Best software tools for journalists

The best software tools for journalists to practice their craft, from word processors to analytics


The days of journalists needing a flip-pad, a good pair of shoes and chutzpah are not quite gone, but a reporter might be as reliant on an encrypted messaging app and their Twitter account as a good laptop and dictaphone these days.

Here we list some of the best software tools for journalists, from the basics of a good word processor, voice recorder and cloud file storage, to more advanced tools for transcribing interviews and getting scoops.