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Journalists' startups bridge gap between storytelling and technology

At a recent event in New York, fellows at the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism showcased their media startups and news platforms.

Jenny Manrique | May 25, 2016

Investigative news sites redefine the journalistic business model

Increasingly, "watchdog" investigative news sites are defying conventions of the journalistic business model by building strong, loyal reader bases willing to pay for their news.

James Breiner | May 02, 2016

PayDesk platform ‘streamlines’ connectivity between freelancers and news outlets

In today's global news landscape, finding a freelancer on the ground to cover breaking events abroad can be challenging. Enter PayDesk, a platform that links freelancers with the news outlets that need them.

Les Neuhaus | April 22, 2016

Spain's El Diario finds success with unique business model

In 2015, El Diario, a free digital publication in Spain, grew its revenues by 33 percent. Its secret? A commitment to transparency and high-quality reporting that keeps readers coming back for more.

James Breiner | March 31, 2016

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

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