Inspired union: strategies for journalism to flourish

Conference report by Tim Dawson NUJ freelances displayed an innovative range of strategies to survive and…

OUT NOW: Free ebooklet for writers from New Model Journalism

By Alex Klaushofer. Against the background of change and struggle that has afflicted the media and…

iPad sailing magazine trims its sails

Update by: Tim Dawson Eighteen months after launch, Justin Chisholm’s iPad magazine sailracing’s app has been…

New, print and profitable – a new model for hyperlocals

Report by Alex Klaushofer. Print is dying, and hyperlocal websites notoriously difficult to make pay. But…

Self-published reporting: journalism’s next frontier

Interview by Alex Klaushofer. Marc Herman couldn’t have been more surprised by the success of his…

Cycling polemicist strikes viral paydirt

Case study by Tim Writing his Bike To Work book, Carlton Reid’s intention was to produce…

Come the revolution, Sister – if we can afford it

Report by Alex Klaushofer. My last blog reported on the curious absence of women among the…

Local press: adrift without a compass and in danger of disappearing

I met the editor of one of Britain’s oldest regional dailies at a social event recently. …

Download tools – an online newservice for the labour movement

Report by Tim Dawson. Trades unions have not always been the quickest to adopt new means…

Niche both a help and hindrance to online start-up Bookbrunch

Case study by Alex Klaushofer. When Nicholas Clee and Liz Thomson were casting about for a…