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For those who have mastered the basic requirements for producing quality journalism and want to know more.

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50 tips for running an effective news meeting

Have you ever attended a dull news meeting where people are slouched on chairs, lacking ideas and unresponsive when called on? Here are 50 tips for ensuring that doesn't happen.
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Old news is no news, updates are essential

Journalism involves an ongoing commitment to update and rework the material we are producing to ensure that it remains relevant, reflects latest developments, and continues to inform.
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Content curation an essential part of journalism

Journalists have been curating content for years. It's always been an integral part of our newsgathering. We may not have called it curation, but we were doing it all the same. 
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The language of heat of the moment reporting

Much can be conveyed by the tone and language used by journalists covering news. Emotion, fear, anger, and compassion can creep into the delivery and influence our reporting.
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How to avoid make-believe journalism

Our role as journalists is to unearth information, prepare it and then display it for the benefit of the audience. We are not there to fabricate, manipulate or force.
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Is your journalism open to manipulation?

The relationship between the media and politicians can have an impact on the functioning society. One of the roles of the journalist is to scrutinise the actions of politicians without getting too close.
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Presenting and exploiting content online

One of the skills of news website management is knowing how to exploit each story in all relevant sections, so that it appears on multiple section indices.
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How to set online news priorities

Increasingly, news websites are the product of a converged newsroom operating as a content factory and delivering information to whatever device the user turns to in order to access information.
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Snacking on rumour, feeding on facts

The good news for mainstream media is that the social networking audience still wants facts, but those producing the facts need to rethink how they create and disseminate those facts.
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Updating an online news item

The site was asked by the editor of a newspaper in Zimbabwe to set out how an interactive news story should develop online and what elements should be added and when.