Empowering Independent Journalism

T4 Hub is an initiative of the Fourth Estate Alliance, a social enterprise helping independent journalists overcome an increasingly tough media landscape by connecting together in virtual newsrooms to produce quality news and enjoy the advantages that were previously only for journalists in large national newsrooms.

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What T4 Hub does

T4 Hub integrates operations and procedures from real newsrooms into a cloud-based environment

T4 Hub creates global teams to maximise productivity and enable safe editing capabilities

T4 Hub sends your output direct to publishers and uses complex matching for the best audience

T4 Hub manages cuttings and invoices, allowing more time to concentrate on your journalism

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The independent investigative journalism organisation ProRepublica has released a guide to leaking information to it. “We’re investigative journalists devoted to exposing abuse of power,” writes ProRepublica. “If you’ve got evidence showing powerful people doing the wrong thing, here’s how to let us know while protecting your identity.” The not-for-profit organisation headquartered in Manhattan has operated since […]

The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is holding a meeting at its Paris headquarters to discuss “the international landscape facing media actors”. “Media leaders, journalists, experts and Member States will have an opportunity to analyze the extent to which there is a “crisis of journalism”, and unpack the main driving forces involved,” […]

News agencies are applying for membership to the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) in “a bid to counter the explosion of fake news claims currently being made online.” The UK’s Press Gazette reported on March 13, 2017 that the British-owned agency, Central European News (CEN) is the second to be seeking membership with IPSO after the Press Association (PA). […]

A public document posted by an assistant professor of communication and media at Merrimack College in Massachusetts has been described as a great source of help for identifying news sites that should not be trusted. “False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and/or Satirical “News” Sources” was originally written by Dr Melissa Zimdars as a tool for “teaching students […]

Sir Timothy Berners-Lee, the man behind the success of the internet, has celebrated the web’s 28th birthday by calling on internet giants such as Google and Facebook to lead the fight against fake news. He said that targeted content and advertising techniques employed by tech firms is largely responsible for pushing fake news to people […]