Business of Journalism

Business of Journalism

Learning how to code? Try these four free tools

Resources for journalists learning how to code, the possible 140-character-plus tweet and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | October 02, 2015

Media Impact Project's Dana Chinn: 'Add audience analytics to what is essential to journalism'

The director of the University of Southern California's Media Impact Project encourages journalists to spend 15 minutes a day taking an audience-first approach to data.

Ashley Nguyen | October 01, 2015

The shocking costs of pursuing data journalism — and how newsrooms can afford them

Accessing the data needed to pursue data journalism is notoriously expensive. Can today’s newsrooms keep up with the cost?

Sam Berkhead | September 30, 2015

Journalist of the month: Kiarinna Parisi Pedrá

Venezuelan journalist of the month Kiarinna Parisi Pedrá began her journalism career in her native country before landing a position with Univision in Atlanta.

IJNet | September 29, 2015

ONA's #BlackTwitter panel talks bringing greater visibility to underrepresented communities

Panelists at the Online News Association conference discussed why newsrooms lack diversity and how it's affecting coverage of underrepresented communities.

Sam Berkhead | September 25, 2015

Seven journalism opportunities to apply for in October

Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in October. Each is open to journalists worldwide.

IJNet | September 23, 2015

As news consumers and advertisers turn to smartphones, publishers struggle to keep up

With Internet giants like Facebook, Google and Apple taking up an increasing share of newsreaders' attention, how will independent publishers keep up?

James Breiner | September 23, 2015

Q&A with Chris Roper: Making the move to multiplatform journalism

The days when a news organization could thrive through dedication to a single medium are over. ICFJ Knight Fellow Chris Roper talks about the advantages of multiplatform journalism.

Will True | September 22, 2015

iGrab gives journalists a multimedia toolkit on their own smartphones

Free app iGrab lets journalists create multimedia content on the go, Facebook introduces a new tool and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | September 18, 2015

openDemocracy investigates: How does commercial interference affect editorial decisions?

openDemocracy's Editor-in-Chief Mary Fitzgerald shares the organization's newest initiative: Media UnSpun. The project will investigate how the presence of major advertisers affect which stories are told.

Mary Fitzgerald | September 17, 2015