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Argentina's La Nación sets the standard for Latin American data journalism

La Nación's trailblazing data journalism, YouTube's effects on independent media and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | April 21, 2017

Why the future of local news lies in collaboration and trust-building

During IJNet's latest chat, local news leaders shared solutions for rebuilding and reviving local news everywhere.

Sam Berkhead | April 19, 2017

IJNet Live: How to revive local, community-focused journalism

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.

Sam Berkhead | March 21, 2017

How community news can solve the problems of parachute journalism

Inside the growing push toward locally focused journalism around the world, from Ferguson, Missouri to Rio de Janeiro.

Anna-Catherine Brigida | December 13, 2016

How UP Nairobi brings fresh coverage of local culture to Kenya's 'beacon' city

For seven years, UP Nairobi has brought coverage of local culture and news to the rising middle class of Kenya's capital city with a combination of in-depth coverage and short, clever content.

Les Neuhaus | May 26, 2016

Ahead of 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro's favelas become hubs of local journalism

In a few months, journalists from all over the globe will descend on Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games. Increasingly, however, local journalists are telling their own stories on their own terms.

Alessandra Monnerat | February 29, 2016

Media companies vying for spot on Snapchat Discover's roster

Everyone wants in on Snapchat Discover, The New York Times experiments with WeChat and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | September 25, 2015