Writing and Editing

Writing and Editing

'Stop the Presses' shows how media can regain lost credibility

Professor Bernardo Diaz Nosty's book highlights the importance of ethics to the future of journalism.

James Breiner | May 20, 2014

Cloud-based products help small South African publishers with content, ads

Local newspapers are using the Impreshin platform to manage content and advertising without investing in expensive information systems.

Jessica Weiss | April 03, 2014

Self-editing tips for journalists

Whether you’re filing copy with an editor or publishing directly to your own site, you may need to take more responsibility for the quality of your content. Here’s how.

Steve Buttry | March 07, 2014

How to edit your story for accuracy

How can you make sure your story contains only accurate, unbiased and verified information? Follow these tips from investigative journalist Nils Hanson.

Rana F. Sweis | December 10, 2012

How to tailor news content for multiple devices

Now that more people consume news media on more than one device each day, news organizations that want to remain relevant to their readers need to be on all platforms. How can they meet those demands?

James Breiner | October 26, 2012

Journalism educator: Good writing is always in demand

Journalism grads should look beyond news organizations for jobs since their skills will be invaluable in almost any profession, says one educator.

IJNet | August 25, 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

Reporters: six questions to ask yourself before writing your story

We know the basic questions that journalists strive to answer when chasing a news story, questions starting with "who," "what," "where," "when," "why" and "how." Here are a few other questions I like to ask writers, usually right before they start their reporting and then before they sit down to write.

Tom Huang | May 17, 2011

Four great digital reporting tools for journalists

Gathering information for a story can involve collecting website URLs, photos, screenshots, text messages and tweets. Here are four great tools that will help you keep it together on the go.

Dana Liebelson | April 27, 2011

New global network links top editors

The Global Editors Network hopes to help editors and news executives embrace the digital revolution. IJNet interviewed CEO Bertrand Pecquerie about its goals and plans.

Dana Liebelson | March 30, 2011