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U.S. media outlets and tech giants gear up to combat fake news in 2017

As 2016 comes to a close, media organizations are teaming up with tech companies like Facebook and Google to take action against the spread of fake news online.

Jean Claude Kabengera | December 29, 2016

Veteran journalist Jason Motlagh shares tips for aspiring international freelancers

Want to become a globe-trotting freelance journalist? Jason Motlagh, who has reported from more than 50 countries, discusses what you need to do to get started.

Sherry Ricchiardi | December 07, 2016

12 ways digital news organizations can generate revenue

How can today's digital media outlets find sustainable sources of revenue? Here are 12 potential revenue sources.

James Breiner | November 18, 2016

How Austria's keen on is building a 'new type of arts journalism'

Sabrina Möller, publisher and head editor of online art magazine keen on, discusses how the site's unique, visually driven design brings a new form of arts journalism to the table.

Andreas Freund | November 17, 2016

Media partnership aims to improve verification of breaking news online

First Draft News' partner network brings together more than 30 news organizations and tech giants to foster greater cooperation around news verification.

Dena Levitz | October 25, 2016

Why loyalty and trust are today's key media metrics

As studies reveal that measuring news analytics by users or pageviews might not be as effective as previously thought, the importance of a loyal readership has become even more defined.

James Breiner | September 08, 2016

How to choose the right 'cash cow' publications as a freelancer

When it comes to freelancing, it's often smartest to work for a few "cash cow" publications that can provide regular work and income. Here are some tips for choosing the ideal cash cow publications.

Mandla Chinula | September 06, 2016

How to build a successful career as a freelance journalist

Before pursuing a freelance journalism career, keep these tips from real-life freelancers in mind.

Farah Mohammed | August 25, 2016

Distributed content poses new challenges for publishers

As more publishers choose to distribute their content on platforms like Facebook and Google, they enter into a complex bargain that poses unique challenges to the future of media.

James Breiner | August 17, 2016

Guest blog: How to improve coverage of rape in India

In the wake of the high-profile December 2012 gang rape case in India, the media made a number of mistakes in its coverage. Here's how these mistakes can be avoided in the future.

Sahar Majid | July 20, 2016

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