Free legal guide for user-generated content

The team at has published guidelines designed to help publishers and broadcasters stay safe when managing content submitted by users.

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A little means a lot to developing media

Western funders should take a reality check when setting objectives for media interventions. Success should be measured on the ground and by local values.

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Can a news digest really be complete?

It’s brave of Yahoo to claim that its News Digest service is a “comprehensive and complete” “definitive summary” of “important need to know” news – as opposed to “want to know” news. I’ve been testing it.

Image of pen, notebook and computer by Peter O'Shea and released under Creative Commons

Free grammar check for journalists

An infographic, pointing out what are claimed to be the top 20 grammatical mistakes made by journalists, has been shared on social media this week. The graphic is entertaining, but the associated free tool for checking copy caught my attention.

The Kigali conference - image courtesy of the Ethical Journalism Network

Media guidance for dealing with hate speech

The Ethical Journalism Network has published guidelines which it hopes will help journalists deal with hate speech in news stories.

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