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IJNet Live: How to revive local, community-focused journalism

Join IJNet for a live chat on Thursday, April 13 at 1 p.m. EDT to discuss the best tools and strategies for improving local news coverage with leading community journalism experts.

Sam Berkhead | March 21, 2017

How to finance your next journalism project through crowdfunding

Journalists who have financed projects via crowdfunding discuss the elements of a successful campaign.

Clothilde Goujard | March 09, 2017

5 ways to make your email newsletters stand out

Newsletters are a great way for journalists and news outlets to reach their readers. These five strategies can help you take advantage of their renewed popularity.

Rachel Wise, Reynolds Journalism Institute | March 07, 2017

3 ways newsrooms can regain their readers' trust

With trust in the media at a new low, what can we do to regain readers' trust? The Reynolds Journalism Institute analyzed news readers' reactions to different social media strategies to find the answer.

Sam Berkhead | February 28, 2017

How 'slow' journalism brings depth and nuance to complex stories

By spending more time on stories than is typical, journalists are allowing themselves to give complex beats the in-depth coverage they deserve.

Clothilde Goujard | February 09, 2017

Media outlets see opportunities to move beyond the echo chamber after US elections

In a recent Knight Foundation panel, journalists from FiveThirtyEight, Associated Press and USA Today discussed how the media can learn from its mistakes made during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Auguste Yung | February 08, 2017

New IJNet Forum offers exclusive jobs, chats and connections

Inside the IJNet Forum, a new Facebook group for our readers to find even more opportunities and discussion around the latest media trends.

Sam Berkhead | January 10, 2017

International news outlets shift their attention to cross-border issues

How news outlets are shifting their international coverage, ProPublica’s audience engagement plans and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | January 06, 2017

Top media trends to watch out for in 2017

After 2016, a year of flux and upheaval in journalism, take a look at some of our predictions for journalism trends in 2017. 

Elyssa Pachico | January 05, 2017

Why reader engagement and loyalty matter more than clicks

For digital-only news media to survive, it will be increasingly necessary to cultivate relationships with readers, writes former ICFJ Knight Fellow James Breiner.

James Breiner | December 30, 2016

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