boost revenue for media organisations

Readers are increasingly requiring more from news organisations to remain engaged. Getting them to commit to a paid subscription is going to demand that publishers offer a product that is worth the investment and beats the competition. But it is not impossible according to this report. Read the article here.

WAN IFRA | Newsroom leaders share advice for implementing diversity

A session from WAN-IFRA’s recent Digital Media Africa 2023 conference tackled the issue of diversity in the newsroom and how this can benefit publications and their audiences. They spoke to leaders from Africa’s leading news outlets. Read the article here.

Nieman Lab | The Nigeria Fact-Checkers’ Coalition showed how collaborative journalism can work in West Africa

Nigeria Factcheckers Coalition alongside other fact-checking organisations shows the successes of working together to debunk mis- and disinformation. The Nigerian Factcheckers Coalition also led the way in fact-checking numerous claims in the lead up to and during the 2023 Nigerian presidential elections. Organisations in the regions have vowed to increase cross-border collaborations in investigations. Read the article here. | ‘News companies need survival strategies and culture change’

Veteran Zimbabwean editor Guthrie Munyuki shares how a leadership course on journalism innovation and leadership has helped his understanding on digital strategies for publishers. Read the article here

IJNET | Pitching advice for journalists in the Global South

Here is a guide for journalists in the Global South on how to pitch their stories successfully to publications that are local and abroad. Read the article here.

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