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International news outlets shift their attention to cross-border issues

How news outlets are shifting their international coverage, ProPublica’s audience engagement plans and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | January 06, 2017

Top media trends to watch out for in 2017

After 2016, a year of flux and upheaval in journalism, take a look at some of our predictions for journalism trends in 2017. 

Elyssa Pachico | January 05, 2017

Why reader engagement and loyalty matter more than clicks

For digital-only news media to survive, it will be increasingly necessary to cultivate relationships with readers, writes former ICFJ Knight Fellow James Breiner.

James Breiner | December 30, 2016

How a Chinese news app is boosting engagement by paying users

Bingdu, a Chinese news app, allows users to make money by reading and sharing stories. Storybench spoke with Fei Wang, editorial director of Bingdu, to learn more. 

Auguste Yung | December 28, 2016

News organizations and journalists to follow on Snapchat

Snapchat is becoming increasingly popular among journalists and news organizations as a new way to connect with audiences. Here are some of the best organizations and journalists to follow. 

Clothilde Goujard | December 27, 2016

How community news can solve the problems of parachute journalism

Inside the growing push toward locally focused journalism around the world, from Ferguson, Missouri to Rio de Janeiro.

Anna-Catherine Brigida | December 13, 2016

Community-driven newspapers reshape global perceptions of slums

Across the globe, residents of slums — or highly populated, working-class urban areas — are pushing back against negative stereotypes with hyperlocal, community-driven journalism.

Anna-Catherine Brigida | December 08, 2016

Tell us what you think about IJNet

How do you use IJNet to further your career? How can IJNet be better? Take a few minutes to fill out our reader survey and you could win an Amazon gift card worth US$50.

IJNet | December 05, 2016

Q&A with Ami Vitale: Building relationships as a photojournalist

For photojournalists, developing intimate, trusting relationships can often make a difference in getting the perfect shot. Ami Vitale, a photographer for National Geographic, discusses what's worked for her.

Mandla Chinula | November 28, 2016

Profiles in mobile journalism: Where citizens fit

What role are citizens playing in the growing mobile journalism movement? Around the world, they're using their phones to bolster newsgathering and bring about a new angle to storytelling.

Clothilde Goujard | November 10, 2016

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