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Guide provides practical advice for journalists covering Indigenous communities

In 2011, CBC reporter Duncan McCue published the guide "Reporting in Indigenous Communities," which walks reporters through all steps of the reporting process.

Taylor Mulcahey | October 19, 2018

Tips for starting your own media newsletter

Newsletters are a direct channel to your audience. Rishad Patel, from The Splice Newsroom, gives tips on how to create your own. 

Rishad Patel | September 18, 2018

Sensors boost environmental journalism and citizen engagement in five African countries

Code for Africa is using sensors to collect and track recent — perhaps to-the-minute — local data for journalists, citizens and organizations.

Irene Wangui | September 10, 2018

Creators of Vox's Borders series use local networks to inform their reporting

To avoid parachute journalism, Borders' creators used input from locals living in the border regions they planned to cover.

Christine Schmidt | August 31, 2018

What's new at Media Party 2018?

Media Party takes place in Buenos Aires every year, bringing together journalists from around the world. Here are some key takeaways from this year's event.

Jacqueline Strzemp | August 28, 2018

Journalist of the month: Manar Al-Zubaidi

Manar Abdul Amir Al-Zubaidi is an Iraqi journalist whose publication addresses women's issues, highlights the role of media in combating violence against women and prepares reports about minorities.

IJNet | August 27, 2018

The Cincinnati Enquirer uses Instagram Stories to publish crowd-sourced article

From coloring books and hot dogs to a crowd-sourced story on public education, the Cincinnati Enquirer offers a model to other publishers for using Instagram Stories.

Christine Schmidt | August 24, 2018

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 | 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 by 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

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