2022-07-01. AFP has developed a new training platform to share essential training in digital skills with reporters, building on the experience of its award-winning digital investigations team. Sophie Nicholson, deputy editor-in-chief for digital verification, shares the details about the project.
2022-06-30. When it was announced that Schibsted-owned PodMe had bought a few of Norway’s highest profile podcasts and was going to put them behind a paywall, some thought the company was making a big mistake.
2022-06-29. A concerted effort to show the worth of fact-based journalism will take place on 28 September when more than 500 newsrooms worldwide get behind the 2022 World News Day campaign. Sign up now to take part.
2022-06-29. The third edition of WAN-IFRA’s Indian Media Leaders eSummit (IMLeS) is being held virtually from 28 to 30 June, with more than 250 news media executives from more than 40 organisations in attendance.
2022-06-29. Business regulator affirms decision to revoke Rappler’s certificates of incorporation in case relating to allegations of a violation of foreign ownership restrictions in the Philippines.
2022-06-27. Repost is a new independent digital newspaper in Russian, launched last week and supported via a non-profit foundation by Amedia in Norway and Bonnier News in Sweden.
2022-06-27. The fully-funded programme offered by the World Editors Forum’s Asia Chapter, with support from the Temasek Foundation, seeks out and helps to develop a new generation of newsroom leaders.
The Media Freedom Committee in Uganda is providing grants to fund reporting projects focusing on solutions that address the press freedom challenges in Uganda.
While innovative ideas tend to be tech-focused, the fundamental issue for many African media organisations is not just about technology, it’s also about how the news itself is reported and presented – and especially, how the continent is portrayed, and the narratives around it.