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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

Mobile app gives news organizations the 'Push' they need

ICFJ Knight Fellow Christopher Guess introduces his mobile news app "Push," which will help smaller organizations and news outlets deliver content efficiently to readers.

Christopher Guess | November 01, 2016

Funders share tips on how to win international reporting grants

Three U.S. organizations that fund overseas reporting trips shared their advice on how to put together a winning story proposal. 

Elyssa Pachico | October 28, 2016

How DDoS attacks affect journalists — and why that matters

Understanding the threat of DDoS attacks, newsrooms’ increasingly complex legal situation and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | October 28, 2016

The basics of phishing attacks: What journalists need to know to stay safe

Understanding how hackers operate is the first step to protecting your phone or computer from a cyberattack. 

Jorge Luis Sierra | October 26, 2016

Media partnership aims to improve verification of breaking news online

First Draft News' partner network brings together more than 30 news organizations and tech giants to foster greater cooperation around news verification.

Dena Levitz | October 25, 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

How Latin America's digital journalists are overtaking traditional media

The recepients of this year's "Gabo" journalism awards show how digital journalists are competing with traditional media in Latin America.

Elyssa Pachico | October 19, 2016

For journalists investigating corruption, free tool offers millions of searchable documents

How journalists can get started with the Investigative Dashboard, a free collection of tools and resources for investigative journalists anywhere in the world.

Sam Berkhead | October 17, 2016

Google News now highlights fact-checks alongside daily news

How Google News’ new tag emphasizes fact-checking, ReliefWeb’s new apps and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | October 14, 2016

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