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5 keys to success for entrepreneurial journalists

Media can no longer solely rely on advertising and subscription revenue to make ends meet. ICFJ Knight Fellow Janine Warner shares tips for how entrepreneurial journalists can thrive in the landscape.

Janine Warner and Mijal Iastrebner | January 12, 2017

How to create GIFs for use in journalism

A GIF, or moving image, can make any news story instantly come to life. Here's a step-by-step guide to easily creating them.

Kevin Beaty | January 09, 2017

Why reader engagement and loyalty matter more than clicks

For digital-only news media to survive, it will be increasingly necessary to cultivate relationships with readers, writes former ICFJ Knight Fellow James Breiner.

James Breiner | December 30, 2016

Media, tech companies move to combat fake news online

Inside the fight against fake news, Twitter’s efforts to silence trolls and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | November 18, 2016

How blockchain technology can boost freedom of the press

Blockchain’s role in journalism, the future of digital media and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | August 05, 2016

Syrian independent media continues to evolve amid civil war

Independent media finds new means of survival in Syria, staff shakeups at VICE News and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | June 03, 2016

News leaders tackle problems of media's future at C2 Montreal

At the C2 Montreal conference in Quebec, leaders from new media and traditional news outlets alike shared ideas for what comes next in the industry's future.

Clothilde Goujard | May 31, 2016

Why smartphone users prefer longread journalism

New findings reveal readers’ longform preferences, going inside the Panama Papers and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | May 06, 2016

Three takeaways from USIP’s Arab media panel

In the five years since the Arab Spring, how has the media's role evolved throughout the Arab world? A panel of experts from BBC Media Action, George Washington University and Al Hayat recently discussed.

Fatima Bahja | March 29, 2016

Why Al Jazeera failed to capture an American audience

Lessons learned from Al Jazeera America’s closing, Facebook's Instant Articles expansion and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | February 19, 2016

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