How to spit bars with Stormzy, avoid “being a knob”, and nail a celebrity interview

Alex Moshakis, commissioning editor at The Observer Magazine, is well-versed in the art of interviewing famous people. With VIP interviews such as Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard and Twilight heartthrob Robert Pattinson under his belt, he shares his step-by-step guide on how to get the most out of interviews with the stars. His first tip? “Always make sure your Dictaphone is on,” as my eyes dart towards my phone to check that I’m recording.

Six tips for data journalism from industry experts

Three prominent British journalists who know all about creating data-driven work are: John Burn-Murdoch, Senior Data-Visualisation Journalist at The Financial Times; Ashley Kirk, Visual Projects Editor at The Guardian; and Alex Homer, Senior Journalist at the BBC Shared Data Unit. Here are their top tips for getting to grips with data-driven journalism.