Bhutan journalist released after seven years

Reporter Shanti Ram Acharya has walked free after seven years in a Bhutanese prison vowing to continue his work as a journalist.

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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.

Mobile global penetration screen grab from the We Are Social presentation

Valuable indicators of global media consumption

News organisations, looking for data to support a business case for delivering content to users on multiple digital devices and on social media, might find research, published earlier this year, helpful.

Media Helping Media's Mentoring service screen grab

The grassroots call for media assistance

What can be done to help budding journalists in remote locations gain access to the knowledge needed to make them efficient and effective reporters covering areas that are sometimes neglected?

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