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Former CNN producer's digital startup covers national security outside the cable news mold

“Imagine a newsroom where half of the room is analysts and half is reporters. You combine what each of them is so good at doing and deliver that every day to the reader.”

Laura Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | September 01, 2017

Photojournalists experiment with 'live' journalism

The emerging field of live journalism is presenting unique opportunities, particularly for photojournalists.

Mandla Chinula | August 28, 2017

Iranian fact-checking site encourages accountability

Fact Nameh assesses the accuracy of statements from Iran's politicians in order to promote truthfulness and accountability. Here's how they do it.

Shenaz Kermalli | August 14, 2017

Automation promises increased efficiency, engagement for newsrooms

Inside The Washington Post's experiments with automation — and how they can be replicated in your own newsroom.

Reuben Stern, Reynolds Journalism Institute | August 10, 2017

How photojournalists can protect themselves in risky environments

When covering conflict zones, protests and other high-risk environments, photojournalists often stand out the most. These tips can help you protect yourself while out on assignment.

Sherry Ricchiardi | August 09, 2017

Innovative 'Enslaved Land' investigation connected three continents

In the latest example of how cross-border collaborations can produce innovative journalism, a recent project reveals the abuses behind the production of some of the world's biggest crops. 

Ana Prieto | August 08, 2017

App aims to help journalists translate speech into any language

Speechmatics, a British company, is working on technology that could help journalists working in several different languages.

Reuben Stern, Reynolds Journalism Institute | August 02, 2017

Fact-checkers create games to help readers spot fake news

Hoping to make fact-checking more engaging to the public, these organizations are producing games where you can test your ability to spot fake news.

Em Okrepkie | July 27, 2017

Tips for developing a fact-checking project

IJNet Spanish organized a live chat in which experts from Argentina, Colombia and Uruguay explained what is needed to organize a succesful news verification site.

Santiago Sánchez | July 18, 2017

Project Facet aims to make it easier for journalists to collaborate across newsrooms

“Most places are using email, maybe there’s a calendar they share, they’re trying to make Trello boards, they’re trying to get everybody into Slack…the pain caused by tools is not insignificant.”

Christine Schmidt, Nieman Lab | July 14, 2017

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