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Journalists must become better storytellers for low-literate readers

Countries like India have huge numbers of low-literate internet users. So why are newsrooms so focused on feeding them entertainment coverage, rather than telling news stories in a more attractive, visual way?

Ritvvij Parrikh | July 25, 2017

Common 360° video mistakes and how to avoid them

ICFJ Knight Fellow Ravi Bajpai discusses how journalists can avoid some of the most common mistakes made with 360° video storytelling.

Ravi Bajpai | April 17, 2017

Journalist of the month: Deepti Ganapathy

Indian journalist and educator Deepti Ganapathy shares perspectives from the world of academia and discusses how she finds stories worth telling.

Sam Berkhead | February 15, 2017

How to tell compelling stories about health issues

Past winners of the Johnson & Johnson Global Health Reporting Contest recently shared tips and insights into producing effective health journalism.

Sam Berkhead | January 31, 2017

Guest blog: How to improve coverage of rape in India

In the wake of the high-profile December 2012 gang rape case in India, the media made a number of mistakes in its coverage. Here's how these mistakes can be avoided in the future.

Sahar Majid | July 20, 2016

Journalist of the month: Sonali Kudva

How journalist of the month Sonali Kudva works at the intersection of academia and journalism to bring underrepresented perspectives of the Indian and South Asian experience to light.

Sam Berkhead | June 30, 2016

India's Priyanka Dubey shares key tips to telling sensitive stories

Priyanka Dubey, an Indian investigative journalist and one of this year's Knight International Journalism Award winners, shares how she reports on sensitive topics.

Ashley Nguyen | November 10, 2015

Q&A with Nic Dawes: Helping India’s Hindustan Times bridge the print-to-digital gap

IJNet talked to Nic Dawes, chief editorial and content officer at the Hindustan Times, to find out more about the changes occurring in the newsroom and the importance of adapting to digital. 

Sophie Westover | October 22, 2015

Citizen Matters: A successful model for a citizen journalism news site

Citizen Matters, a local news outlet in Bangalore, India, specializes in reporting civic issues and investigative stories. The co-founders tell IJNet how they remained successful as a niche publication.

Ashley Nguyen | March 04, 2015

Journalist of the month: Pramila Krishnan

Indian journalist Pramila Krishnan focuses on social issues and has used IJNet to find courses and fellowships.

Jessica Weiss | February 16, 2015

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