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In Brazil, journalists overcome economic crisis with entrepreneurship

How media startups like Reinventar Jornalistas RJ and Brio Hunter are helping Brazil's journalists connect and find jobs in an increasingly tough economic climate.

Núria Saldanha | January 26, 2017

Inside The Washington Post's winning business model

With daily newspapers across the U.S. laying off workers, The Washington Post stands out from the crowd, growing its subscriptions by 145 percent in one year and expanding its staff. Here's how they do it.

James Breiner | January 13, 2017

5 keys to success for entrepreneurial journalists

Media can no longer solely rely on advertising and subscription revenue to make ends meet. ICFJ Knight Fellow Janine Warner shares tips for how entrepreneurial journalists can thrive in the landscape.

Janine Warner and Mijal Iastrebner | January 12, 2017

Why reader engagement and loyalty matter more than clicks

For digital-only news media to survive, it will be increasingly necessary to cultivate relationships with readers, writes former ICFJ Knight Fellow James Breiner.

James Breiner | December 30, 2016

U.S. media outlets and tech giants gear up to combat fake news in 2017

As 2016 comes to a close, media organizations are teaming up with tech companies like Facebook and Google to take action against the spread of fake news online.

Jean Claude Kabengera | December 29, 2016

Veteran journalist Jason Motlagh shares tips for aspiring international freelancers

Want to become a globe-trotting freelance journalist? Jason Motlagh, who has reported from more than 50 countries, discusses what you need to do to get started.

Sherry Ricchiardi | December 07, 2016

12 ways digital news organizations can generate revenue

How can today's digital media outlets find sustainable sources of revenue? Here are 12 potential revenue sources.

James Breiner | November 18, 2016

How Austria's keen on is building a 'new type of arts journalism'

Sabrina Möller, publisher and head editor of online art magazine keen on, discusses how the site's unique, visually driven design brings a new form of arts journalism to the table.

Andreas Freund | November 17, 2016

Media partnership aims to improve verification of breaking news online

First Draft News' partner network brings together more than 30 news organizations and tech giants to foster greater cooperation around news verification.

Dena Levitz | October 25, 2016

Why loyalty and trust are today's key media metrics

As studies reveal that measuring news analytics by users or pageviews might not be as effective as previously thought, the importance of a loyal readership has become even more defined.

James Breiner | September 08, 2016

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