The rewiring of news one tool at a time

The rewiring of news one tool at a time

This week I attended the news:rewired conference organised by journalism.co.uk and held at Microsoft headquarters in London. The event had grown immensely since I last attended four years ago and is now a Mecca for freelance and tech-savvy journalists, rather than...
“Tenacity” remains core journalism skill

“Tenacity” remains core journalism skill

The annual NCTJ Journalism Skills Conference was held in Sheffield last week and featured discussions from a range of journalists representing broadcast, print and online. The two-day event hosted panels on digital literacy, investigative journalism, regulation,...
Making the most of conferences

Making the most of conferences

Each year academics make a plea to their head of department or head of research for funding to attend conferences at home or abroad. These can be events run by universities, research networks, industry, training providers or accreditation bodies and they often have a...
The summer research To Do list

The summer research To Do list

Let’s face it. Academics have a long summer break. Once the exam boards are over and modules are planned for the year ahead there is a good wedge of time to finally catch up on all those things on your to do list (and hopefully take some annual leave as well). Used...