Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Guardian editor: Digital news is a "fundamental redrawing of journalists’ relationship with audience"

Why going digital isn't just an upgrade, what works when teaching media entrepreneurship, a Twitter news service and more are found in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA).

IJNet | October 11, 2013

Three tips for bringing a fresh perspective to your reporting

Whether you've been covering the same beat for years or are reporting on your hometown for the first time, it’s possible to miss a great story because you're too close to your subject.

Antigone Barton | September 26, 2013

Tapping into sources of news in remote communities

Babatunde Akpeji is helping citizen journalists in the Niger Delta region bring their health coverage to Nigeria's mainstream news outlets.

Antigone Barton | August 06, 2013

Lessons for journalism from a nonprofit's social engagement campaign

Newsrooms that want to take community engagement to the next level can learn from World Pulse's "Girls Transform the World" campaign.

Jessica Weiss | August 05, 2013

Editor: 'Our advantage comes from the good content generated by our users'

IJNet talks with the editor of Indonesia's Kompasiana website, which has 2,000 contributors who publish 800 articles daily.

Jessica Weiss | July 19, 2013

Engage your audience with news games

Journalists who follow the adage "Show, don't tell" have a powerful but underused tool at their disposal: news games.

Margaret Looney | July 18, 2013

Empowering women at the intersection of journalism and technology

A new network launches to help women learn and lead interactive journalism.

Mariana Santos | July 15, 2013

New tool empowers a citizen journalism community in Mozambique

Citizen Desk enables news organizations to more effectively incorporate citizen journalism into their work.

Jessica Weiss | July 08, 2013

How to boost citizen reporting

Citizen reports can bring context, nuance and a broader range of voices to the news. But most newsrooms could do more to engage the public in stories.

Jessica Weiss | July 05, 2013

Site sorts fact from fiction in South Africa

How South Africa's nonprofit news site Africa Check, a winner of the inaugural African News Innovation Challenge, promotes accuracy in public debate.

Jessica Weiss | June 20, 2013