Digital Journalism

Digital Journalism

Global Editors Network to launch online data journalism hub

The Global Editors Network is launching an online hub to centralize data journalism work happening around the world.

Taylor Mulcahey | March 12, 2018

Virtual reality creates ethical challenges for journalists

As virtual and augmented reality become popular for use in journalism, it raises questions about transparency, visual manipulation and what might happen if dishonest organizations produce fake VR reports.

Angelo Paura, MediaShift | March 09, 2018

5 social media trends for journalists to watch in the Middle East

The use of social media continues to evolve in the Middle East and North Africa, so what does it look like today? And what can we expect to see in the future?

Damian Radcliffe and Amanda Lam | March 07, 2018

Compass News hopes to become a leading app for young, non-news junkies

Born out of a listening tour around universities in the U.K., Compass News curates top stories for a young audience of non-news junkies. Their next challenge will be expanding to new markets, including the U.S.

Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Lab | March 02, 2018

5 no-nonsense career strategies for digital journalists

Digital journalism jobs are unstable — but ICFJ Knight Fellow H R Venkatash gives advice on how to become "so good they can’t ignore you."

H R Venkatesh | March 01, 2018

How a local newsroom in Brazil learned to track its impact

This digital-first, Brazilian newsroom uses an impact-tracking tool designed by ICFJ Knight Fellow Pedro Burgos to gain a more accurate and meaningful measure of impact beyond the number of clicks. 

Sam Berkhead | February 26, 2018

BBC uses in-article chatbots to give context in complex news stories

How can chatbots be used to tell the news? Organizations have tried various methods to answer this question, and BBC is no different. Read how they're using chatbots to explain complex news stories.

Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Lab | February 23, 2018

Exploring the possibilities of virtual reality in Latin America

Virtual reality promises to transform the way journalism is done. But is it accessible and profitable in Latin America?

Ana Siu | February 21, 2018

Big data is for machines: how to use small data sets for impactful stories

Founder of the Latin American data journalism portal, Datasketch, gives tips and tools for understanding the basics of data journalism. 

Juan Pablo Marín Díaz | February 14, 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