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14 free digital tools that any newsroom can use

Steal our tools! Ahead of the 2016 Online News Association conference, here are 14 digital tools from the ICFJ Knight Fellows that any newsroom can use.

Sara Olstad | September 14, 2016

A look at the other side: Latin American journalistic projects put the focus on inequality

How two recent journalism projects in Latin America are bringing the conversation surrounding wealth inequality to a larger audience.

Belén Arce Terceros | September 12, 2016

Overlooked outlets where freelancers can pitch their work

Lesser-known news outlets with robust readership that are seeking new freelancer pitches in this week's TechCorner, produced by HackPack.press.

IJNet | September 09, 2016

How audience inclusion in key journalistic decisions can increase engagement

Why Hearken, a new platform for journalists to connect with their audiences, is betting that readers will determine the future of news.

Zainab Imam | September 07, 2016

Storyhunter CEO: Virtual reality is the 'most powerful medium' for storytelling

As the news industry is increasingly shifting toward virtual reality, Storyhunter is following suit, offering resources and more to journalists using its platform.

Clothilde Goujard | September 05, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: African fund for innovative journalism now accepting pitches for investigative stories

impactAFRICA launches investigative reporting contest, webinar on low-cost mobile apps and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s Roundup.

Sara Olstad | September 02, 2016

How to use open source information to investigate stories online

What does it take to be an effective online investigator? In today's digital world, verifying open source information plays a huge role, writes Bellingcat's Eliot Higgins.

Eliot Higgins | August 29, 2016

How to build a successful career as a freelance journalist

Before pursuing a freelance journalism career, keep these tips from real-life freelancers in mind.

Farahnaz Mohammed | August 25, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: Pakistan school shooting story nominated for U.S. award

Express Tribune story nominated for ONA Award, webinar about low-cost mobile apps, and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Sara Olstad | August 22, 2016

What you need to know to get started with Facebook Live

Livestreaming online via Facebook Live can help news organizations reach a wider social media audience at little to no cost.

Shaheryar Popalzai | August 18, 2016

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