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Tips for starting your own media newsletter

Newsletters are a direct channel to your audience. Rishad Patel, from The Splice Newsroom, gives tips on how to create your own. 

Rishad Patel | September 18, 2018

How can journalists engage with politics on social media?

Social media blurs the lines between personal and professional content. How can journalists interact online, especially with current affairs, while maintaining their neutrality? 

Cristiana Bedei | September 13, 2018

What's new at Media Party 2018?

Media Party takes place in Buenos Aires every year, bringing together journalists from around the world. Here are some key takeaways from this year's event.

Jacqueline Strzemp | August 28, 2018

Using visual storytelling tools, Oxpeckers investigation incorporates multimedia elements

At the Reporting Land Rights program in South Africa, presenters shared visual storytelling tools, such as Shorthand, that create compelling stories.

Lungelo Ndhlovu | August 23, 2018

Europe's GDPR law helps news sites cut down on third-party cookies

Some third-party cookies were still present, of course. But there was a decrease in third-party content loaded from social media platforms and from content recommendation widgets.

Shan Wang | August 17, 2018

Through understanding bots, journalists can more effectively fight disinformation

As bots have become more sophisticated, so has their ability to spread disinformation. Here's what you need to know.

Ana Siu | August 15, 2018

LiveWire app connects communities and media in South Africa

Using a community news alert app, South Africa's informal settlements are finding a new way to bring their stories to the media and make changes to their lives.

Ashlin Simpson, Code for Africa | August 14, 2018

Tips for promoting your podcast

The podcast industry is booming, but the proliferation of podcasts makes it difficult for producers to attract new listeners. Here are some tips for promoting your podcast.

Clothilde Goujard | August 13, 2018

Weekly digital security round-up: Documenting internet shutdowns in Africa

Each week, the African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) posts a digital security round-up. This week's post focuses on internet black outs and Google's take on cyber security responsibility.

ANCIR | August 10, 2018

What worked and what didn’t in BBC’s hunt for new storytelling formats

BBC's research and development team spent four months experimenting with prototypes intended to move the BBC beyond standard articles. Here are some highlights from their findings.

Christine Schmidt | August 09, 2018

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