Understanding Editorial Newsletters: a brief guide
The hype around the "star journalist" newsletter is in danger of obscuring a deeper and more important truth about the role of newsletters in journalism.
How does journalism survive the Covid-19 crisis?
A crisis is a ruthless tool that exposes weaknesses in our systems. And our journalism ecosystems are being stress tested as never before. How do we navigate these difficult times?
The end of an era at RBI (nearly)
With the disposal of Farmers Weekly, my former employer is all but out of the journalism business.
New Google update aims to prioritise original reporting over rapid writethroughs
Big news from Google: it's tweaked its algorithms to prioritise original reporting - and to display it for longer.
Hacks/Hackers London: News for millennial investors, engaged journalism and data leakage to Facebook
Three talks from the April 2019 Hacks/Hackers London, from Finimize, the Engaged Journalism Accelerator and Privacy International
Paywalls and Analytics
Paywalls need love, too. Unless you're tracking your analytics, you won't know if they're pitched correctly.
Ghost's Publisher Weekly aims to support independent publishers
Publishing platform Ghost is building out a resource site and newsletter for independent publishers.
The Final Days of Johnston Press
The clock is counting down to the end of Johnston Press, one of the great regional newspaper companies in the UK. The company is doomed - but can local news be saved?