Resources

Nurture your skills. This is the place to find 'how to' guides, hints and tips on some of the most commonly needed areas of knowledge for practitioners and those planning to set up a news hub.

Guide to Covering the General Election for Community Journalists

In 2015, The Centre for Community Journalism joined forces with the Wales Governance Centre to produce a guide to covering the…

Video Tutorial: Local search and analytics for hyperlocal publishers using Bloom

Bloom (www.bloom.li) helps hyperlocal publishers connect with their local communities online. We provide tools for publishers to geotag local articles,…

The latest developments in media law

On Thursday 18th October, media law trainer and consultant David Banks delivered a free media law update for bloggers, web…

GDPR Fact-file

GDPR FACTFILE The General Data Protection Regulation comes into force from May 25, 2018. Despite it being an EU regulation,…

Become a Google news-gathering master with these training resources from the Google News Lab

At our conference, Building the Future of Community Journalism (BFCJ18) in January, Matt Cooke, head of international at Google News…

7 Free Writing Tools Every Journalist Should Be Using

You can’t write without rewriting. Sometimes, you can’t write because you’re constantly rewriting. Sound familiar? Are you spending too much…

How to easily create captions and subtitles for Facebook videos

At a recent conference for Welsh communications professionals, CommsCymru, the C4CJ were asked if we had any advice on producing content for hearing…

Writing Human Interest Stories: A Guide

Journalists, by their very nature, are interested in people. And in one way or another we’re all fascinated by the…

FREE Live Streaming Masterclass

In your mobile phone, you have a TV station in your pocket. Via your Twitter and Facebook accounts, you can…

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