Al Jazeera Journalism Review

Virtual reality in the newsroom - placing us in the middle of the story

Journalists can use virtual reality to get a much clearer view of what is happening on the ground during conflict or other major events. This is how it works

Published on: Thu, 06/23/2022 - 13:23
'We are not scared; we will tell our stories' - introducing Somalia’s first women-only newsroom

Braving threats from Al Shabaab as well as disapproval from their own, often patriarchal communities, six pioneering women have set up their own news agency in Somalia

Published on: Wed, 06/01/2022 - 19:54
Beyond bystanders: Citizen journalism during the Egyptian revolution

A journalist looks back at the founding of RASSD News Network during the Egyptian revolution, which trained and supported ordinary citizens to become journalists

Published on: Thu, 04/14/2022 - 11:30
How smartphones are changing the face of news journalism

The telegraph transformed the way that newspapers could report the news more than 150 years ago. Now, smartphones are doing the same for TV news organisations

Published on: Tue, 04/05/2022 - 14:00
‘Not an easy ride’ - the long and winding road to digital journalism in Cameroon

How do you mark yourself as a professional reporter in Cameroon when everyone has a Facebook page and claims to be a ‘journalist’?

Published on: Wed, 03/23/2022 - 13:16
Investigative journalism in the digital age

Data-driven journalism is an increasingly integral part of investigative reporting. We look at the ways to put it to best use. 

Published on: Tue, 12/21/2021 - 14:20
Digital Sherlocks: Open-source investigation and news verification during wartime

THE LONG READ: From proving the existence of a seven-year-old girl in Syria to fact-checking locations of aerial bombings, how do you verify ‘open-source’ information in a war zone?

Published on: Mon, 11/01/2021 - 21:18
Palestine underground: A new face for local radio

THE LONG READ: How Palestine’s Radio Alhara is taking a grassroots approach to shaping a new landscape for protest, culture and local journalism online.

Published on: Thu, 10/21/2021 - 12:15
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: Thu, 10/07/2021 - 14:54
Radio Gargaar - grassroots broadcasting to refugees in Kenya

REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK: 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: Sun, 10/03/2021 - 11:29
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: Tue, 09/28/2021 - 09:14
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: Sun, 09/19/2021 - 08:33
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: Mon, 08/23/2021 - 09:37
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: Mon, 08/16/2021 - 14:58