The Journalism.co.uk editorial team brings you a weekly look at some of the latest innovations in digital journalism, and speaks to industry experts on how newsrooms are approaching key challenges and opportunities in the industry.
Newsrewired special: Julie Posetti, global research director of ICFJ, on post-pandemic future
Journalists are burnt out, newsrooms resources are stretched and disinformation is rife; 2020 has been a miserable year so let us put it behind us. Here are some ideas on how to make journalism thrive in 2021 inspired by a survey of more than 1,400 journalists, co-organised by ICFJ during the pandemic
John Crowley, freelance journalist, on working from home - or is it living at work?
Crowley's recent survey revealed that lockdown has been a mixed experience for journalists: some have enjoyed the comfort of their homes, while others have burned out. What can we learn from it to improve our newsrooms post-pandemic?
Lucy Kueng, senior research associate at RISJ, on leading digital transformation in an age of disruption
Covid-19 added pressure on newsroom directors and heads of departments who were already grappling with pre-pandemic problems like sustainability and digital transformation. We find out what the best newsroom leaders are doing now to start meaningful changes amidst uncertainty
Imriel Morgan, host of Wannabe Podcast, on sustaining the impact of Black History Month
Many news organisations turn to stories celebrating the black community during October, but how can we keep the momentum going all year round? The show known for motivating underserved audiences advises
Isabelle Roughol of Borderline podcast, on the pros and cons of 'indie journalism'
Only a few months ago, the former LinkedIn international editor decided to start up her own podcasts, newsletter and a Patreon membership. She offers frank insight into being a 'one-woman band' and growing a niche audience
Ed Conway, economics editor at Sky News, on data and AR in the US election coverage
The race to the White House will be decided in some key battleground states. Sky News is planning a night of augmented reality visuals and county-level statistics to keep audiences up to date