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| November 18, 2019 – 12:53 pm | 184 views

94 per cent of UK journalists are white. 86 per cent have gone to university. 78 per cent of 18-34- year-olds cannot afford to live in London, away from home, to do unpaid internships and get their foot in the door.

PressPad, a social enterprise that matches young journalists with host-mentors, wants to change that. And so do we. We invited PressPad team to join Newsrewired and we give them – and you – the opportunity to work together towards greater diversity in UK newsrooms.

Since launching in May 2018, PressPad has helped match students with industry professionals to provide housing and mentorship throughout their placements in London. Its aim is to reduce the financial barrier to aspiring journalists and in turn, diversify news organisations.

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#newsrw: Will Lewis’ new Telegraph division to develop new products and revenue

| November 27, 2009 – 5:30 pm | 3,064 views

NMA’s Suzanne Bearne has an interview with Telegraph editor-in-chief and newly appointed head of its ‘entrepreneurial division’, Will Lewis.

#newsrw: Philip John on making hyperlocal pay

| November 24, 2009 – 4:49 pm | 3,905 views

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#newsrw: Brightcove’s new release – video gets personal

| November 20, 2009 – 5:34 pm | 4,076 views

This week video technology firm Brightcove, which already supplies players for the website of Channel 4 and Telegraph.co.uk, launched a new service aimed squarely at individuals and smaller video news organisations.

Brightcove Express will cost $99 a month for 50 videos a month, 40 GB and 1 user having access to the technology behind the player.

#newsrw: Robin Brown’s 38 ‘invaluable free web tools for online journalists’

| November 20, 2009 – 4:52 pm | 4,739 views

Freelance writer and new media blogger Robin Brown has come up with a great round-up of tools available online – and perhaps more importantly for free – that could be of use to online journalists.

#newsrw: New group set up to discuss future of news – join in!

| November 20, 2009 – 4:20 pm | 6,898 views

Freelance journalist Adam Westbrook, who is speaking at news:rewired, has set-up a new meeting group (online and offline) for UK-based journalists interested in where their industry is headed.

Thoughts from #1pound40: Can Twitter curate journalism?

| November 20, 2009 – 4:16 pm | 3,365 views

Last week Journalism.co.uk attended Reuters and Amplified’s #1pound40 conference. More details on the event at this link – but essentially a series of discussion on the impact and potential for social media in journalism and politics.

@documentally aka Christian Payne was hopping from table to table capturing audio of the discussion which he kindly shared using Audioboo.