IJNET | Tips for building a reporting calendar

From extreme climate events and armed conflicts, to major elections and more, journalists can feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of stories demanding coverage. Even with strong management skills, reporters may regularly find themselves playing catch-up on significant events as they unfold. In a recent ICFJ Crisis Reporting Forum session, Community Manager Paul Adepoju discussed how journalists can leverage organizational skills to be more proactive about the stories they cover. Read the article here.

WAN IFRA | New podcast: The state of press freedom worldwide

Journalists, editors and media experts from Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe and the MENA region talk about the challenges facing the industry and some of the solutions they see making a difference. Read the article here.

INMA | 4 news publishers share how they prioritised a readers-first approach

During INMA’s Media Subscription Summit, attendees heard about reader-first initiatives and digital transformation from leaders at Göteborgs-Posten, Stampen Media, La Repubblica, and Advance Local. Read the article here.

Global Investigative Journalism Network | Reporter’s guide to investigating carbon offsets

“Carbon offsetting” is a controversial tool in the fight against global heating. Oversight by journalists is essential and has already had a major impact. It’s an important, though not easy, assignment. But there are many stories to be done worldwide, from the local level to the corporate boardroom. Read the article here.

The Walrus | Beware of the newsroom-destroying “answer engine”

Tech companies are creating conditions that will deal a death blow to journalism everywhere. Read the article here.

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