Journalism.co.uk Podcast

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Synopsis

The Journalism.co.uk editorial team brings you a weekly look at some of the latest innovations in digital journalism, and speaks to industry experts on how newsrooms are approaching key challenges and opportunities in the industry.

Episodes

  • How does BBC Newsround report on the coronavirus for schoolchildren?

    How does BBC Newsround report on the coronavirus for schoolchildren?

    09/04/2020

    The current pandemic is a topic that all audiences find difficult to process. Here is what you need to factor in when your talk to the six to 12 year-olds

  • How to fight mis- and disinformation during the coronavirus crisis

    How to fight mis- and disinformation during the coronavirus crisis

    02/04/2020

    In a climate of fear, conspiracy theories fester and audiences often share false information in good faith. Reuters reflects on the variety of ways reporters working from home can separate fact from fiction

  • Does a digital detox make sense during the covid-19 crisis?

    Does a digital detox make sense during the covid-19 crisis?

    27/03/2020

    Audiences cannot get enough of it, journalists struggle to keep on top of it: information about coronavirus seems like the only topic that matters right now. Can we really afford to take screen breaks at a time like this?

  • What makes an award-winning podcast?

    What makes an award-winning podcast?

    12/03/2020

    Production values, sound design and innovative approach to interviewing can make or break your chance to win the next Publisher Podcast Award. We asked one judge what podcasters around the world can learn from this year's winners

  • Jesse Thorn, voice of Bullseye and The Turnaround, on what makes a successful podcast host

    Jesse Thorn, voice of Bullseye and The Turnaround, on what makes a successful podcast host

    06/03/2020

    The NPR podcaster talks about what he has learned from interviewing celebrity guests and veteran chat show hosts

  • Sources, rumours and Deadline Day: the twists and turns of reporting football transfer stories

    Sources, rumours and Deadline Day: the twists and turns of reporting football transfer stories

    27/02/2020

    A Sky Sports News broadcaster reveals how teams verify leads during the famously frenetic January transfer window and the importance of going to air with accurate information

  • Daphne Caruana Galizias son opens up about My Mothers Murder podcast

    Daphne Caruana Galizia's son opens up about 'My Mother's Murder' podcast

    21/02/2020

    Paul Caruana Galizia, son of the Maltese investigative journalist murdered in 2017, talks about the emotional journey of investigating his mother's killing and the importance of keeping her legacy alive

  • How to create habit-forming news products and increase audience loyalty

    How to create habit-forming news products and increase audience loyalty

    14/02/2020

    What makes your reader use your app in the morning with their cup of coffee? Findings from Twipe's research help publishers understand audiences' behaviour and adapt content to fit their daily lives

  • Make the leap into freelancing and become your own boss

    Make the leap into freelancing and become your own boss

    07/02/2020

    Scratching your head over invoicing? Unsure how to plan your workload? The former head of video at Hello! magazine talks about her journey to becoming a freelance videographer and shares her tips for success

  • Give them a reason to take you seriously: how journalism students can land scoops

    'Give them a reason to take you seriously': how journalism students can land scoops

    30/01/2020

    Getting bylines can be tough when you are short of contacts and confidence. One Bournemouth University student talks about uncovering a shocking exclusive story that made the front page of his local newspaper

  • How CBC Calgary connects with local communities through mobile journalism pop-up bureaus

    How CBC Calgary connects with local communities through mobile journalism 'pop-up bureaus'

    24/01/2020

    As big TV cameras can be intimidating, one Canadian community reporter uses just his smartphone to bring stories from underreported neighbourhoods

  • Optimising Tweetdeck and digital doorstepping: dos and donts of social media reporting

    Optimising Tweetdeck and digital doorstepping: dos and don'ts of social media reporting

    17/01/2020

    "A handful of tweets doesn't constitute a groundswell of opinion"

  • Christmas podcast: Journalism.co.uk looks back at 2019s hot (and not) topics in the media industry

    Christmas podcast: Journalism.co.uk looks back at 2019's hot (and not) topics in the media industry

    20/12/2019

    What have we learned from 2019 and what is in store for 2020? Editor Marcela Kunova reflects on what topics journalists care about the most but also what content they share without reading

  • Data journalism meets podcast: how Reach turns databases into human stories

    Data journalism meets podcast: how Reach turns databases into human stories

    13/12/2019

    The North in Numbers podcast is a new series of data-led interviews that shows there is a personal story to be told in every large database. The tricky part is to ensure listeners do not get information overload

  • What to do before, during and after a live podcast event

    What to do before, during and after a live podcast event

    05/12/2019

    When your biggest fans come face-to-face with the hosts of their favourite shows, it can be a whole new experience for them - learn some firsthand tips from the host of Freelance Pod

  • Using mobile journalism for small publishers and local news organisations

    Using mobile journalism for small publishers and local news organisations

    22/11/2019

    Can your smartphone be the ideal piece of kit for reporting breaking news and shooting vox pops in the street? Yes — so long as you bring a charger bank and a gimbal

  • What does audience engagement really mean?

    What does audience engagement really mean?

    15/11/2019

    Incoming director of the co-operatively owned German publisher Krautreporter drills into engaged journalism, talking about how readers can be part of the editorial process and why they buy into the concept

  • US local news industry is shifting from adverts to reader revenue model in search of sustainability

    US local news industry is shifting from adverts to reader revenue model in search of sustainability

    07/11/2019

    At the halfway point of the Medill Local News Initiative, three research leaders identify how local news publishers are responding to 'the big sea change' of increasingly individual reader needs and habits

  • What do reporters of tomorrow need to know about investigative journalism today?

    What do reporters of tomorrow need to know about investigative journalism today?

    31/10/2019

    In his new book, veteran investigative journalist David Leigh explains how to survive the dangers of the digital and post-truth era using lessons from the past

  • Newsrewired sneak peek podcast: diversity, artificial intelligence, and future-proofing journalism

    Newsrewired sneak peek podcast: diversity, artificial intelligence, and future-proofing journalism

    24/10/2019

    Take a glimpse behind the curtain of our upcoming Newsrewired conference with speakers from Birmingham City University, Reach plc, CNN and First Draft

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