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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

Essential tools for measuring audience metrics and engagement

Want to more effectively measure your audience engagement? Engagement experts recently shared some of the best tools and techniques during an IJNet live chat.

Sam Berkhead | November 02, 2016

Challenges to watch out for when building a news bot

With more news outlets experimenting with chat bots to deliver the news, journalist Eduardo Suarez discusses the challenges behind building Politibot, a bot delivering Spanish-language news via Telegram.

Elyssa Pachico | November 01, 2016

Al Jazeera's interactive #Hacked game lets readers investigate the Syrian cyber war

Journalist Juliana Ruhfus discusses the collaborative effort behind “#Hacked: Syria’s Electronic Armies,” Al Jazeera’s new interactive game.

Clothilde Goujard | October 21, 2016

IJNet Live: How to engage audiences and build community among readers

Join IJNet for a live chat on Friday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. EDT to discuss best practices for engaging audiences and share what has worked for your newsroom.

IJNet | October 11, 2016

How news organizations can keep mobile-first audiences engaged

What's the secret to engaging audiences who always have their smartphone in hand? Paula Poindexter, journalism professor at the University of Texas, offered insight.

Ingrid Cobben | September 29, 2016

Public Media Alliance sparks dialogue on trust in the media

Journalists from global public media outlets exchanged ideas on how to regain audiences' trust in the media at the recent Public Media Alliance.

Clothilde Goujard | September 20, 2016

Why loyalty and trust are today's key media metrics

As studies reveal that measuring news analytics by users or pageviews might not be as effective as previously thought, the importance of a loyal readership has become even more defined.

James Breiner | September 08, 2016

How audience inclusion in key journalistic decisions can increase engagement

Why Hearken, a new platform for journalists to connect with their audiences, is betting that readers will determine the future of news.

Zainab Imam | September 07, 2016

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