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PesaCheck offers guidance for building a fact-checking culture where none exists

Kenya's first fact-checking initiative is paving the way for accountability journalism in an area where few other organizations focus full-time on verifying what public officials say. 

Elyssa Pachico | May 10, 2017

Overcoming the challenges of using an interpreter during interviews

Working with an interpreter adds another layer of challenges to the interviewing process. We asked experienced foreign correspondents to find out what has worked for them.

Clothilde Goujard | May 02, 2017

Harnessing the power of comics to tell the news

Comics aren't just for kids anymore. At La Revue Dessinée, journalists and comics are teaming up to report on complex issues — winning awards and acclaim in the process.

Clothilde Goujard | April 24, 2017

How to find an online journalism course

A look at some of the best free or low-cost online courses journalists can take to keep their skills sharp.

IJNet | March 02, 2017

This tool changes text color to make online reading easier

When it comes to keeping readers on your web pages longer, Beeline Reader could offer a helpful solution for digital news sites.

Elyssa Pachico | March 01, 2017

6 essential digital journalism tools from Reported.ly

Following Reported.ly's shuttering, the Reynolds Journalism Institute's Futures Lab looks at six of the site's favorite tools for delivering top-notch breaking news on digital platforms.

Rachel Wise, Reynolds Journalism Institute | February 13, 2017

The top 4 comebacks in journalism

As the digital news revolution progresses, a few surprising trends have come and gone. Here's a look back at some of the biggest.

Henrik Stahl | January 20, 2017

Top media trends to watch out for in 2017

After 2016, a year of flux and upheaval in journalism, take a look at some of our predictions for journalism trends in 2017. 

Elyssa Pachico | January 05, 2017

Checklist for freelance reporters: 'Fortune favors the bold, especially those with a sound plan'

Freelance journalists working abroad need to be able to capture a story at a moment's notice. Award-winning foreign correspondent Jason Motlagh shares his checklist for success.

Sherry Ricchiardi | December 19, 2016

More overlooked outlets where you can pitch your work

Find new online media outlets for your byline in this week's TechCorner, produced by HackPack.press.

HackPack.press | December 16, 2016

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