What it means to be a digital fixer, WhatsApp’s ability to access users’ information and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.
In Tanzania, journalists are working to find a balance between being cautious about stories and avoiding self-censorship.
Messaging apps are the new front line in ensuring secure communications between journalists, sources and contacts. Here are several different options and their pros and cons.
A growing number of Tanzanian journalists are leveraging WhatsApp's popularity and turning it into a tool for finding breaking stories.
ICFJ Knight Fellow Stephen Abbott Pugh examines how the media will be able to harness this new technology.
The Guardian spurs mobile news innovation, The Times of India makes WhatsApp use a priority and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by CIMA.
Trushar Barot discusses Snapchat's new Discover feature, other examples of newsrooms using chat apps around the world, and how analytics fit in to these experiments.
From Vine to WhatsApp to Reddit, here are some of the most interesting ways reporters used (and misused) social media to cover the major headlines of the year.
After launching its investigation on the American company Firestone's role in Liberia's civil wars in the 1990s, the news site is using the chat app to start a conversation around the story.
Line users have access to higher data plans than other chat apps, making BBC's first international news presence on a chat app more video-friendly.
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