The changing nature of podcasts

Podcasts have come a long way since their birth in the early 2000s. Since then, presidents have appeared on and utilised them, people have been sued over them, and you can pretty much find one on any topic under the sun! Studies from Pew Research found that in 2019, the number of Americans aged 12…

Mexico’s war on media

Whilst driving through the Mexican border town of Nuevo Laredo, on a Sunday afternoon independent reporter Carlos Domínguez, aged 77, became the latest victim in a string of attacks against journalists. According to CPJ (Committee to Protect Journalists), in 2017 6 journalists with journalistic motive killed, and another 3 unconfirmed.  They reported in their annual findings that: "...Away…

The Paradise papers & collaborative journalism

Whilst, not a breaking news story, I wanted to take a moment to break down the Paradise papers and the impact such a set of documents could have upon collaborative journalism. To provide some context, the Paradise papers released on the 5th of November investigated a number of (13.4 million) documents regarding the offshore investments…