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‘People want to understand their world’: 5 lessons from 2024’s big journalism study

Research has claimed the UK has 'five years to save local journalism'. So we've taken a look at the Reuters Institute's 2024 Digital News Report, which surveys people across the globe, to find some glimmers of hope.

Listen: Cable Live, with Gary Younge talking journalism, race and power

Does the Bristol Cable have an editor? Not really…

A person with a microphone sat on a sofa wearing trainers and a velvet jumpsuit.

Podcasts

Cable Live: Moya Lothian-Maclean discusses the future of campaigning journalism

Moya Lothian-Maclean, contributing editor at Novara Media and presenter of the Human Resources podcast, on her journey into journalism, bad experiences working at the BBC – and why new models of media offer hope.

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The new fake news: how much of a threat does AI pose to journalism?

Imagine of former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn talking to Bristol Cable reporter Priyanka Raval

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VIDEO: Jeremy Corbyn on local news, media ownership and politics for the many

Uncovering the secret state

The Cable interviews veteran investigative journalist Duncan Campbell about blowing open state surveillance – and being targeted by security services.

This month: issues and stories we focus on

Got any leads? Wonder what Cable content is being researched behind the scenes? Check out our media Coordinators’ areas of focus… This month Alec (@alecsaelens)...

Our 2016 favourites: Cable voices

A couple of the most interesting voices that the Cable has published in 2016.

“You have to change things”: Interview with leading investigative journalist

The Bristol Cable invited Meirion Jones, the Investigations Editor of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism to talk.

“Don’t go for the sob story”: Reporting on humanitarian crisis

How can journalists best tell the stories of people they meet in crisis situations? Al Jazeera’s Shafik Mandhai spoke to the Cable about his experience...

Who owns your local media?

A look at the ownership structure of Trinity Mirror, the company behind Local World and Bristol Post