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Beyond government oversight: Top concerns for reporters interested in drone journalism

ICFJ Knight Fellow Babatunde Akpeji discusses drones as a tool for gathering the news.

Babatunde Akpeji | August 18, 2015

Liven up your social media feed using animation tool Legend

How to animate text using Legend, GitHub tips for journalists and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | August 14, 2015

How journalism schools can adapt to a digital environment

The world of journalism moves at a rapid pace. But when it comes to academia, journalism moves much more slowly. Six journalism professors from HBCUs share their takeaways from a summer back in the newsroom.

Will True | August 10, 2015

Six journalism opportunities to apply for in August

Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in August. Each is open to journalists worldwide.

IJNet | July 22, 2015

Making the most of your data as a journalist

Associate Professor Jeff South of Virginia Commonwealth University shares five steps to effectively communicate with data journalism.

Alexandra Ludka | July 07, 2015

Tips on preparing an effective journalism grant proposal

Djordje Padejski, the interim fellowship impact leader for the JSK Journalism Fellowships at Stanford, shares 15 tips on how to write a cohesive, detail-oriented grant proposal.

Djordje Padejski | July 03, 2015

The secrets behind successful digital-native media

ICFJ Knight Fellow Mariano Blejman led a Google Hangout sponsored by the Dow Jones Foundation on best practices for digital media.

Maite Fernandez | July 02, 2015

Six journalism opportunities to apply for in July

Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in July. Each is open to journalists worldwide.

IJNet | June 23, 2015

Covering Haiti and the Dominican Republic: Two journalists weigh in

As people of Haitian descent face potential deportation from the Dominican Republic, these journalists examine whether and how newsrooms can do a better job covering stories in the two countries. 

Julie Schwietert Collazo | June 23, 2015

Making a case for encryption, from guacamole recipes to top-secret documents

Encryption, a process to code information in such a way that only authorized people can read it, should be a matter of everyday practice for any journalist.

Jorge Luis Sierra | June 18, 2015

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