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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

International Journalism Festival showcases engagement and crowdsourcing tools, tips

The journalism tools featured at #IJF16, becoming a self-employed journalist and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | April 15, 2016

How a fact-checker aims to advance Northern Ireland's peace process

Newly launched fact-checking site FactCheckNI works to ease lingering tensions in Northern Ireland with objective, balanced and nonpartisan coverage and analyses.

Sam Berkhead | April 13, 2016

For journalists covering Cuba, challenges persist despite thaw in relations

Since the U.S. and Cuba began normalizing relations in late 2014, journalists are now flocking to Cuba. A recent panel at the Hispanicize event in Miami discussed some of the challenges reporters in Cuba may face.

Jenny Manrique | April 12, 2016

Spain's El Diario finds success with unique business model

In 2015, El Diario, a free digital publication in Spain, grew its revenues by 33 percent. Its secret? A commitment to transparency and high-quality reporting that keeps readers coming back for more.

James Breiner | March 31, 2016

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