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Nonprofit news is a US$350 million industry, according to new report

A report from the Institute of Nonprofit News analyzes the finances, staff and audience of nonprofit news organizations — now a US$350 million industry. 

Christine Schmidt | October 03, 2018

Cuba's thematic magazines appeal to readers eager for something different

These publications are distributed through USB and hard drives, and appeal to an audience hungry for new topics and more attractive content on the island.

Eileen Sosin Martínez | September 06, 2018

To succeed as entrepreneurs, journalists must get used to these 'dirty' words

To go out on their own, journalists need to recognize that journalism is a business and that someone has to pay the bills. This means having discussions that make many journalists uncomfortable.

James Breiner | September 03, 2018

From journalism to business: how to change your mindset

Media leaders from around the world discussed the challenges in transitioning to entrepreneurial journalism at an IJNet webinar on media sustainability.

Priscila Brito | August 16, 2018

Civil is creating a new marketplace for independent media

Understanding Civil — a new network of news organizations — might be overwhelming for people who don't understand the blockchain concept on which it's built. This conversation-style explainer can help.

Vivian Schiller | August 03, 2018

IJNet Live: How to build sustainable journalism models worldwide

What can your newsroom do to fill the gaps and find a business model that works in the long-term? Join us on Wednesday, August 8 as we discuss with media entrepreneurship leaders from Latin America, MENA and Asia.

IJNet | July 25, 2018

Tips to move from advertisements to paid subscriptions

Readers supply more than half of Talking Points Memo's revenue. Founder Josh Marshall shares tips and observations for other digital entrepreneurs. 

James Breiner | July 19, 2018

Journalists share tips for launching a successful freelance career

Didn't have a chance to participate in our recent Slack chat on all things related to freelancing? We've summarized some of the highlights. 

Taylor Mulcahey | June 21, 2018

5 opportunities and challenges facing African newsrooms

What is the state of media in Africa, and where is it going? Five takeaways from Chris Roper's keynote address at Osiwa’s forum for West African media in Benin.

Chris Roper | June 04, 2018

10 new paradigms for digital journalism

Former ICFJ Knight Fellow James Breiner goes over the 10 new paradigms of the digital news era at a time of decreased trust in the media.

James Breiner | June 01, 2018

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