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Journalists


Know Your Audience, Build a Clique

Many great actors failed to adapt from silent movies to the “talkies” and disappeared from the big screen. By the same token, many great journalists risk fading away because they are not adjusting from the era of virtually silent audiences…

//september 1 / 2016 //read more

Newsrooms need HR specialists not technologists in top roles

A significant portion of your newsroom is hiding from you …

//may 29 / 2014 //read more

Sustainable change starts at the top

Before media companies can shift their business strategies toward digital, they must first change the structure and culture underpinning their organisations, writes Dr Tilmann Knoll, head of management development at Germany’s Axel…

//may 27 / 2014 //read more

Journalists are more negative about their work

Six in 10 journalists say that journalism in the U.S. is going in the wrong direction.

//may 9 / 2014 //read more

The Art and Science of Hiring for Media Startups

Starting up a news site has become the easiest thing in the world over the last decade, but building a long-lasting media company from scratch is among the hardest. Hiring the right people is essential to building a sustainable media…

//july 18 / 2013 //read more

Global Editors Network News Summit: Remaking the newsroom

The Global Editors Network News Summit is one of Doug Arellanes’ favourite tech-journalism conferences of the year because it is the best place to find out about cutting edge digital media topics in an easily accessible way. This year, the…

//july 4 / 2013 //read more

Hacked news organisations help you spot the next attack

Hacktivists have been on a roll, taking over the Twitter and WordPress accounts at a number of high profile news organisations recently. In the best tradition of journalistic transparency, two victims have shared the lessons they have…

//june 3 / 2013 //read more

Tales from the frontline: The good, the bad and the ugly

If you have struggled with your content-management system, don’t worry you’re not alone. CMSs have been a common source of frustration for journalists and editors for years. Here we look at some of the lessons news organisations have…

//may 22 / 2013 //read more

How to keep your editorial Twitter accounts from being hacked

More than a half dozen major news organisations including Reuters, Al Jazeera, the BBC and The Guardian have had their Twitter accounts taken over by hackers in the last year, and outlets in emerging democracies could be next. Twitter is…

//may 2 / 2013 //read more

Twitter: Advanced search tools for journalists

Twitter has a number of advanced search options that will help journalists find updates and photos to help them illustrate their stories. It can help them zero in on updates with photos, as well as finding updates by location so they can…

//april 18 / 2013 //read more

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