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Europe's GDPR law helps news sites cut down on third-party cookies

Some third-party cookies were still present, of course. But there was a decrease in third-party content loaded from social media platforms and from content recommendation widgets.

Shan Wang, Nieman Lab | August 17, 2018

Through understanding bots, journalists can more effectively fight disinformation

As bots have become more sophisticated, so has their ability to spread disinformation. Here's what you need to know.

Ana Siu | August 15, 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, Code for Africa | August 14, 2018

Tips for promoting your podcast

The podcast industry is booming, but the proliferation of podcasts makes it difficult for producers to attract new listeners. Here are some tips for promoting your podcast.

Clothilde Goujard | August 13, 2018

Weekly digital security round-up: Documenting internet shutdowns in Africa

Each week, the African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) posts a digital security round-up. This week's post focuses on internet black outs and Google's take on cyber security responsibility.

ANCIR | August 10, 2018

What worked and what didn’t in BBC’s hunt for new storytelling formats

BBC's research and development team spent four months experimenting with prototypes intended to move the BBC beyond standard articles. Here are some highlights from their findings.

Christine Schmidt, Nieman Lab | August 09, 2018

IJNet Live: How to build sustainable journalism models worldwide

What can your newsroom do to fill the gaps and find a business model that works in the long-term? Join us on Wednesday, August 8 as we discuss with media entrepreneurship leaders from Latin America, MENA and Asia.

IJNet | July 25, 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

ICFJ learning module takes readers through the history of ‘fake news’ and disinformation

The 21st century has seen information weaponized on an unprecedented scale. A new resource published by the International Center for Journalists plots the current crisis on an international timeline.

Julie Posetti and Alice Matthews | July 23, 2018

For journalists interested in cross-border collaborations, Hostwriter offers opportunities and resources

Berlin-based startup Hostwriter focuses on cross-border collaboration between journalists by offering them places to stay, tools for collaborating, money for projects and more. 

Natalia Smolentceva | July 16, 2018

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