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Rural doctors’ shortage leaves Catalan towns in the lurch

There are not enough doctors in Catalonia. Unions and the Catalan government acknowledge it. The deficit of physicians affects Barcelona’s metropolitan area, but it is in small towns where it is particularly challenging. Without a school or a doctor, villages are condemned to disappear. Mayors are aware that maintaining essential services is the only way …

Six newsletters to catch up the latest trends in journalism

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Journalism is changing so fast that it might be overwhelming to follow the latest updates and trends. Newsletters from experts and specialised websites are a handy (and easy) way to keep up to date. Here are six terrific newsletters to simplify your life. 1. Niemand Lab The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard publishes the …

On International Women’s Day here are 10 data journalism projects about women’s issues

Women represent 49.5% of the world’s population, but they do not have a corresponding public, political and social influence. In recent years, more and more women have raised their voices, making society aware of their challenges — data journalists included. To commemorate International Women’s Day, I have compiled a list of data journalism projects that explain and denounce …