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Q&A with Mark Albert: Beating jet lag as a traveling journalist

Feeling fatigued by constant travel across time zones? Freelance correspondent Mark Albert shares his tips for keeping jet lag at bay while you're on the job.

Sam Berkhead | March 10, 2016

Inside Newzulu’s plans to become the go-to platform for verified, crowdsourced content

By verifying citizen and freelance journalism before distributing it, Newzulu is a news wire that aims toward a more innovative business model, says Laura Placide, editor-in-chief.

Dena Levitz | March 02, 2016

How Coda Story will add continuity to crisis coverage one story at a time

Coda Story, a nonprofit startup, will stay in crisis zones for up to a year after most journalists have left. Here's how they're reinventing the wheel of digital journalism.

Ashley Nguyen | January 19, 2016

At Creative Time Reports, newsworthy stories are told with artists' voices

Creative Time Reports, a multimedia website, allows artists worldwide to weigh in on the news in unique and inspiring ways.

Ashley Nguyen | January 13, 2016

IJNet Persian relaunches with a digital focus

We’re happy to announce a relaunch of IJNet Persian, with fresh content and upcoming deadlines for journalism opportunities that could advance your career.

IJNet | January 11, 2016

Five journalists share their hopes for press freedom in 2016

After a tough year for press freedom worldwide, five journalists working across the globe share their hopes for journalism in 2016 and beyond.

Sam Berkhead | January 05, 2016

How to create social content that isn't 'dead in the water'

Expand your reach on Twitter, how social media censorship is hurting publishers in Bangladesh and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | December 04, 2015

HackPack connects freelancers, fixers and editors to publish independent media coverage

With a growing number of news organizations downsizing their global operations, HackPack looks to foster a “market network” to link these outlets to freelancers and fixers around the world.

Sam Berkhead | November 30, 2015

How Metrography aims to bring Iraqi photojournalism to the forefront

Metrography editor in chief Stefano Carini and cofounder Sebastian Meyer discuss the ways in which their organization helps bring local Iraqi photographers' work to the global media.

Abbey Adkison | November 27, 2015

Six worldwide journalism opportunities to apply for in December

Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in December.

IJNet | November 23, 2015

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