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Use video creatively to engage your audience

Last Friday we caught up with two very different experts on news video & TV content and engagement. Naturally we filmed our interviews.

It’s not funny: “Said to Lady Journos” depicts sexist reality for female reporters

Tumblr sensation “Said to Lady Journos,” which showcases offensive quotes directed at female reporters, may provide a laugh, but its underlying message is anything but funny.

Maybe anyone can be a journalist, but news organisations can distinguish themselves through credibility

The fact that new technology has equipped the masses with the necessary tools to practice journalism is something traditional media can’t ignore, panelists at UNESCO’s WSIS+10 review meeting agreed during a discussion of traditional media’s role in the new media landscape yesterday.

High ethical standards and high editorial quality are crucial to the future of news

The financial difficulties that media are facing are a concern for democratic society as a whole, said panelists discussing the role of the traditional media in the new media landscape at the WSIS+1 Review Meeting at UNESCO yesterday. “We are witnessing a serious contraction in the news industry’s ability to deliver in its important role of scrutinizing those in power,” said Aidan White, Director of the Ethical Journalism Network, with less money invested in investigative journalism, for example.

New evidence suggests BBC officials knew Savile’s “darker side”

Boston Globe up for sale as it focuses on digital strategy

Operation Elveden threatens investigative reporting in U.K.

Gazeta Wyborcza’s multiple paywalls

As media executives scrupulously seek to determine the best way to charge for digital content, Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza shows that it’s not always essential to hedge your bets on just one route.

Could media coverage limit Pistorius’ chance of a fair trial?

British newspapers reject freelance work from Syria: “The dangers of operating there are too great”