Slack, virtual newsrooms and journalistic practice (Article)

Mel Bunce

January 10, 2018

Publication

By Mel Bunce (@meljbunce). Virtual newsrooms have enormous potential: enabling journalists around the world to pool their knowledge, skills and perspectives within joint projects, such as the Panama Papers. These virtual newsrooms are supported by Online Collaborative Software (OCS), the most popular of which is Slack. But although many of the world’s top news organisations […]

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What is humanitarian journalism? (Book chapter)

Mel Bunce

August 15, 2017

Publication

By Mel Bunce (@meljbunce) The chapter, ‘‘What is Humanitarian Journalism?’ (Bunce, Wright and Scott) is forthcoming (2018) in The Oxford University Press Handbook of Journalism (Ornebring, H. (ed.)).

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Foundation funding of international news: The drive for solutions and impact (Article)

By Mel Bunce (@meljbunce). News stories about international development and humanitarian crises are expensive to produce and frequently neglected by the mainstream media. This paper examines the private foundations that are stepping in to finance this news and their growing influence over journalism and international news content.   Available to download here. Bunce, M. 2016. […]

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Looking forward to going to @MediaComGold to speak on 24 Jan w/ @nickswicks, @ElizaTalks, Omega Douglas and Aaron Akinyemi. Media Forum: Reporting Africa https://t.co/Dzj0atTcH8 via @goldsmithsuol

Researchgate entry back up now after pre Xmas hacking. Apologies to anyone following me who has just got multiple notifications of uploads!