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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

NBC News team, Left Field, experiments with alternative video techniques

Younger generations are turning away from network and cable news. NBC News started a new project, Left Field, to experiment with new video techniques with a focus on what young people want to see.

Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Lab | January 26, 2018

Reuters Institute highlights new technologies, business models in 2018 digital media predictions

In 2018, media companies will shift how they interact with consumers, creating more personalized services. We recap the latest predictions from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.

Andria Moore | January 22, 2018

5 free strategies to boost your newsroom's innovation

Newsrooms around the world are building teams dedicated to producing innovative content. ICFJ Knight Fellow Shaheryar Popalzai has tips to implement one of these teams in your newsroom. 

Shaheryar Popalzai | January 17, 2018

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