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Inside Iran’s digital revolution

With improved technological capacity and booming social media through Instagram and Telegram, Iran is in the midst of a digital revolution.  

Damian Radcliffe | October 02, 2017

Adaptation, A/B testing and analytics: How BuzzFeed optimizes the news for its audience

Multiple versions of articles — with different headlines but also of different lengths and using different thumbnail art — are shown to BuzzFeed.com visitors until a winning combination emerges after a couple of hours.

Shan Wang, Nieman Lab | September 19, 2017

Inside the tiny fact-checking team combatting fake news in India

“The impact we’ve made has been noticeable on people in powerful positions, whether it’s politicians or mainstream media. We’ve opened them up, to see that you can’t ignore this, and that’s a good first step.”

Shan Wang, Nieman Lab | September 14, 2017

8 global news habits you probably didn’t know about

This year's Digital News Report sheds light on the shifting trends aross the globe taking place among news consumers.

Damian Radcliffe | August 29, 2017

Mexico's Pictoline brings new approach to making the news go viral

The majority of Pictoline’s revenue — it’s profitable and brought in US$1 million last year — now comes from creating sponsored illustrations for advertisers.

Mariana Marcaletti, Nieman Lab | August 25, 2017

Real news about fake news: Facebook ramps up its partnerships with fact-checking sites

Plus: Surrounding fake news with real news, fake news games, and Kenya faces an election.

Laura Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | August 04, 2017

Advice for building a strong personal brand as a journalist

Journalists hoping to build a strong brand presence on social media often face a number of challenges. Three journalists share what they've learned about personal branding in the digital space.

Clothilde Goujard | July 24, 2017

Inside VICE Media's social video strategy

Through strong, eye-catching visuals and substantive storytelling, VICE Media is taking a unique approach to producing video for social media.

Reuben Stern, Reynolds Journalism Institute | July 05, 2017

European Journalism Centre launches Facebook safety guide for journalists

For journalists using Facebook for their work, taking the proper security measures is key. This new guide from the European Journalism Centre and the Facebook Journalism Project outlines what you need to know.

Taylor Mulcahey | June 26, 2017

App allows journalists to follow the crowd and find breaking stories

How journalists can use Populace, an app that reads social media data to display crowd density, to find breaking stories as they happen.

Rachel Wise, Reynolds Journalism Institute | June 13, 2017

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