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Five journalism opportunities to apply for in March

Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in March. Each is open to journalists worldwide.

IJNet | February 19, 2015

Land your first broadcast job with these tips for creating a resume reel

Reel Reporting offers workshops for job-seeking broadcast journalists, helping them to shoot their demo reels for prospective employers. Co-founder Stephanie Tsoflias offers a few tips here.   

Margaret Looney | February 09, 2015

Tips and tools for journalists to brand themselves

In the era of job cuts and the digital overtake of traditional media roles, it's becoming more important than ever for journalists to stand out.

Natasha Tynes | January 29, 2015

Five journalism opportunities to apply for in February

Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in February. Each is open to journalists worldwide.

IJNet | January 22, 2015

Solutions Journalism Network launches free toolkit

Journalists can learn how to report on the solutions to a social issue, rather than reporting solely on the problem. 

Ashley Nguyen | January 14, 2015

Top advice of the year from our journalists of the month

Each month, IJNet features a journalist of the month, and we always ask the same question: “What advice do you have for journalists?” We've rounded up their words of wisdom here.

IJNet | December 30, 2014

Technology may blur lines between journalism and activism

In this week's CIMA Digital Media Mash Up, an author debates how technology is changing journalism's role in activism, Instagram overtakes Twitter in audience engagement and more. 

IJNet | December 19, 2014

What's missing from the Arab press

As op-eds infiltrate Arab newspapers and online news, academic and journalist Daoud Kuttab explains why investigative and human-interest stories have been few and far between in the Arab press.

Daoud Kuttab | December 11, 2014

10 Google tools investigative reporters can use to find information

Journalists can use these tools and techniques to find story ideas, uncover data sets, keep up to date on their beat and more. 

Suchit Chávez | December 04, 2014

Journalists can use TRAILS to separate fact and fiction on Twitter

In this week's Digital Media Mash Up by the Center for International Media Assistance, a new tool helps journalists determine fact from fiction on Twitter, a new project follows the trend of topic-specific news sites and more.

IJNet | November 21, 2014

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