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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

Challenges and strategies to combat fake news in Brazil’s 2018 elections

Election year is always turbulent for journalists and more so in the age of fake news. How to combat disinformation that plagues not only Brazil but the world?

Renata Johnson | February 05, 2018

Reuters Institute highlights new technologies, business models in 2018 digital media predictions

In 2018, media companies will shift how they interact with consumers, creating more personalized services. We recap the latest predictions from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.

Andria Moore | January 22, 2018

Facebook's newsfeed changes attempt to curb the spread of fake news

Facebook announced last week that they will update the structure of the newsfeed in a response to criticism over the spread of fake news. But these changes might not provide the answer.

Laura Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | January 19, 2018

Perspectives in photojournalism: Using Instagram as a photo editor

Not only is Instagram a critical tool for photojournalists, but also for photo editors. Should your publication use Instagram, and what should you consider when curating your feed?

Clothilde Goujard | January 16, 2018

Perspectives in photojournalism: The power of Instagram

For photojournalists, Instagram can be a surprisingly useful tool for networking and showcasing one's work. Here's how.

Clothilde Goujard | January 10, 2018

How Spain's Público redefined its strategy and grew its audience by 40 percent

If audiences aren't reading it, why keep writing it? The Spanish news site Público adopted this mindset when rethinking their editorial strategy — and grew their audience by 40 percent in the process.

Maite Fernandez | January 04, 2018

Fact-checkers build networks to stop the flood of fake news

False information is often irresistibly appealing and moves too fast to be stopped — which is why it will take collaboration on a large scale to combat fake news.

James Breiner | December 11, 2017

How an environmental news initiative is bringing investigative stories to those most affected

Stories on environmental crises don't always reach the people most affected. An investigative reporting initiative in Indonesia is trying to change that. 

Lauren Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | December 01, 2017

Understanding social media in China

China is home to some of the world's largest social and messaging networks. As brands and media seek to expand into China, they will need to better understand these networks and those who use them. 

Damian Radcliffe | November 29, 2017

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