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App empowers Kenya’s citizen reporters to document breaking news
Media 24th Aug 2017

App, Kenya, citizen reporters

During key breaking stories such as national elections, newsrooms are increasingly dependent on ordinary citizens to let them know what is going on at thousands of polling stations
Free app gives journalists a video studio on-the-go
Media 12th Apr 2017


Bigvu is an app designed to be a mobile studio for video journalists in the field. It combines a teleprompter with a platform for recording, managing and publishing the videos.
Call for entries: The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling
Opportunities 12th Jan 2017

International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with ONE and the Elliott family seek entries for the inaugural 2017 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling.
How to successfully pitch video stories to top publications
Media 14th Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

On November 29, HackPack.press gathered at Yellow Door in Moscow to focus on video journalism and how to pitch video stories to top publications. Here’s a short highlight of the key lessons learned.
ICFJ offers webinar to show journalists simple, affordable ways to use 360° video [Worldwide]
Media 27th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, 360° video

During the webinar, Popalzai and Naveed will share tips from their experiences for producing high quality 360° without investing significant newsroom resources
6 tips for learning how to shoot 360° videos
Technical 22nd Jun 2016

camera, 360° videos, Ricoh Theta S

Deniz Ergürel decided to purchase a 360-degree camera and see what he could do himself.
Eight worldwide journalism opportunities to apply for in May
Opportunities 26th Apr 2016
Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in May. Each is open to journalists worldwide.
Five tools for creating your own podcasts
Media 20th May 2015

media, tools, podcast

The need for journalists to jump onto the podcast wagon is more important than ever. Hence comes the need for online tools that help journalists create their own audio shows using their desktop or mobile phones.
How freelancers are funding independent journalism with Contributoria
Media 13th May 2015
Journalists can register for a free account on the site and are able to propose a new article idea each month.
Journalism industry gets a dedicated domain extension with .press
Media 29th Apr 2015
Journalists can buy a .press domain for a new website, a redirect to their current site, or even as a redirect to your social media account.