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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

'Bridging the gap' report outlines worldwide efforts to rebuild citizen trust in media

While many conversations focus on the declining trust in media, this study takes a different approach with an in-depth look at media initiatives that are working to rebuild it. 

Bebe Santa-Wood | January 18, 2018

Independent digital media predictions for 2018

What does this year have in store for journalists? Discover Breiner's predictions, and why he remains optimistic about media in 2018. 

James Breiner | January 15, 2018

In European media experiment, only women choose the news

When women curate the news, does the narrative change? A new European media organization, NewsMavens, aims to find out. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | January 11, 2018

Tell us what you think about IJNet

How does IJNet help your career? What can we do to improve? Fill out our annual readers' survey, and you could win a US$50 gift card to Amazon. 

IJNet | January 08, 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, Nieman Lab | December 29, 2017

5 innovative apps for journalists from 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, check out this list of some of the most innovative applications for journalists from the year.

Rachel Shaw, ICFJ | December 27, 2017

Rules of Engagement: When should journalists intervene?

Journalists regularly cover natural disasters and tragedies. Is there ever an appropriate time to step in and help? And if so, when?

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 17, 2017

For women journalists, mentoring can make the difference

Women journalists everywhere have questions about how to navigate and advance in the field of journalism. Experts recommend finding mentors to help guide the way. But how do you find a mentor? 

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 21, 2017

Journalists discuss mistakes that helped them improve their craft

The road to becoming a truly great journalist often includes some mistakes along the way. Experienced journalists shared their biggest lessons learned with us.

Clothilde Goujard | August 15, 2017

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