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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

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

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