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The benefits of distributing news under a Creative Commons license

How news organizations can embrace Creative Commons, encrypting your smartphone and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 25, 2016

Washington Post digital chief encourages news outlets to embrace social, mobile news

At the Digital Journalism Conference in Huesca, Spain, Emilio Garcia-Ruiz of The Washington Post stressed the need for news outlets to embrace technology and social media in order to survive.

James Breiner | March 14, 2016

Why Al Jazeera failed to capture an American audience

Lessons learned from Al Jazeera America’s closing, Facebook's Instant Articles expansion and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | February 19, 2016

Denmark’s Kristeligt Dagblad newspaper promotes editorial accountability with readers’ help

Journalism is known for its ability to hold the powerful accountable — but who holds journalists accountable? At one Danish newspaper, readers evaluate the newspaper, building transparency and trust.

Ingrid Cobben | February 15, 2016

Inside SembraMedia, a new resource site for digital media companies in Latin America

The site features a directory of Spanish-language digital media outlets; a calendar of events; a collection of classes and video interviews; resources and tools; and more. 

Teresa Mioli | February 05, 2016

16 blogs for boosting your data literacy

A curated collection of data journalism blogs, Al Jazeera America employees’ next steps and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | February 05, 2016

Journalists and media entrepreneurs demo new tools at Hacks/Hackers Connect

How can media organizations create a more effective user experience and a better business model? Journalists and entrepreneurs alike recently gathered in San Francisco to find the answer.

Jenny Manrique | February 01, 2016

How social media spurs evolution at every level of the news industry

Social media’s effects on journalism, China’s impact on African media and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | January 29, 2016

Journalist of the month: Shahram Haq

Journalist Shahram Haq shares his experiences and lessons learned from his time at The Express Tribune — as well as from his recent financial and business writing course with Thomson Reuters in London.

Sam Berkhead | January 27, 2016

Why news startups need web editors

ICFJ Knight Fellow Christopher Guess argues that digital news startup organizations are not paying enough attention to the value of a solid web editor.

Christopher Guess | January 22, 2016

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