Reuters Institute | Tips for transforming your newsroom

The pandemic that swept the world 2 years ago forced a change in workforce culture and newsrooms were no exception. After speaking to a number of media leaders and heads of news organisations, Federica Cherubini shares lessons that she gained and what can be expected from newsrooms of the future. The challenges are many but can be faced with “intentional leadership” she writes. Read the article here

WAN IFRA | Five climate change storytelling tips from mobile journalist Yusuf Omar

Climate change may be one of the most important issues of our time, but the bigger challenge remains in conveying its importance to the general public when journalists themselves struggle to make sense of it. Mobile journalist Yusuf Omar has added his voice to the conversation, adding that this needs to hear more about solutions and less about problems. He shared five storytelling tips for engaging audiences on climate change. Read the article here

Media Update | Three ways to beat writer’s block 

There’s nothing like writer’s block to hit you at the most inopportune moment. While some of the best writers experience it from time to time, there are ways to overcome it with these three handy tricks. Read the article here.

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The Conversation | Saving journalism: views on how to pay for reliable information

The sustainability of journalism has been hotly debated with many organisations and individuals within the media/journalism industry offering solutions. Academics interviewed news organisations from over 60 countries to find out what works best and is sustainable for journalism. Read the article here.

The New York Times | How to write about science!

Reporting on science can be complex and technical, with journalists trying to work through the jargon and write a story that is easily understandable to the public.  Read the article here. 

Lion Publishers | A  small business newsletter, specifically for digital news publishers

Taking feedback from their reader survey into consideration, Lion has created a smaller new newsletter that will factor in several of its audience’s concerns. Read more about what news entrepreneurs want to know here.




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