Exploring the intersections of journalism and technology

At the 12th Congress of Investigative Journalism in São Paulo, media professionals from Blendle, and more discussed how new technologies inform their work in journalism.

Jéssica Cruz | July 12, 2017’s Elizabeth Plank talks newsroom diversity, activism in journalism

Elizabeth Plank, senior correspondent and producer at, explains why she thinks every journalist should consider him or herself an activist — and why it's important for newsrooms to diversify.

Clothilde Goujard | June 06, 2016

How four outlets present news-centered issues through personal essays

Vox, Time magazine and others are going beyond the op-ed to present topical issues through a personal lens. 

Dena Levitz | November 05, 2015

How journalists can stay on their toes in the digital news industry

At a recent journalism conference hosted by The GW Hatchet, three journalists who work in the social and digital space tackled some major topics and challenges that today’s reporters face.

Sam Berkhead | October 26, 2015's Melissa Bell on how to find your audience and build your brand

In her workshop "How to build a brand" at the Buenos Aires Media Party, the co-founder explained the role of self-esteem and collaborative work in a successful project.

Ana Prieto | September 03, 2015

Trademarks of the millennial journalist: Going beyond the article

Here we profile several skills and tasks that are becoming trademark for a new-school digital native who’s either going beyond the article or expounding upon it with new bells and whistles.

Dena Levitz | June 16, 2015

Why email newsletters are back in vogue

Amid the social media clutter and constant influx of information, digital publishers like Vox and BuzzFeed are turning their attention to newsletters. 

Natasha Tynes | March 11, 2015

Facebook's algorithm can distort the news, and other ways new platforms are in control

In this week's Digital Media Mash Up by the Center for International Media Assistance, a discussion about the ways online platforms shape reporting, Vox Media's new US$50 million worth and more.

IJNet | December 05, 2014

Five takeaways from Vox Media CEO Jim Bankoff’s keynote at #isoj14

At the International Symposium of Online Journalism, Bankoff shared insights about how he approaches hiring, what digital media must do to survive and why technology can’t be an afterthought.

Maite Fernandez | April 09, 2014