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Tanzania offers lessons for journalists facing censorship

In Tanzania, journalists are working to find a balance between being cautious about stories and avoiding self-censorship.

Omar Mohammed | August 09, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: Low-cost news apps give smaller organizations a "push"

Easy-to-use, customizable news app, security training for U.S.-Mexico border journalists and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup.

Sara Olstad | August 05, 2016

How blockchain technology can boost freedom of the press

Blockchain’s role in journalism, the future of digital media and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | August 05, 2016

What journalists should know before covering the Rio de Janeiro Olympics

The 2016 Olympic Games are expected to present several unique challenges to the 30,000 journalists heading to Rio de Janeiro. These tips and resources can help.

Sam Berkhead | August 03, 2016

What every journalist should know about anonymous sources

When is it appropriate for journalists to grant a source anonymity? What ethical concerns should be kept in mind with anonymous sources? Here are some tips from ONA, the Society of Professional Journalists and more.

Sherry Ricchiardi | August 02, 2016

What 'selfie journalism' can bring to digital reporting

How Snapchat protects sources’ identity, Edward Snowden’s safer smartphone for journalists and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | July 22, 2016

Resources and safety tips for journalists covering political conventions

Ahead of this month's Democratic and Republican national conventions, groups like Global Journalist Security are equipping journalists with safety trainings and tools.

Sherry Ricchiardi | July 18, 2016

Resources for journalists covering mass shootings

An overview of tips, tools and resources for journalists reporting on mass shootings and similar attacks. 

Sam Berkhead | July 12, 2016

Italian Supreme Court rules in favor of news ‘expiration date’

Court rules news expires after two years, the worst digital security guide on the web and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | July 08, 2016

Secure messaging apps: The pros and cons of each platform

Messaging apps are the new front line in ensuring secure communications between journalists, sources and contacts. Here are several different options and their pros and cons.

Christopher Guess | July 06, 2016

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