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LiveWire app connects communities and media in South Africa

Using a community news alert app, South Africa's informal settlements are finding a new way to bring their stories to the media and make changes to their lives.

Ashlin Simpson, Code for Africa | August 14, 2018

Kerning Cultures podcast adapts oral storytelling to the digital age

Perceptions of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are inadvertently shaped sensationalist coverage of the region, erasing its humanity and nuance. The Kerning Cultures podcast hopes to fill this gap.

Sam Berkhead | August 07, 2018

Amidst unrest, Nicaraguan journalists use digital innovation to share information

Nicaragua has been involved in a political and humanitarian crisis. Journalists, developers and others have been using digital innovation to share information and updates about the protests.

Ana Siu | July 24, 2018

Journalism organizations spotlight series: RTDNA, ASNE and NPPA

In the second installment in our spotlight series on journalism organizations we feature RTDNA, ASNE and NPPA.

Terrance Smith | May 08, 2018

Facing censorship, Nicaraguan journalists and citizens turn to social media

Journalists used social media to report about the Nicaraguan protests when independent media faced censorship from the government.

Ana Siu | May 03, 2018

Journalism organizations spotlight series: SPJ, IRE and ONA

This is the first installment in our spotlight series on journalism organizations. This article features SPJ, IRE and ONA. 

Terrance Smith | April 11, 2018

Failed media startup leaves behind lessons for community engagement

News organizations that seek to involve local communities can learn from the triumphs and failures of Canadian media startup OpenFile, which closed its doors in 2012. 

Ashley Renders, Nieman Lab | April 06, 2018

Digital news organization reaches local community with bilingual reporting

In a partnership with NPR member station KUNR in Nevada, student organization Noticiero Móvil reports in Spanish to reach overlooked communities. 

Natalie Van Hoozer | April 05, 2018

Can soft power combat misinformation?

As misinformation becomes a growing problem in media and politics, many people turn to public authorities. Soft power solutions offer an alternative that doesn't risk government censorship.

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Nieman Lab | March 16, 2018

4 takeaways from our annual reader survey

We received more than 150 responses to our annual reader survey. Here's what we learned, and how we plan to improve in 2018. 

IJNet | March 13, 2018

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