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From war to peace: new narrative strategies in Colombian journalism

The recent transformations in Colombia have also had an impact on journalism. Three emerging projects challenge traditional war reporting and reach their audiences through creative digital tools.

Nadya Hernández | March 05, 2018

Compass News hopes to become a leading app for young, non-news junkies

Born out of a listening tour around universities in the U.K., Compass News curates top stories for a young audience of non-news junkies. Their next challenge will be expanding to new markets, including the U.S.

Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Lab | March 02, 2018

Fact-checking around the world: Inside Argentina’s Chequeado

In our new series, "Fact-Checking Around the World," IJNet will explore the work of organizations that are working to fight misinformation worldwide. The first installment spotlights Chequeado in Argentina.

Clothilde Goujard | February 22, 2018

Tear down this paywall: Germany’s taz newspaper launches a reader revolution from Berlin

How do you fund digital content? The Berlin-based daily taz uses a unique model. It was founded as a cooperative, relying on memberships and pay-at-will donations to fund their news.

Anna Rohleder | January 30, 2018

'Bridging the gap' report outlines worldwide efforts to rebuild citizen trust in media

While many conversations focus on the declining trust in media, this study takes a different approach with an in-depth look at media initiatives that are working to rebuild it. 

Bebe Santa-Wood | January 18, 2018

BBC to pursue personalized content through partnerships with local news companies in India

In a country where the 10 most popular languages are all spoken by at least 25 million people, creating content that’s relevant to everyone is a tall order — which is why the BBC World Service needs some help.

Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Lab | January 05, 2018

How Spain's Público redefined its strategy and grew its audience by 40 percent

If audiences aren't reading it, why keep writing it? The Spanish news site Público adopted this mindset when rethinking their editorial strategy — and grew their audience by 40 percent in the process.

Maite Fernandez | January 04, 2018

When it comes to engagement metrics, focus on the small numbers

The new economics of journalism relies less on large engagment metrics, and more on finding a small base of loyal users.

James Breiner | December 28, 2017

Reuters Institute survey gives insight into why readers distrust the media

“Rebuilding trust will a long-term process and will require the commitment of publishers, platforms and consumers over many years.”

Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Lab | December 15, 2017

How Malaysia's R.AGE is engaging millennials with investigative journalism

The Star newspaper's scrappy reporting team shows how a fresh product can build a new audience for old media.

Kate Mayberry, Splice Newsroom | December 08, 2017

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