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Weekly digital security round-up: surveillance on journalists and social media taxes

Each week, African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) posts a digital security round-up — called BYOD. 

ANCIR | July 06, 2018

Catch the excitement: Covering the FIFA World Cup from afar

Didn't have the chance to travel to Russia to cover the FIFA World Cup in person? Follow these accounts to stay on the pulse of the games, no matter where you are in the world.

Vladimir Kozlov | June 22, 2018

Facing censorship, Nicaraguan journalists and citizens turn to social media

Journalists used social media to report about the Nicaraguan protests when independent media faced censorship from the government.

Ana Siu | May 03, 2018

New report highlights what’s missing from the research on fake news

A report from Hewlett Foundation compares existing studies on disinformation, social media, and political polarization; focusing on what key information is still missing from these studies.

Laura Hazard Owen | March 22, 2018

Tips for journalists using Instagram Stories

Several Latin American media outlets are experimenting with Instagram Stories to promote their content. Here are some tips for using the platform.

Luis Assardo | March 19, 2018

5 social media trends for journalists to watch in the Middle East

The use of social media continues to evolve in the Middle East and North Africa, so what does it look like today? And what can we expect to see in the future?

Damian Radcliffe and Amanda Lam | March 07, 2018

Women journalists of color use hashtag to share opportunities and advice

Women of color are underrepresented in newsrooms in the U.S. An online campaign uses the hashtag #PitchThisPerson to increase opportunities and create networks among minority women journalists. 

Angely Mercado | February 07, 2018

Facebook's News Feed changes attempt to curb the spread of fake news

Facebook announced last week that they will update the structure of the newsfeed in a response to criticism over the spread of fake news. But these changes might not provide the answer.

Laura Hazard Owen | January 19, 2018

Perspectives in photojournalism: The power of Instagram

For photojournalists, Instagram can be a surprisingly useful tool for networking and showcasing one's work. Here's how.

Clothilde Goujard | January 10, 2018

How Spain's Público redefined its strategy and grew its audience by 40 percent

If audiences aren't reading it, why keep writing it? The Spanish news site Público adopted this mindset when rethinking their editorial strategy — and grew their audience by 40 percent in the process.

Maite Fernandez | January 04, 2018

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