Al Jazeera Journalism Review

Coronavirus conversations - revealing a world of difference 

Who or what are driving news and discussions about COVID-19 on social media? It all depends on where you are in the world.

Published on: 7 Oct, 2021
Radio Gargaar - grassroots broadcasting to refugees in Kenya

What it’s like to host a radio show in the Dadaab refugee camp, situated in one of the world’s most overlooked regions, during a global pandemic.

Published on: 3 Oct, 2021
How to use social media for newsgathering

Social media platforms are too easily dismissed as ‘not serious’ when it comes to newsgathering. But you can use them as you would the news wires - here’s how.

Published on: 28 Sep, 2021
Have you been hacked? - What Pegasus spyware revelations mean for journalists

How to protect yourself following the news that sophisticated spyware has been used to hack the smartphones of journalists, activists and politicians around the world.

Published on: 19 Sep, 2021
How the Pandemic Introduced Me to Mobile Journalism

How our senior correspondent at Aljazeera English, Natasha Ghoneim, discovered the power of her mobile phone during the pandemic.

Published on: 23 Aug, 2021
Protecting Newsgathering through the Sustainable Use of Social Media

All journalists old enough to have worked in a pre-social media world, will have had that moment.

Published on: 16 Aug, 2021
COVID-19: A lesson of data journalism significance for Arab world

The coronavirus pandemic has not only accelerated the growth of digital transformation, but it has also brought profound transformations in the journalism field, especially awareness over the importance of data journalism. The role of data journalists in interpreting and mediating between public and scholars has posed the old and new question: Was the Arab journalism up to this challenge?

Published on: 5 Jul, 2021
War Stories on Social Media: Audience Engagement and Ethical Hiring Practices

The horrific scenes became more accessible than ever before.

Published on: 23 Jun, 2021
Slow versus instant journalism: Is digital media the answer?

Digital media might be the answer to a question gripping the journalism industry: Slow or instant journalism?

Published on: 25 Apr, 2021
Media monotone in the Arab World pushes citizens to disinformation

State control over media can lead to public distrust in state institutions and a particular vulnerability to disinformation.

Published on: 15 Apr, 2021
Twitter’s Tweet Deletion Policy: Double Standards?

How do Twitter and other social networks regulate content on their websites? In this article, Majd Yousef describes how not all "banned" content is created equal.

Published on: 8 Apr, 2021
Beyond objectivity: The rise of reformist news

The core mission of the news industry is telling viewers the day's events. But another core mission of journalism is to make the world a better place, which means going beyond the facts to change what’s wrong and defend what’s right. Those two missions are in conflict today.

Published on: 23 Mar, 2021
How are cell phones changing the face of journalism?

In this new era of narratives, whoever can tell stories better will come out on top.

Published on: 28 Feb, 2021