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ICFJ Knight Fellow

PesaCheck offers guidance for building a fact-checking culture where none exists

Kenya's first fact-checking initiative is paving the way for accountability journalism in an area where few other organizations focus full-time on verifying what public officials say. 

Elyssa Pachico | May 10, 2017
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How to find the right stories for compelling 360° videos

ICFJ Knight Fellow Shaheryar Popalzai outlines the three essential elements of 360° storytelling.

Maria Mora | April 17, 2017

Common 360° video mistakes and how to avoid them

ICFJ Knight Fellow Ravi Bajpai discusses how journalists can avoid some of the most common mistakes made with 360° video storytelling.

Ravi Bajpai | April 17, 2017

Tips for staying safe while covering violent protests

Given recent cases of aggression against journalists covering protests and other unrest, here's a look at some essential safety practices to remember.

Jorge Luis Sierra | March 30, 2017

How journalists can get started with GitHub

Former ICFJ Knight Fellow Miguel Paz recently released a free guide to GitHub for Spanish-speaking journalists. He spoke with IJNet about how GitHub can benefit journalists of all languages.

Ana Prieto | March 27, 2017

India innovators debate how to handle fake news

As discussed by a diverse group of media workers in India, the first step towards tackling the "fake news" problem is arguing for a more precise understanding of what this term means. 

Elyssa Pachico | March 17, 2017

Four common problems people face with Facebook Instant Articles — and how to solve them

Facebook Instant Articles can be a great solution for news organizations, but it can be tricky for newcomers. Here's a look at how to avoid four of the platform's most common problems.

Irshad Daftari | March 14, 2017

Local newspaper in Brazil creates roadmap for digital innovation

How Correio, a local paper with limited resources, brought innovative tools into its newsroom to grow its online metrics.

Elyssa Pachico | March 13, 2017

How an independent news site in El Salvador raised $27,000 in crowdfunding

El Salvador's El Faro found success with crowdfunding — making it one of the first Central American news sites to do so. Here's how digital media startups can replicate its success.

Jordy Meléndez | February 27, 2017

What we learned training South Africa's new generation of data journalists

ICFJ Knight Fellow Adi Eyal has helped launch a data journalism training academy to help South African newsrooms improve data literacy in order to find stories and complement investigations. 

Adi Eyal | October 04, 2016

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