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'Publishing for Peanuts' report provides guide for innovating media startups worldwide

The Open Society Foundations and Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs report highlights best practices for journalism startups, looking at 35 media startups around the globe.

Kristen Grennan, Columbia University, SIPA | November 25, 2015

Spreaker debuts podcast radio app with curated content from IJNet, other partners

Spreaker, an audio and distribution platform for podcasts, launched a new Android-only app this week. Spreaker Podcast Radio features curated podcast lists created by partners like IJNet.

IJNet | November 13, 2015

World Press Photo and Everyday Africa create new database for African photojournalists

With the African Photojournalism Database, visual journalists across Africa will be able to access more opportunities and outlets for their work in the international media sphere.

Sam Berkhead | November 12, 2015

14ymedio's Yoani Sánchez: 'Technology is an incredible ally for independent journalism in Cuba'

Knight International Journalism Award winner and Cuban journalist Yoani Sánchez tells IJNet how she is making her digital news outlet 14ymedio into a blueprint for the future of independent media in Cuba.

Ashley Nguyen | November 10, 2015

What to expect when attending your first hackathon

More and more, journalists are asked to work with technologists in the newsroom. Attending a hackathon can be good practice for both sides of the digital newsroom equation.

Ashley Nguyen | November 09, 2015

How a journalist laid-off in Spain revived his career with data visualization

Getting laid off is not always a bad thing for a journalist. In the case of a business journalist from Salamanca, it created an opportunity for him to develop a new service - Porcentual. 

James Breiner | October 23, 2015

Need diverse voices? Look no further than your social media feeds

How news organizations can find diverse voices on social media, lessons from Mashable's Social Good Summit and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by CIMA.

IJNet | October 23, 2015

Q&A with Nic Dawes: Helping India’s Hindustan Times bridge the print-to-digital gap

IJNet talked to Nic Dawes, chief editorial and content officer at the Hindustan Times, to find out more about the changes occurring in the newsroom and the importance of adapting to digital. 

Sophie Westover | October 22, 2015

Eight journalism opportunities to apply for in November

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

IJNet | October 22, 2015

Successful journalists need to 'be adaptable,' says Politico’s Kara Kearns

Kara Kearns, director of operations at POLITICO, gave novice journalists tips for success at a recent George Washington University journalism conference.

Sam Berkhead | October 21, 2015

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