University lecturer, author and media consultantÂ Mary Hogarth shares her tips on feature writing. There is no shortcut to good writing. Whether you are writing for print or online, aim to engage, inform and entertain. An excellent feature requires meticulous research. Writers must find the right market, come up with a viable idea and develop a […]
UK climbs press freedom rankings but global picture shows anger at media has 'degenerated into violence'
The UK has risen in the world press freedom rankings, but is still one of the “worst-performing countries in Western Europe”, researchers say. Press freedom group Reporters without Borders (Reporters Sans Frontieres – RSF) has published its World Press Freedom Index for 2019, placing the UK at 33 out of 180 countries – a rise […]
A travel trade magazine publisher has undergone a Â£50,000 rebrand to â€œposition the brandâ€� for the next decade, receiving the seal of approval from its 100-year-old founder in the process. TTG, first established as the Travel Trade Gazette newspaper in 1953, has rebranded with a new logo, new sections of the magazine, and a new […]
The Mirror and Express newspapers have teamed up, despite their “polarised” political views, for a campaign to bring â€œthe nation back togetherâ€� amid the divisions brought about by the Brexit vote. Britain Talks aims to get members of the public to step outside their bubbles and speak to people with political views that differ from […]
Journalists have 'nothing to fear' from artificial intelligence in newsrooms, says media tech expert
Journalists have â€œnothing to fearâ€� from artificial intelligence, according to a leading media technology expert who has worked with Sky News. Matt Eaton, general manager for Europe at machine learning technology company Gray Meta, has insisted that rather than threatening journalistsâ€™ jobs, AI can help them work more efficiently. Last week the Press Association announced […]