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Shaheryar Popalzai

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How to find the right stories for compelling 360° videos

ICFJ Knight Fellow Shaheryar Popalzai outlines the three essential elements of 360° storytelling.

Maria Mora | April 17, 2017

16 free digital tools that any newsroom can use

Steal our tools! Ahead of the 2017 NICAR conference, try out these 16 online tools from the ICFJ Knight Fellows.

Sara Olstad | March 03, 2017

Questions journalists should ask themselves before using 360° video

More news organizations than ever are using 360° video. But is it always the right storytelling tool to use? ICFJ Knight Fellow Shaheryar Popalzai and Express Tribune Labs Editor Shayan Naveed discussed.

Auguste Yung | December 01, 2016

ICFJ Knight Roundup: Free digital tools showcased at U.S. conference

Fellows share tools and insights at ONA, Media Party comes to South Africa and more from the ICFJ Knight Fellows in this week’s Roundup.

Sara Olstad | September 23, 2016

How Pakistan’s Express Tribune reported its biggest online project

The "For Peshawar" project commemorates the first anniversary of a terrorist attack that killed 147 people at a Pakistani army school.

Sara Olstad | September 16, 2016

14 free digital tools that any newsroom can use

Steal our tools! Ahead of the 2016 Online News Association conference, here are 14 digital tools from the ICFJ Knight Fellows that any newsroom can use.

Sara Olstad | September 14, 2016

What you need to know to get started with Facebook Live

Livestreaming online via Facebook Live can help news organizations reach a wider social media audience at little to no cost.

Shaheryar Popalzai | August 18, 2016
360 Video

Tips for immersing audiences using 360° video

ICFJ Knight Fellow Shaheryar Popalzai discusses the top factors you should consider if you’re considering shooting your own 360° video content.

Shaheryar Popalzai | May 30, 2016

The secret to igniting digital innovation in the newsroom

How can newsrooms become more innovative in the digital landscape? According to ICFJ Knight Fellow Shaheryar Popalzai, building teams and cultivating skills are essential.

Shaheryar Popalzai | February 04, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: Knight Fellow criticizes Sean Penn, says Mexican reporters face real danger

Garza Ramos weighs in on Sean Penn's visit to El Chapo; a podcast on legal resources for reporters in Africa; and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup.

Alyssa Mesich | January 15, 2016

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