Week 14 (16/11): Finding your niche

“Finding one’s niche” by FotoFloridian is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN

It may sound counterintuitive but one way to succeed in journalism is to niche.

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Week 13 (9/11): Being flexible

“Brightly colored drinking straws with flexible head” by Horia Varlan is licensed under CC BY 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN

As a journalist, sometimes the story you intend to write is not the final story you end up telling.

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Week 12 (2/11): Constructive journalism

“Ulrik Haagerup – Constructive Journalism” by Anna L. Schille is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN

A lot of news these days is “bad” news, focusing on doom and gloom.

A new, emerging form of journalism called constructive or solutions-focused journalism is taking a different approach.

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Week 11 (26/10) Writing for a small screen: guidelines

“Seriously, why do you still have an iPhone?” by opensourceway is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

BY VERITY CHAMBERS and RUTH BERAN

First, we haven’t done it for a while, let’s do a news quiz!

For Newsroom, you can create content for the weekly radio show, including social media posts, or anything that you have a burning desire to create, including content for the small screen.

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Week 10 Newsroom (19/10) Robot vs Human Journalists: what is our point of difference?


“new robots, in progress” by fragmented is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN

From checkout operators to train drivers, artificial intelligence is already replacing human workers.

DISCUSSION: Can robots replace journalists?

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