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Graduates in journalism have many career paths, survey indicates

A survey in Spain gives information on available jobs and potential career paths for graduates in journalism and communication. 

James Breiner | February 16, 2018

Kenyan news organization adds science desk to focus on underreported stories

Nation Media Group, which publishes Kenya's largest paper The Daily Nation, adds a science desk, which is transforming science journalism in the region. 

Verah Okeyo | February 13, 2018

Once a beacon of press freedom in the region, Australia’s proposed law threatens to silence journalists

Proposed reforms of Australia’s national security laws aimed at clamping down on government leaks have raised fears for press freedom in one of the Asia-Pacific’s most open democracies.

John Power, Splice Newsroom | February 09, 2018

Women journalists of color use hashtag to share opportunities and advice

Women of color are underrepresented in newsrooms in the U.S. An online campaign uses the hashtag #PitchThisPerson to increase opportunities and create networks among minority women journalists. 

Angely Mercado | February 07, 2018

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

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