Broadcast journalists: Eight skills for covering breaking news

When broadcast journalists get to work on breaking news, it’s a moment that always separates the mere readers from the true leaders. The best news anchors and “live” reporters make their work look easy, but it isn’t.

Jill Geisler, Poynter | July 13, 2011

You've landed your first news job. Now what?

Getting there is half the fight. IJNet brings you 10 tips on how to succeed in your first news reporting job or internship.

Veronika Belenkaya | June 09, 2011

How a regional TV news show trumped national networks at predicting an election

A TV news program in Peru that focuses on regional voices is proving that it can better gauge the pulse of voters than some national networks.

IJNet | April 29, 2011

Interactive map of European media landscape available

The "Media Landscapes" series covers 38 European countries and six European neighboring states. It reflects ongoing changes in both traditional and new media.

Dana Liebelson | January 20, 2011

You know how to breathe ... right?

Breathing is the most important aspect of a broadcast voice because breathing is the energy for speech. If there's anything wrong with your energy source, you know that everything will suffer. Imagine trying to make a call on your cell phone when the battery is dead. No way, right? Well the same is true for speech. Without the energy of the breath, nothing performs as it should.

Ann S. Utterback, Ph.D., Broadcast Voice Specialist | October 21, 2010

Malaysiakini's innovative use of technology

Malaysia is a tough place to run a news company. Traditional print and broadcast media are censored and closely held by the elite. Outside the main cities, digital infrastructure is sporadic.

Michelle Foster | September 29, 2010

Jennifer Utz: Traditional forms of media are finding second homes and new audiences on the web

During the last few years, more and more newsrooms have begun producing multimedia stories and video for their websites. Videojournalist Jennifer Utz has been among the pioneers mastering new forms of media in order to keep up with the transformation of journalism and the news industry.

Omid Memarian, IJNet Contributing Writer | August 17, 2010

Tips for stellar pocket video

The pocket video camera is one of the best new tools for journalists who are dipping their toes into the waters of digital reporting.

Jeff Achen, for Quill Magazine | August 04, 2010

TV drama uses soccer to promote social change

While millions around the world watch their favorite soccer teams compete in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, another “team” is tackling social issues in the African nation of Kenya.

tjarrett | June 30, 2010

Editorial guidelines updated for broadcast journalists

The Commonwealth Broadcasting Association (CBA) recently updated its Editorial Guidelines, which are now available online.

Jessica Weiss | April 23, 2010