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Twitter’s #journorequest. Helping you find info for your health features

Health journalists can now send a request for information, case studies, products or expert quotes using the likes of Responsesource and Gorkana. Recently, however, many journalists are finding they...

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How to have more and better ideas

It can be tough to come up with new ideas for features, books, blogs, social media posts or content. But earning a living as a freelance usually requires that you come up with them. I'm constantly ...

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Professional development and digital security for freelance journalists

The Rory Peck Trust, set up to support the security and safety of freelancers around the world, has uploaded  resources on digital security. Although, it's aimed at journalists who might be heading ...

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Amazing free resources available from BBC School of Journalism

The BBC's College of Journalism has made some of its training courses free access - but only for 12 months. The videos and tutorials were initially created for the BBC's own journalists. Now, they ...

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Mslexia – new jobs and more resources for writers

Mslexia, the magazine for women who write, has been awarded a substantial grant from Arts Council England and the Paul Hamlyn foundation and is recruiting and offering writers even more resources and ...

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Free online courses

FutureLearn offers free, high-quality online courses from leading universities and cultural institutions around the world.  The organisation is run by The Open University and adds new courses each ...

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Residential writing courses at the Arvon Foundation

If you have always wanted to write a non-fiction health book or a longer piece of journalism, you might be interested in the residential courses and retreats at the  Arvon Foundation. Tutored by...

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Health journalists in the USA

A long-standing US-based organisation for health writers has some useful information and resources that might be of interest to Guild members. The Association of Health Care Journalists has more ...

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