John Thompson

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'Everything is a red flag': The challenges of the new media movement in Syria

Bashar Al-Assad's regime has made it increasingly difficult for journalists outside of Syria to get a clear picture of what is happening in the …

Journalism

Quartz's Davos Daily Brief is the latest in a series of pop-up newsletters

To capture the discussion and atmosphere in Davos during the World Economic Forum, Quartz set up a pop-up newsletter updating readers on what …

Journalism

German publishers are concerned the EU's ePrivacy Regulation is putting their digital advertising revenue at risk, study finds

German publishers expect to lose more than 30 per cent of their digital advertising revenue if the proposed ePrivacy Regulation is implemented by the …

Digital Advertising

Kit and advice for shooting and editing with a smartphone

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>Mediatype.be</i><i>, and has been republished here, with permission.</i> For the last two years, mobile journalism has …

Journalism

Podcast: CAST: A project building a community news network in Armenia trialled an alternative to expensive mobile data

The CAST project put together a community news network in three villages in Armenia, where locals faced with prohibitive costs for mobile data …

Journalism

Advice for navigating the vital but vulnerable world of freelance journalism

Freelance journalists play a vital role in print, online and broadcast publications around the world, but the job can often leave reporters …

Writing

'Killer Air': 13 HuffPost international editions worked together to cover pollution in eight languages

To explore the effects of air pollution around the world, and the measures that are being taken to try and tackle the issue, HuffPost has launched an …

Journalism

Tool for journalists: Readsy, for speed-reading articles and reports

As journalists, we spend hours each week reading news articles, features and reports, and although necessary, it can take up a lot of time and …

Journalism

New initiative Finding Common Ground offers funding for newsrooms to expand existing engagement projects

As part of a new initiative from the Agora Journalism Center at the University of Oregon, European and North American news organisations can apply …

Journalism

The importance of 'cultural absorption' when writing a book fit for the small screen

Investigative journalist and historian Misha Glenny is no stranger to writing books that leave a lasting impression. Specialising in Eastern Europe …

Journalism

NewsFrames is building tools and a community for collaborative media analysis

Conversations about bias and framing can be difficult in the journalism community, as bias is often a loaded term. Setting out to analyse how stories …

Framing

What are bridge roles in media organisations?

If you work in a newsroom and you often find yourself acting as a point of contact or liaison between various teams and departments, even though it …

Project Management

Podcast: Lessons from training hundreds of community journalists in 25 countries over four months

Hashtag Our Stories, co-founded by husband and wife duo Yusuf and Sumaiya Omar, aims to encourage the creation of mobile storytelling communities …

Journalism

'Stories affect us when we're out in the field' – Al Jazeera English interviewed its own reporters for an experimental podcast series

There are a range of fantastic storytelling podcasts out there, from The Moth, which broadcasts real-life stories from the mouth of the protagonists, …

Journalism

Newsrewired keynote: 10 lessons from De Correspondent about the changing face of news memberships

With less than two months to go until newsrewired on 7 March, we are delighted to announce <b>Maaike Goslinga and Jessica Best</b> of Dutch news organisation</b> …

Journalism

How News Now Finland is plugging the gap in English language news about the country

News Now Finland, an independent news organisation providing original journalism in English from the country, launched in September after its …

Journalism

BBC Ideas aims to inform and entertain audiences with short factual videos

The BBC has developed an experimental service aimed at people who want to spend their time online in a more productive way, either learning about new …

Journalism

Podcast: Bridging the gap: How news organisations can better collaborate between departments

At the end of 2017, Federica Cherubini, head of knowledge sharing at Condé Nast International, wrote a Nieman Lab prediction about the rise of bridge …

Journalism

Podcast: Tip: How to help create more diversity in photojournalism

Photojournalism, along with the rest of the media industry, has a diversity problem. The latest report from World Press Photo (2016) found that over …

Journalism

'More views, angles and perspective': Why community journalism may be the future of news

Community journalism, the local news coverage typically focused on neighbourhoods, suburbs and small towns, helps to address gaps in the mainstream …

Journalism

App for journalists: FilmoraGo, for editing videos on your smartphone

<b>What is it?</b> A video editor in your pocket, enabling you to smoothly create video packages using the images and clips on your mobile device, and …

Apps

A history of audio storytelling: 10 seminal moments and timeless formats

<i>This post</i> <i>originally appeared on Medium</i><i> and is re-published here with permission.</i>Last week in my audio class at the University of Oregon, we walked …

Journalism

'Fair access for all': The Independent Community News Network officially launches

The Independent Community News Network (ICNN), the representative body for the hyperlocal news sector and community journalists, launched yesterday …

Journalism

Podcast: The first podcast from Al Jazeera English used 'privileged access conversations' to take audiences beyond the story

In September, Al Jazeera English embarked on its first podcast series, The Debrief.The show, which ran until December, aimed to take audiences deeper …

Journalism

New year-long project from CNN explores the challenges women face in some of the least developed countries

A year-long project from CNN Digital International will explore the challenges faced by women in the least developed nations around the world.The …

Journalism

How newsrooms will be adopting artificial intelligence in 2018

Editors and chief executive officers are prepared to enlist artificial intelligence (AI) and the power of computing to help them deal with the …

Artificial Intelligence

Spaceship Media is using 'dialogue journalism' to enable productive conversations between communities at odds

To avoid the danger of filter bubbles and to really try and understand how people who have opposing political beliefs to ours think, our social media …

First speakers and training options announced for March's newsrewired

With two months to go until our next newsrewired digital journalism conference (7 March, London), we are pleased to announce the first round of …

Seven lessons learned in a year teaching mobile journalism

<i>This article</i> <i>orginally appeared</i><i> on The European Journalism Observatory (EJO) on 4 January and is published here with permission.</i> Smartphones have been …

Journalism

The Telegraph takes on audio storytelling, with podcasts and news briefings on Alexa and Google Assistant

The Telegraph's commitment to video and audio storytelling was further emphasised in 2017 with the hiring of two broadcast journalists.Its portfolio …

Journalism