Author Archive | Steve Hill

Data Journalism Case Study

Data journalism can be intimidating at first, but in chapter one  we have plenty of tips. One of the best ways to start is by analysing successful data journalism projects and tracing how the data was processed. The Guardian’s datablog  provides all the full datasets behind its news stories, so users can have a play […]

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Finding Freelance Jobs

In Chapter One, freelance journalist and author Kim Gilmour offers some tips for surviving as a freelance: Move away from the mainstream. Find a niche interest to write about, follow that and become an expert on that topic. Use social networking to market yourself and build up a following. Editors will eventually take note of […]

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Mobile Journalism Kit

You should understand and experiment with the functions of your mobile phone. As we discuss in chapter one, there may be times when this is the only bit of kit you have available on which to file a story.  Here is some extra kit that can help: Bluetooth keyboard We know journalists who have filed […]

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