Using a community news alert app, South Africa's informal settlements are finding a new way to bring their stories to the media and make changes to their lives.
News organizations that seek to involve local communities can learn from the triumphs and failures of Canadian media startup OpenFile, which closed its doors in 2012.
Can the engagement methods of solutions journalism help regain public trust in media?
Health e-News worked with GroundSource to develop a free, anonymous texting platform where rape survivors can get access to support — and share their stories with journalists.
“We don’t know where this could take us. The goal is to find what potential there is as far as reaching our readers and possibly getting some stories out of it.”
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?
How journalists and newsrooms alike can use The Listening Post Collective's new website to develop stronger methods of community engagement.
IJNet is excited to introduce its own Slack community where journalists can connect and share with one another. Here's how you can join.
During IJNet's latest chat, local news leaders shared solutions for rebuilding and reviving local news everywhere.
Join IJNet for a live chat on Thursday, April 13 at 1 p.m. EDT to discuss the best tools and strategies for improving local news coverage with leading community journalism experts.
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