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How to build a successful career as a freelance journalist

Before pursuing a freelance journalism career, keep these tips from real-life freelancers in mind.

Farahnaz Mohammed | August 25, 2016

Distributed content poses new challenges for publishers

As more publishers choose to distribute their content on platforms like Facebook and Google, they enter into a complex bargain that poses unique challenges to the future of media.

James Breiner | August 17, 2016

Guest blog: How to improve coverage of rape in India

In the wake of the high-profile December 2012 gang rape case in India, the media made a number of mistakes in its coverage. Here's how these mistakes can be avoided in the future.

Sahar Majid | July 20, 2016

Reuters Institute finds the media is more excited about online news video than their audience

A recent survey found that despite heavy investment in online news video, viewers aren't that interested. Nor is video likely to replace text anytime soon or become a major source of cash for newsrooms. 

Elyssa Pachico | July 14, 2016

Universities' media teachings evolve toward entrepreneurial angle

How today's journalism schools are adapting their curriculums to prepare graduates for a rapidly-changing industry.

James Breiner | July 13, 2016

Distributed content, ad blocking, audience revenue stand out in WAN-IFRA report

WAN-IFRA's annual World Press Trends report examines the complex, interwoven landscape of today's news industry, offering guidance for news outlets looking for a more effective revenue model.

Dena Levitz | July 11, 2016

Italian Supreme Court rules in favor of news ‘expiration date’

Court rules news expires after two years, the worst digital security guide on the web and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | July 08, 2016

Solutions journalism: The craft of covering successful responses to social issues

By focusing on positive, successful solutions to society's issues instead of their negative aspects, solutions journalism is turning traditional media on its head.

Clothilde Goujard | June 27, 2016

Hungarian journalists launch investigative site Direkt36 following press crackdown

András Pethő of Direkt36 discusses how the news outlet has overcome Hungary's harsh press freedom climate to produce investigative reporting.

Ines Kagubare | June 23, 2016

Inside Univision’s plan to reach 500 million Spanish speakers worldwide

Univision's Borja Echevarria discusses Univision's strategy for building a successful business model — both in the U.S. and in Spanish-speaking countries around the world.

James Breiner | June 07, 2016

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