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Eleven tips for building communities with Facebook groups

Using social media to deliver stories to audiences and reach them where they are is now standard for most news organisations. But many go beyond simply broadcasting and use social to build highly-engaged communities with active and loyal participants. Speaking at July’s newsrewired, Karyn Fleeting, head of audience engagement, Reach plc, and Ria Jones, digital […]

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Beyond the news cycle: the benefits of slow journalism

Audiences are used to rolling news channels and an abundance of fresh stories from their preferred outlets every day. But what about stories and news organisations that go beyond the 24-hour cycle and commit to topics not tied to breaking news or the daily agenda? Speaking at July’s newsrewired, four proponents of this “slow journalism” […]

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