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Here are three tools that help digital journalists save their work in case a site shuts down

In the event that a digital outlet folds, here are some tools to allow a journalist to archive his or her work. 

Lauren Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | November 23, 2017

Why news sites should re-think the importance of clicks

Media economics expert Robert Picard recently spoke on the overstated role that website analytics play in news sites' business models — and how we can rethink this.

James Breiner | November 22, 2017

Nigerian multimedia collaboration shows the impact of 'Shifting Sands'

Using digital tools and data journalism, journalists in Nigeria produced a multimedia project investigating sand mining and dredging that would become the most-clicked special feature to date. 

Irene Wangui | November 20, 2017

New app provides reporters with real-time speech-to-text transcriptions at low cost

Who hasn’t wasted hours of precious time transcribing interviews? Recordly, produced by a team from the University of Missouri, wants to make this onerous task a thing of the past.

Renata Johnson | November 08, 2017

Your quick guide to using LinkedIn to distribute content

What type of stories go viral on LinkedIn, and how does the algorithm impact the visibility of certain posts? Here's a closer look at the content process on the business professionals’ network.

Liam Corcoran, NewsWhip | November 06, 2017

Challenges and opportunities in data journalism

A study from Google News Lab and PolicyViz provides insight into the state of data journalism and explores challenges practitioners face in this field.

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 31, 2017

Journalist of the month: Hannah Ojo

Hannah Ojo uses an arsenal of digital tools and data to bring "power to the pen" in Nigeria. 

Alanna Dvorak | October 26, 2017

Atlas Obscura is using virtual reality to transport readers to the world’s distant, exotic locations

The travel blog Atlas Obscura has built its brand around helping people discover the world. Now it's helping people discover the world through virtual reality. 

Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Lab | October 25, 2017

8 worldwide journalism opportunities to apply for in November

Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in November. 

IJNet | October 24, 2017

8 key trends in local journalism

Digital technologies have disrupted local journalism, but also produced new possibilities. Here are eight ideas, gleaned from research in the Pacific Northwest, of how newsrooms can respond to the challenge. 

Damian Radcliffe | October 20, 2017

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