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To succeed as entrepreneurs, journalists must get used to these 'dirty' words

To go out on their own, journalists need to recognize that journalism is a business and that someone has to pay the bills. This means having discussions that make many journalists uncomfortable.

James Breiner | September 03, 2018

From journalism to business: how to change your mindset

Media leaders from around the world discussed the challenges in transitioning to entrepreneurial journalism at an IJNet webinar on media sustainability.

Priscila Brito | August 16, 2018

IJNet Live: How to build sustainable journalism models worldwide

What can your newsroom do to fill the gaps and find a business model that works in the long-term? Join us on Wednesday, August 8 as we discuss with media entrepreneurship leaders from Latin America, MENA and Asia.

IJNet | July 25, 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

Following Facebook's changes, publishers can use these strategies to overcome the loss of traffic

Facebook recently announced a shift away from promoting media, which causes a number of challenges for publishers that relied on Facebook for traffic. Here are some strategies for dealing with the change.

James Breiner | January 25, 2018

Mother Jones finds fundraising success in longform essays

While most fundraising campaigns focus on brevity, and getting readers' attention quickly, Mother Jones is using longform essays to make their appeals. 

Shan Wang | December 29, 2017

Looking beyond Facebook, BuzzFeed turns to new business models

The Facebook-Google duopoly has become an intractable problem for media companies today. BuzzFeed thinks more diversified revenue streams are a partial solution.

Ricardo Bilton | December 13, 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

Study shows tech revolution may be leaving newsrooms behind

A new global study from the International Center for Journalists has found that while some news organizations and journalists are making strides in adopting new technologies, even more newsrooms are falling behind.

Sam Berkhead | October 10, 2017

ICFJ Knight Fellows share free digital tools that any newsroom can use

Steal our tools! Ahead of #ONA17, IJNet is launching a new toolkit with 30 tools for online journalists.

Sara Olstad | October 04, 2017

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