5 journalism blogs for journalists

Here’s a list of journalism blogs to follow, to keep you up-to-date on the newest technology, tools, start-ups and futuristic thoughts on reporting.


Media Disruptus

^ Former editor of the Poynter institute for Media Studies Steve Outing is obsessed with new forms of journalism. He shares some interesting ideas & experiments. He also boldy predicts the future in his ‘Journalism foresight series’. Never short of scoops.



^ UK reporter Ed Walker on hyperlocal journalism. He made an app and shared the ‘lessons learned’ on his journalism blog.



^ Design-focussed blog on journalism apps, mobile, tablet and emerging tech, by Will Sullivan. Many interesting links.



^ BBC radio Correspondent Nick Garnett shares useful tips for mobile reporting. Including what software and kit to use. Not design focussed per se, but still great tips for both journalists and designers.



^ Journalism blog by media Professor Alfred Hermida has an academic approach on new technology in reporting. He also is specialised in Participatory Journalism.

Stijn Postema

Stijn Postema is a journalism lecturer and freelance reporter from the Netherlands. He has a background in journalism, arts and design.

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