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ICFJ learning module takes readers through the history of ‘fake news’ and disinformation

The 21st century has seen information weaponized on an unprecedented scale. A new resource published by the International Center for Journalists plots the current crisis on an international timeline.

Julie Posetti and Alice Matthews | July 23, 2018

For journalists interested in cross-border collaborations, Hostwriter offers opportunities and resources

Berlin-based startup Hostwriter focuses on cross-border collaboration between journalists by offering them places to stay, tools for collaborating, money for projects and more. 

Natalia Smolentceva | July 16, 2018

Women-centered news platform The Lily focuses on design to grow their audience

The Washington Post's The Lily was the first newspaper by and for women. They re-launched one year ago with a focus on content and intentional design. 

Christine Schmidt, Nieman Lab | July 13, 2018

Méta-Media provides a French-language source on media innovation

IJNet recently began working with Méta-Media to share more French-language content with our readers. We spoke to Eric Scherer, the founder of Méta-Media, to learn more about the organization.

Taylor Mulcahey | July 04, 2018

HackPack builds virtual and offline communities for freelance journalists

HackPack, the virtual newsroom for journalists, is making a foray into the offline world through in-person meetups and more. Here's what journalists need to know.

Natalia Smolentceva | June 26, 2018

Tanzania’s first data news platform sets off a ripple effect in digital storytelling

Tanzania’s leading daily newspaper, Mwananchi, launched the country’s first online data-driven news platform, which has inspired enthusiasm for data journalism and digital storytelling throughout Tanzania.

Irene Wangui | June 12, 2018

Artificial intelligence as tool to fight fake news, social bots in Brazil's elections

New technologies are helping to gather large amounts of data, combat fake news on social media and more in Brazil.

Jéssica Cruz | June 11, 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

Weekly digital security round-up: Mac bugs and Android security

Each week, African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) posts a digital security round-up — called BYOD. This week focuses on Mac bugs, Android security and DDoS attacks.

ANCIR | May 17, 2018

In the economy of attention, the loudest voice is not necessarily the most important

During a panel discussion at the re:publica digital festival in Berlin, panelists discussed attention as a new form of currency and how journalists should react so that important stories are still told. 

Natalia Smolentceva | May 15, 2018

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