Specialized Reporting

Specialized Reporting

101 Reporters connects journalists across India with media organizations that need their stories

This online platform connects freelance writers from all over India with mainstream publications in an attempt to provide on-the-ground perspectives and democratize the news. 

Ayesha Aleem | March 21, 2018

El Estornundo’s editorial director discusses journalism, censorship in Cuba

The editorial director of the recently censored Cuban publication talks about the journalism on the island and ensures that the editorial line of the publication will not change despite the blockade. 

María Eugenia Álvarez, SembraMedia | March 15, 2018

Virtual reality creates ethical challenges for journalists

As virtual and augmented reality become popular for use in journalism, it raises questions about transparency, visual manipulation and what might happen if dishonest organizations produce fake VR reports.

Angelo Paura, MediaShift | March 09, 2018

From war to peace: new narrative strategies in Colombian journalism

The recent transformations in Colombia have also had an impact on journalism. Three emerging projects challenge traditional war reporting and reach their audiences through creative digital tools.

Nadya Hernández | March 05, 2018

Media entrepreneurs in Puerto Rico tell stories of struggle, resilience in wake of Hurricane Maria

Three entrepreneurial journalists tell their stories of resilience and how they continued their outlet's operations despite the hurricane.

José Hernández Falcón | February 15, 2018

Kenyan news organization adds science desk to focus on underreported stories

Nation Media Group, which publishes Kenya's largest paper The Daily Nation, adds a science desk, which is transforming science journalism in the region. 

Verah Okeyo | February 13, 2018

Media organizations experiment with digital storytelling features at Winter Olympics

The Olympic games offer news organizations the opportunity to test out new technology and storytelling techniques. Here are some digital media features to watch for during the games.

Christine Schmidt, Nieman Lab | February 12, 2018

In the era of online news, longform journalism shows its value

Will longform, in-depth stories be part of the future of journalism? What distinguishes them from mere news? These and other questions are answered by Fabrice Le Lous, of Nicaragua's La Prensa.

Fabrice Le Lous | February 07, 2018

Challenges and strategies to combat fake news in Brazil’s 2018 elections

Election year is always turbulent for journalists and more so in the age of fake news. How to combat disinformation that plagues not only Brazil but the world?

Renata Johnson | February 05, 2018

Japanese newspaper uses AI to increase speed and accuracy of summaries

The Shinano Mainichi Shimbun, a regional Japanese newspaper, is incorporating artifical intelligence into the newsroom and using it to write summaries. Read more about the new technology. 

Tim Hornyak, Splice Newsroom | February 02, 2018