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HackPack builds virtual and offline communities for freelance journalists

HackPack, the virtual newsroom for journalists, is making a foray into the offline world through in-person meetups and more. Here's what journalists need to know.

Natalia Smolentceva | June 26, 2018

Tanzania’s first data news platform sets off a ripple effect in digital storytelling

Tanzania’s leading daily newspaper, Mwananchi, launched the country’s first online data-driven news platform, which has inspired enthusiasm for data journalism and digital storytelling throughout Tanzania.

Irene Wangui | June 12, 2018

Artificial intelligence as tool to fight fake news, social bots in Brazil's elections

New technologies are helping to gather large amounts of data, combat fake news on social media and more in Brazil.

Jéssica Cruz | June 11, 2018

10 new paradigms for digital journalism

Former ICFJ Knight Fellow James Breiner goes over the 10 new paradigms of the digital news era at a time of decreased trust in the media.

James Breiner | June 01, 2018

Weekly digital security round-up: Mac bugs and Android security

Each week, African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) posts a digital security round-up — called BYOD. This week focuses on Mac bugs, Android security and DDoS attacks.

ANCIR | May 17, 2018

In the economy of attention, the loudest voice is not necessarily the most important

During a panel discussion at the re:publica digital festival in Berlin, panelists discussed attention as a new form of currency and how journalists should react so that important stories are still told. 

Natalia Smolentceva | May 15, 2018

Amid declining press freedom worldwide, Canada and Ecuador offer signs of hope

Two case studies from Reporters Without Borders' annual World Press Freedom Index highlight trends in Ecuador and Canada that can improve the declining state of press freedom around the globe.

Naomi Harris | May 14, 2018

Weekly digital security round-up: Twitter bugs and media gagging

Each week, African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) posts a digital security round-up — called BYOD — which we will occasionally republish on IJNet. 

ANCIR | May 11, 2018

Using design thinking to improve your digital journalism skills

How can design thinking can help you become a better digital journalist? Mariana Santos — former ICFJ Knight Fellow and CEO of Chicas Poderosas — gives her advice.

Mariana Santos | May 04, 2018

12 journalism innovations from Facebook’s F8 keynote

There’s a lot of stuff journalists need to know from Facebook’s biggest annual event. At the F8 keynote, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled products that will shift how journalists tell stories.

Yusuf Omar | May 02, 2018

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