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Dec 6, 2022 7 tweets 6 min read
We are thrilled to announce today the third cohort of @risj_oxford Oxford Climate Journalism Network:

🙋🏾‍♀️ 100 journalists
🌎 57 countries represented
👉 All the names and outlets here:…
📊 Breakdowns by region, gender and medium in the map and charts below Breakdown by gender, medium and region of the members of the Our climate network was founded back in 2021 by @wblau & @MeeraSelva1 and is run by our own @arguedasortiz & @katherine_dunn. Its mission is helping journalists improve climate change coverage

🎖Our Advisory Board…
ℹ️More here…
Dec 6, 2022 9 tweets 15 min read
🎄Good morning! Today's round-up on journalism worldwide has pieces on state-backed hacking, Russian journalism, takeaways from a local news company founder and more

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📬Subscribe to our newsletter… 📱@hrw said Iranian government-backed hackers have targeted at least 20 people, including journalists, activists, researchers, academics, diplomats, and politicians "in an ongoing social engineering and credential phishing campaign."…
Dec 5, 2022 6 tweets 3 min read
🎄Good morning! Today's round-up on journalism worldwide has pieces on fact-checking,
conservative US media, press freedom in Turkey, gender and football punditry and a senior journalist stepping down

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📬Subscribe to our newsletter… Fact-checking organisation @FullFact has been awarded the @BritishAcademy_'s prestigious president’s medal “in recognition of its work finding, exposing and countering misinformation and misleading claims”.…
Nov 25, 2022 5 tweets 4 min read
What are the members of the Oxford Climate Journalism Network doing?

🧵In this thread you'll find four stories from members or their teams, curated by our colleagues @arguedasortiz / @katherine_dunn

If you want to know about OCJN, check out our webpage:… 🇲🇳For @third_pole, @Haliunbuga has this report from Mongolia on the collision between increasing urbanisation and extreme flooding…
Nov 25, 2022 7 tweets 5 min read
🌇Hello! Here's our last round-up of the week on journalism worldwide. Find pieces on social media, press freedom in the UK and Somalia, communicating climate science and a potentially disastrous story.

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📬Sign up to our newsletter… "At the most basic level, this is about concentration of power. Surely control of the speech of millions should not be up to the whims of a few powerful companies or individuals." @hrw's @astroehlein on what he sees as the central problem with social media…
Nov 24, 2022 10 tweets 7 min read
Are newsrooms really embracing hybrid work? This is the question at the heart of 'Changing Newsrooms', our annual report by @fedecherubini on the many challenges facing news leaders worldwide

📱 Read full report here…
🧵 Highlights in the thread below Changing Newsrooms. A report by Federica Cherubini, Head of The report is based on a survey of a strategic sample of 136 senior media managers from 39 countries. Here are the key findings:

1️⃣ 61% of the leaders surveyed said that their organisations have implemented hybrid work. An additional 17% are still working out how to do it well Current news industry thinking on hybrid work. Only 20% of t
Nov 23, 2022 13 tweets 11 min read
Kicking off today's seminar on journalism in Ukraine:

🇺🇦 A conversation between our own @CaithlinMercer and our former Fellow @SMusaieva, from @ukrpravda_news #RISJSeminars

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📺 Watch below… 📰 On her newspaper

"Before the invasion began, our newspaper had 1m readers a day and 26m unique users per month. We launched a reader revenue model right before the pandemic in 2020," says @SMusaieva from @ukrpravda_news…
Nov 23, 2022 8 tweets 10 min read
This week's #RISJSeminars, chaired by @CaithlinMercer, will feature @ukrpravda_news editor-in-chief @SMusaieva, who will share how Ukraine's biggest newsroom stayed afloat in the war.
🕐13:00 🇬🇧
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🖊️Sign up… Rectangular image with text... @CaithlinMercer @ukrpravda_news @SMusaieva It’s been 272 days since Putin launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. According to @UN official numbers, at least 6,490 Ukrainian civilians have been killed and over 9,000 wounded since the attack began. Real figures are likely to be much higher.…
Nov 23, 2022 6 tweets 5 min read
🥶 Good morning from freezing Oxford

Here's our daily round-up, with readings on @business, journalism in Russia and México, quitting @Twitter and more
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📬 If you want to know more about what we do, subscribe to our newsletter. It's free… 🇲🇽 According to news site @AXNoticias, journalist Pedro Pablo Kumul was shot and murdered on Monday in the city of Xalapa. He's the 17th journalist killed in México in 2022, according to @pressfreedom…
Jun 15, 2022 11 tweets 6 min read
Kicking off today's Global Journalism Seminar with Ronson Chan, chair of the @HKJA_Official, discussing press freedom in 🇭🇰 with @MeeraSelva1
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📺Watch:… @HKJA_Official @MeeraSelva1 🤔On whether his news outlet Channel C is self-censoring

"We're doing less sensitive news like politics, court cases, the national security law. But political news has less interest, because the political system has changed" says Ronson

Jun 15, 2022 21 tweets 18 min read
Kicking off the global launch of our Digital News Report 2022! Intro by @antozappulla, findings by @nicnewman and panel with @rasmus_kleis @MirrorAlison @aagalloni @BBCRosAtkins and @krishgm.

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🧶 Key quotes in the thread below… "Over the last 10 years, TV and print news consumption has been falling. People who don't use any news source at all have grown. The % has gone rom 3% in 2013 to 15% in 2022 in the US," says lead author @nicnewman #DNR22…
Jun 15, 2022 18 tweets 14 min read
Digital News Report 2022 is out today!

📊 46 markets, 93,000+ respondents
👩🏾‍🏫 Up to date, cross-national analysis from @nicnewman @richrdfletcher Craig T. Robertson @kirstenaeddy @rasmus_kleis & our partners

📱 Full report:
🧶 Findings in thread #DNR22 Here are 3 key headlines:

🙋🏾‍♀️ Younger audiences are increasingly accessing news via platforms such as TikTok
👎 Trust and interest in news are down in many countries
🙈 A depressing news agenda is leading more people to avoid the news…
Jun 14, 2022 5 tweets 5 min read
🧵Here's our round-up on journalism worldwide...

🇧🇷"It’s like a slow-motion coup. When we ask the internet platforms, how are you preparing for this? They don’t seem to have a plan."
@camposmello speaks to @JuliaAngwin on her fears for Brazilian democracy… 🇬🇧The @Conservatives' party conference should remain "free, open and unrestricted," says @newsmediaorg @NewsCoalition and @FPALondon after the UK's ruling party introduced a £125 fee for journalists to attend in person…
Jun 13, 2022 5 tweets 3 min read
🧵Here is our round-up on journalism worldwide

🙏Brazilian police say they have found personal items belonging to missing British journalist Dom Phillips and his travelling companion and indigenous advocate Bruno Pereira… Image 🌉The @sfchronicle is launching @sfnext a city-wide engagement exercise with residents about how to address major issues in the city to "drive public discussions and inform our journalism".…
Mar 17, 2022 8 tweets 5 min read
🧵Today's thread on the war in Ukraine looks at the spread of disinformation

1️⃣"If you’re still unsure whether what you’re seeing is real or not, just don’t share," says @O_Rob1nson Head of a @BBCMonitoring team investigating the "wave of falsehoods"… 2️⃣Highly popular Spanish Telegram channels which have pushed COVID-denialism and conspiracy theories "have mutated to become deniers of the Kremlin's attack on its neighbor," according to this investigation by @malditaen…
Mar 16, 2022 7 tweets 9 min read
Our interview with @astroehlein of @hrw delves into the human rights issues raised by Putin's invasion and what journalists need to know about them.

🧵5 highlights in thread… @astroehlein @hrw 1⃣Verification is key

"We try to piece things together so we can put together a timeline of events and what was happening immediately before an attack," said @astroehlein

For more on verification, here's our seminar with @bellingcat's @christogrozev…
Mar 16, 2022 7 tweets 4 min read
🧵Today's thread looks at the challenges facing journalists during war

1️⃣“You start making mistakes when you get tired. So, we have a responsibility as a company to try to rotate people out. The problem is that your judgment could fail,” says @mchancecnn… 2️⃣“Nobody wants to see my emotion, it doesn’t matter – except to me. We’re here to report, and convey what’s happening here. There’s enough emotion in war already without adding more. We’re not trying to be heroes. It’s what we do," says @bbclysedoucet…
Mar 15, 2022 7 tweets 6 min read
📱 Today's thread focuses on Marina Ovsyannikova’s brave protest and the ways women are resisting Putin #FreeMarinaOvsyannikova

1⃣Marina Ovsyannikova is a Russian state TV employee who interrupted a live broadcast with a 'no war' sign… 2⃣ Marina Ovsyannikova posted a pre-recorded statement on social media after her on-air protest. Watch with English subtitles here.

Mar 14, 2022 8 tweets 6 min read
🤳Today's thread looks at how social media and influencers are being used in war.
1️⃣Russian TikTok influencers are being enrolled and paid to "promote a pro-Russian message about Putin’s invasion of Ukraine," reveals @daithaigilbert:… 2️⃣“I would consider myself a White House correspondent for Gen Z,” says 18-year-old TikTok Ellie Zeiler, one of 30 such influencers briefed by the White House about the war in Ukraine, reports @TaylorLorenz…
Mar 4, 2022 9 tweets 6 min read
🇺🇦 Here is today's thread on the media aspect of the war ⬇️

1⃣ "We could face total eradication of independent media in Russia soon, especially after these unprecedented economic sanctions."
-Nadezhda Azhgikhina director of @pen_int Moscow… 2⃣ RT has disappeared from UK broadcast platforms as a consequence of EU sanctions imposed on satellite companies. The culture secretary @NadineDorries has now asked Meta and TikTok to block the channel.…
Mar 3, 2022 7 tweets 6 min read
🚨 As the @IPCC_CH publishes a bleak warning, we are now opening applications for the second online course of the Oxford Climate Journalism Network

ℹ️ Everything you need to know in this link…
🧶 Great coverage from our members in this thread 1️⃣ Our member @W7VOA from @VOANews highlighted how impacts of global warming are “appearing much faster, are more disruptive and more widespread” than expected…