The Fix Media | Why all of your newsroom’s podcasts should be on YouTube
Podcasts are here to stay and have become ubiquitous in today’s media landscape. They are about to get even bigger as social media giant YouTube plans to enter the fray with YouTube Podcasts. It makes sense for the platform which is the largest audio destination on the internet. Currently, the space is dominated by platforms such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts and iono.fm. This is definitely one to watch. Read the article here.
Gadget | Journalists are covering more beats than ever
According to Muck Rack’s 2022 State of Journalism survey, journalists are producing more content compared to a year ago. Just under three-quarters (74%) of journalists say they produce content in addition to online and print, such as newsletters (17%) and podcasts (15%). Half of the journalists publish five or more stories per week, with a third publishing eight or more a week. Read the article here.
Business Daily | Kenyan journalists under attack
Journalists and civil rights activists in Kenya took to the streets to protest against harassment, killings and other attacks on journalists while on duty. Read the article here.
NiemanLab | CNN makes a big bet on streaming with CNN+
The news broadcaster has launched a subscription-based streaming service as cable TV subscribers continue to decline. The service will cost $6 a month and $60 a year. This is a gamechanger for newscasters and the industry, but will others follow suit? Read the article here.
Poynter | 9 tips to fix and learn from corrections
This guide helps journalists and writers deal with the anxiety of making errors in stories and having to make corrections, sometimes publicly. It comes down to maintaining credibility with readers and creating a culture of transparency. Read the article here.
Journalism.co.uk | What support do independent news services need to stay afloat?
Launching an independent publishing group in this global economy takes courage. Managing to make that publication is even more taxing. This piece hears from founders of indie publications and what resources they require to remain in the game. Read the article here.
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