WAN IFRA | The importance of follow-up stories

We have all read articles that piqued our curiosity and stayed in our minds. A quick internet search to find out what has happened since then often yields very little, if anything at all. This guide shows us the importance of follow-up questions and taking a story forward especially if the audience has shown interest. Read the article here

The Fix Media | Five main trends in post-invasion Russian journalism

Russia’s media landscape has changed since its invasion of Ukraine with censorship and propaganda gagging any sort of independent journalism. Many media outlets in the country have fled to neighbouring states and those that have remained in the country have had to find ways to retain the audience’s trust and make money. Find out what is at stake for Russian journalism. Read the article here.

Journalism.co.uk | New digital platform helps support free press in Sudan

Due to the war in Sudan many publications, broadcasting networks, radio stations and media organisations have closed down resulting in journalists losing a source of income. In response, the Sudanese Journalist Syndicate (SJS) and a British/Swedish development company Recall@k, created a digital platform and content system that provides enhanced transparency, traceability, and security in newsgathering. This will give hundreds of journalists the possibility to work. Read more here.

IJNET | In Ghana, building the next generation of investigative journalists

As Ghana’s government becomes increasingly resistant to criticism, a new generation of journalists is being trained as investigative journalists in order to hold powerful individuals and organisations to account and instill a culture of critical reporting. Read the article here.

Euro News | Here’s how news organisations are using AI in journalism

Artificial intelligence is here and it is here to stay. Here is a list of how global media organisations are embracing it and using it to improve journalism. Read the article here.

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