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Medium’s Ghost Boat project brings readers into the investigative process

More than a year after its disappearance, Medium launched the Ghost Boat project to search for answers about a missing boat of refugees — and it's an investigation that continues today.

Belén Arce Terceros | May 24, 2016

Ukraine’s StopFake acts as first line of defense against propaganda

Over the last two years, StopFake has grown into the "Snopes of Ukraine," busting rumors and inaccuracies in both the Russian and Ukrainian media.

Sherry Ricchiardi | May 23, 2016

RioOnWatch launches guide to encourage nuanced news coverage of Rio de Janeiro Olympics

As tens of thousands of journalists prepare to travel to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games, RioOnWatch has released the Olympics Resources for Journalists to promote balanced, accurate coverage of the city.

Sheila Taylor | May 18, 2016

With #12 app, Switzerland's Tamedia creates open dialogue with readers

Tamedia's #12 app is adding a unique touch to the mobile experience by providing readers with a variety of hand-curated content.

Valérie Arnould | May 09, 2016

Why smartphone users prefer longread journalism

New findings reveal readers’ longform preferences, going inside the Panama Papers and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | May 06, 2016

Investigative news sites redefine the journalistic business model

Increasingly, "watchdog" investigative news sites are defying conventions of the journalistic business model by building strong, loyal reader bases willing to pay for their news.

James Breiner | May 02, 2016

Journalist or advocate: In the digital age, does it matter?

In today's digitally-driven journalism industry, how do we define the line between journalism and activism? A panel at the International Symposium on Online Journalism examined how the two roles are connected.

Patrick Butler | April 25, 2016

The Listening Post uses GroundSource to reach users ‘in one fell swoop’

Using GroundSource, a phone-based messaging platform, New Orleans' The Listening Post has created a two-way dialogue with its listeners to more closely engage with the communities it serves.

Dena Levitz | April 20, 2016

Anchor app delivers the news in short audio clips

Journalists can use Anchor, a new app, to produce short audio clips and get them to listeners instantly. Here’s how.

Sam Berkhead | April 19, 2016

Do you speak Spanglish?: Producing content for Latino audiences

What should news organizations know when trying to engage Latino audiences? Editors recently shared their advice and tips at the Hispanicize event in Miami.

Jenny Manrique | April 18, 2016

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