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Learning how to code? Try these four free tools

Resources for journalists learning how to code, the possible 140-character-plus tweet and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | October 02, 2015

As news consumers and advertisers turn to smartphones, publishers struggle to keep up

With Internet giants like Facebook, Google and Apple taking up an increasing share of newsreaders' attention, how will independent publishers keep up?

James Breiner | September 23, 2015

How reporters are using social media to cover the refugee crisis in Europe

With hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees flooding into Europe this summer, several journalists have traveled to the epicenter of the crisis to provide 360-degree coverage.

Sam Berkhead | September 10, 2015

Examining the role of engagement editor across five newsrooms

Engagement editors are critical as new publishing platforms pop up, the ability for users to interact with media outlets increases, and the metrics that measure content popularity become more sophisticated.

Elia Powers | September 09, 2015

Six takeaways from the Reuters 2015 Digital News Report

IJNet combed through the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism report to find six takeaways that will prove useful for anyone working in the digital news arena.

Natasha Tynes | June 19, 2015

NPR's Wright Bryan: 'Social journalism is not special'

Wright Bryan, who helps manage social media for NPR, shares tips for reporters experimenting with staying in touch with their audience. 

Ashley Nguyen | June 02, 2015

Maximize news distribution with a 'social-first' mindset

Methods for building an audience on social media, data journalism for newbies and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | April 03, 2015

Reporters Without Borders combats online censorship

Reporters Without Borders manages to unblock access to nine news sites, ways newsrooms can use Instagram and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 13, 2015

Free tools for embedding, sharing news online

Media Helping Media's David Brewer walks us through how to use the free plugin and sharing tool Ivy.

David Brewer, Media Helping Media | February 20, 2015

British newspaper editors demand digital protection

Britain's top newspaper editors request Prime Minister David Cameron protect journalists' privacyCharlie Hebdo launches a mobile app for iOS, Android and Windows phones and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | January 23, 2015