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Mexico's Carmen Aristegui shares tips for journalists fearful of libel lawsuits

Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui is in legal trouble after her website Aristegui Noticias exposed a high-level corruption scandal. Her advice for journalists fearful of libel suits? "Keep publishing."

Elyssa Pachico | November 14, 2016

What journalists can learn from the 2016 US presidential election

After a shocking presidential election, political journalists can take several lessons away from the 2016 campaign.

Elyssa Pachico | November 11, 2016

When interviewing trauma victims, proceed with caution and compassion

How can journalists get the full story of a traumatic event without bringing more harm to their interview subjects? Here are some tips.

Sherry Ricchiardi | November 07, 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 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

Deepgram offers free audio search to journalists through Election Day

Using Deepgram's artificial intelligence-driven software, journalists can scour audio and video recordings for newsworthy soundbites for free in the days leading up to the U.S. presidential election.

Sam Berkhead | October 13, 2016

Free tool launches to simplify FOIA for journalists

How the FOIA Wiki can help journalists access information, media censorship in Kashmir and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | October 07, 2016

Resources for journalists reporting on the Zika virus

As Zika continues to spread across Latin America and into the U.S., the need for journalists to fairly report on the virus is apparent. IJNet rounds up the best tip sheets and resources to help your coverage.

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 06, 2016

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