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| December 10, 2020 – 2:45 pm | 18 views

The coronavirus pandemic has been tough on journalists. It is a sad and negative topic to keep reporting on. It is also a lonely time. Lots of us are in constant Zoom meetings but in-person, meaningful interactions are rare.

Decades of newsroom culture have also reinforced the message that it is ‘not cool to talk about your feelings’, that it is part of the job to ‘put up and shut up’. However, when journalists are not well they cannot properly tell the stories that matter to their readers and viewers.

Experts from Sky News, Reuters, Reach Plc and the Ethical Journalism Network share practical tips around taking care of our colleagues and ourselves when we are feeling low.

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#newsrw: Win a Flip Ultra HD camcorder!

| December 4, 2009 – 11:00 am | 52,904 views
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To spread the word even further about our forthcoming digital journalism event news:rewired, we are enlisting the help of the Twitter army and offering you the chance to win a brand new Flip Ultra HD …

#newsrw: Student online enthusiasts will probably end up in the mainstream, says @timesjoanna

| December 3, 2009 – 4:35 pm | 4,852 views

By Heather Christie
Journalism students seeking employment at online media companies are in fact more likely to find a job at a mainstream print news organisation than their peers who desire only a traditional career, says …

#newsrw: Is Google helping publishers restrict news content access?

| December 3, 2009 – 4:04 pm | 5,363 views

By Judith Townend, senior reporter, Journalism.co.uk
It doesn’t sound likely but it’s true: Google is helping publishers restrict user access to news content. But it only affects those publishers who are behind pay walls and also …

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

| November 27, 2009 – 5:30 pm | 3,460 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 | 4,703 views

Philip John, freelance consultant and part of the team behind local, independent news site the Lichfield Blog, discusses in a post on his blog how some hyperlocal and niche sites are using all the opportunities …

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

| November 20, 2009 – 5:34 pm | 4,502 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 | 5,272 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 | 7,423 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 | 4,163 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.