How to create landing pages the easy way

Imagine the scenario. Your journalists are working on an important story. They have loads of interactive features, video and images. You’d love to have a special report with a dedicated landing page pulling it all together, but you don’t have the resources or the expertise. Well, a site called Publicate might have solved the problem.

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Making images interactive and engaging

I’ve been experimenting with the free version of ThingLink, a tool for creating interactive assets which can be shared and embedded and which drive users deeper into a site.

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Free infographics feeding off live data

Rich infographics that used to require a skilled graphics artist, and which could take hours to create, can now be produced in minutes with free tools.

training journalism students in the Philippines

The power of virtual mentoring and lecturing

A few days ago, between breakfast and lunch, I visited two countries in SE Asia and one in sub-saharan Africa, delivering lectures and offering media strategy support.