The pandemic changed newsrooms. But did it change them the right way? Paid Members Public
New research from the Reuters Institute shows us that newsrooms have become more flexible post-pandemic, but not how that flexibility is being used.
The Canary becomes a flock: left-wing site reforms as a workers’ co-operative Paid Members Public
The politics site's former management is gone, and the staff are now collectively running the title. Can they align their business model with their values?
What should your newsroom look like in the era of hybrid working? Paid Members Public
Some publishers are abandoning their offices. Some are trying to force staff back to their desks. But there is a middle way that could work out better for everyone.
Stress and burnout in post-pandemic journalism Paid Members Public
The summer's nearly over, and as people return to their desks, we need to start asking ourselves some hard questions about how hybrid working will change our working lives.
How BuzzFeed UK handles its redundancies will tell us a lot about the future of the business Paid Members Public
BuzzFeed UK to make 45 staff redundant [http://uk.businessinsider.com/buzzfeed-uk-to-make-45-staff-redundant-2017-12?r=US&IR=T] > The website’s London workforce was briefed on the plans on Thursday evening. In a tweet later confirmed by the company, media and politics reporter Mark Di Stefano said 45 of the
Don't trust over-worked decaf drinkers Paid Members Public
[http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/assets_c/2014/05/drink-more-coffee-3712.html] If you’re in an office full of over-worked journalists, the coffee drinkers are the ones to trust [http://feeds.fastcompany.com/~r/fastcompany/headlines/~3/BEO7TaguXV4/how-coffee-makes-you-more-honest] : > According to a recent study, caffeine helps you resist pressure
31-3.4 The Best Practice Delusion Paid Members Public
[http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/assets_c/2014/03/81S5RrVaWUL._SL1500_-3577.html] I’ve been reading – and throughly enjoying – Leander Kahney’s book about Jony Ive [http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/0241001773/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creative=19450&creativeASIN=
The power of "why?" Paid Members Public
Christopher Murphy, writing for Multidisciplinary Design on “human resource” [http://www.multidisciplinarydesign.org/the-human-resource/]: > It’s no wonder monolithic businesses often fail. They grow and, in so doing, lose sight of what matters; people become humans and, in that subtle, but important semantic shift the people – the passionate individuals