Yung Hacks

Charlie Metcalfe
The newsletter for early-career journalists.
Created 27 May 2021
  • Something different this week
    05 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    Hello Yung Hacks. This week something happened: the person I had hoped to respond to the Yung Hack question missed the deadline. I had been expecting this since starting Yung Hacks a couple of months ...
  • Open-source investigations
    18 Jul 2021 • 1 min read
    Hello Yung Hack. Open-source investigation (OSINT) has become a fundamental part of the journalism industry over the past five years. It’s acted as an antidote to social media’s amplification of fake ...
  • The news cycle never ever ends
    04 Jul 2021 • 1 min read
    Hello Yung Hack. This week’s edition of the newsletter features our first question from a Yung Hacks subscriber. And we have a brilliant journalist to respond to it. The rigour of the 24hr news cycle ...
  • How to interview important people
    20 Jun 2021 • 1 min read
    Hello! I hope you enjoyed the first edition of Yung Hacks, and thank you for your encouraging responses. Journalism presents opportunities to interact with people more senior, more knowledgeable, and ...
  • Should I do an MA or an NCTJ course?
    07 Jun 2021 • 1 min read
    Hello Yung Hack! I’m excited to be sending you the first edition of Yung Hacks. Good things are to come - I can feel it. And this is only the start. The first Yung Hacks question is one I asked severa...
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