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Damian Radcliffe

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  • Journalism.co.uk
  • What's New in Publishing
  • RJI
  • Medium
  • Nieman Lab
  • IJNet
  • Digital Content Next
  • Columbia Journalism Review
  • MediaShift
  • and more…

Past articles by Damian:

Tech in 2022: The biggest trends shaping the digital future of the Middle East

New levels of investment, digital adoption and deployment have further reshaped businesses and the consumer experience this year. These trends look set to endure into 2022 and beyond. → Read More

Startup funding: How this tiny apartment became a hub for innovation

Through startup programmes and early stage funding, Flat6Labs is supporting forward-thinking tech ventures throughout the Middle East. → Read More

Five tips for publishers to make the most out audio

New apps, platform agnosticism and getting the basics right: experts advise how to take your audio to the next level → Read More

Publishers: 12 ways to overcome common innovation roadblocks

The right process, metrics and people are key when it comes to implementing new ideas and digital transformation This is the second in a three-part series looking at innovation in journalism and news media. Part One explored the characteristics of innovation and identified five major barriers to change. In this article, Damian Radcliffe asks leading media scholars, researchers and … → Read More

Three audio apps to turn your listeners' voices into podcasts and audio features

There is more to audio storytelling than Clubhouse and Twitter Spaces. Three podcast creators experiment with lesser-known but clever apps → Read More

How publishers can use audio to spark greater audience engagement

Invite your readers, listeners and viewers into your newsroom → Read More

How publishers can use audio to spark greater audience engagement

Invite your readers, listeners and viewers into your newsroom through voice memos, phone calls and social audio apps → Read More

What the Reuters Institute's Digital News Report 2021 means for your audio strategy

Professor Damian Radcliffe offers a US perspective on audience habits and opportunities for newsrooms → Read More

Smart cities to the hyperloop: This region is investing in a tech-led transport revolution

The Middle East is seeing a flurry of startup activity that, when combined with large-scale government investment, could deliver transformative economic, environmental and human benefits. → Read More

RJI

Eight ways smaller newsrooms can make audio pay

As advertising reliance becomes an increasingly redundant, risky and outdated strategy, it is incumbent on publishers large and small to implement strategies which generate revenue from multiple sources. → Read More

Nine ways newsrooms can incorporate more audio in their work

The ability to hear stories is essential for visually impaired audiences and anyone who wants to consume content on the move → Read More

Nine ways newsrooms can incorporate more audio in their work

Help visually impaired or busy audiences to hear your stories → Read More

9 ways newsrooms can incorporate more audio in their work

The ability to hear stories is essential for visually impaired audiences — and anyone who wants to consume content on the move In 2021, the media platform with the highest weekly reach in the United States is audio. Data published last month by Nielsen revealed that radio — just one component of this medium — reaches 88% … → Read More

The Middle East is primed for an ed-tech revolution. Now it needs to build on that momentum

A global crisis galvanised teachers and students to embrace digital. Making the transformation permanent is the next challenge. → Read More

How the COVID pandemic tipped journalism over the financial precipice

An overnight advertising downturn impacted publishers and journalists worldwide. Would anyone step up to help? → Read More

How covid-19 has accelerated encroachments on media freedom

On World Press Freedom Day, Damian Radcliffe looks at how governments around the world leveraged the pandemic to undermine public trust in journalism and science → Read More

Mind the Gap: Understanding tech bans and outages in the Middle East

Messaging and chat apps have often found themselves banned or blocked in the region, but the events of the past 12 months might mean change is coming. → Read More

RJI

9 ways newsrooms can incorporate more audio in their work

In 2021, the media platform with the highest weekly reach in the United States is audio. Data published last month by Nielsen revealed that radio reaches 88% of U.S. adults each week, ahead of smartphone apps (85%) and TV (80%). → Read More

A decade on from the Arab Spring: ten ways use of social media has changed in the Middle East

In 2011, Facebook and Twitter were key players for political uprisings in the region. Ten years later, TikTok videos celebrating Ramadan are proving a hit → Read More

How eCommerce, memberships and donations are helping diversify revenues during COVID-19

If nothing else, the impact of the coronavirus has highlighted the fragility of digital publishing. There’s a certain financial irony that although online traffic is up – with many outlets enjoying record page views – for a majority of organisations, overall revenue is down. It’s a cliche to say that advertising delivers digital dimes compared … → Read More