How journalists use social media: A statistical look

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Forty per cent of journalists said social media networks are 'very important' to their work and over a third said they spend between 30 and 60 minutes each day on social networking sites. … [Read more...]

Tap That App! 5 Must-have Apps for an aspiring PR Professional!

In the fast-paced line of PR communications, success depends largely on us moving with the ever-changing technology. We bring you five apps that bring PR into your pocket! Check them out… News Runner – It is called the Twitter of the ‘news world’. NewsRunner is the world’s first audio … [Read more...]

5 must-have software and apps for journalists

We list the indispensable software, tools and apps that a journalist must have on their computers.   … [Read more...]

Why Arnab Goswami is still India’s No 1 newsman

The past few years the one topic or rather, the one man who has taken over the internet and hijacked dinner table conversations is undoubtedly, Arnab Goswami. India’s most-popular anchor shares an intense love-hate relationship with Indian news viewers. Every night, sharp at 9, millions of … [Read more...]

7 tips for budding mobile journalists

  Traditional journalism, long form writing and in-depth, is still the pinnacle of writing and reporting. But with the emergence of new media, news rooms across the world are experiencing a revolution like never before. Today, one does not have to wait for the morning newspaper or … [Read more...]

Rolling Stone retracts sensational rape story: A colossal journalism meltdown

‘A story that looks too good to be true probably is’, goes the old adage. And yet, many respected media houses print stories that turn out to be completely exaggerated and fabricated. The latest controversy to hit journalism hard is the Rolling Stone blockbuster report, ‘A Rape on Campus’, which … [Read more...]

How to become a top-notch civic reporter

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There are very few reporting beats that can have an immediate and palpable impact; civic reporting is one of them. Dean Williams tells us how to create the ultimate civic report. … [Read more...]

The art of reporting 1: Crime

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Every rookie reporter wants to join the crime beat. But the long hours and heinous nature of most crime means not everyone’s cut out for it. Dean Williams tells you everything you need to know…well almost. … [Read more...]

Learn to toot your own horn: Public Relations 101

Become a public relations grandmaster with tips from K. V. Aditya is a communications consultant, who has worked with Branding and Public relations consultancies.    … [Read more...]

So you want to be a journalist: The Reporter’s Diary

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AISFM’s primer on journalism delves into news reporting and explores the various beats and what they entail.   … [Read more...]